letters to the editor

Poets’ verse appreciated

Last Thursday evening, I attended an inspiring literary event that didn’t require a drive to Nevada City or Sacramento. In partnership with John Bowman, Roseville’s Blue Line ...

Cops – give drivers a break

A short while ago I heard on the radio that the City of Roseville was planning a policy of increased ticketing that would help supplement funding for Roseville and its police dep ...

Poultry would mean trouble for dogs

Got dogs? If you own dogs, their life may be in danger if the County’s hen ordinance is approved by the Planning Commission (see story on A12). Under the guise of “urban farm ...

Kennedy will be remembered

It was a sad day for me to learn about the death of Senator Ted Kennedy. I can only imagine how difficult it must be for the Kennedy family after enduring the recent loss of Eun ...

Early release for non-violent criminals

Regarding Assemblyman Ted Gaines letter about inmate release in the Press Tribune’s Aug. 26 edition, will someone please take out the mass hysteria of “early release?” What ...

Article mentions reward, not risk

The article in the Saturday, June 20 Press Tribune by Andrew Eggers regarding year-round youth baseball was incomplete and should’ve addressed the downside of one-sport, year-rou ...

‘Mr. No Vote’ still going negative

Placer County’s congressman “Mr. No Vote” again is only one of 70 voting against the bill compared to 357 bipartisan members voting for curbing the more outrageous abuses b ...

Eich teachers make learning a priority

My name is Emanuela Toohey and I am the mother of 15-year-old Andre who is autistic. Andre is an eighth-grader at W.T. Intermediate School in Roseville. Next year Andre will att ...

Development plans hold public safety at ransom

As a member of the Dry Creek Area Fire Service Community Advisory Committee, an item has come to my attention about which I believe the residents of Dry Creek, and particularly Ros ...

We’ve inherited a tremendous responsibility

I am an active constituent of the Fourth District who resides in Roseville. This letter is in regards to Senator Dave Cogdill’s recent statements pertaining to the closures of t ...

Dog attack causes concern for trail users

I was heartsick to learn in The Press-Tribune, April 4, that another horse and rider were victims of a dog attack on a local trail. I’m sure the dog’s owners never dreamed that ...

Are Big 3 automakers really to blame for financial problems?

Why is it you almost never hear the sales figures for Honda, Toyota, and Nissan? They are down almost as much as the Big 3. Why don’t you hear about the financial aid being give ...

Go back to Bay Area for ”We Are One”

In regards to the letter about SureWest failing to provide cable customers with the “We Are One” presentation, Press-Tribune, Jan. 28, all inaugural celebrations are historic. ...

Placer County finalist asks for your support

My name is Kathryn Franklin and I’m a lifetime resident of Placer County. I’d like your support in a national contest recognizing my community service. I’m one of seven fina ...

Costly regulation will not improve water quality

The State Water Quality Board is on the brink of issuing new regulations that will require rural property owners to pay to have their wells and septic systems tested every five yea ...