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Trustee: vote Rudd

As I retire from the Board of Trustees at Sierra College after 28 years, I am endorsing Howard Rudd for the Area I seat. I have worked with Howard for 12 years on the Sierra Colle ...

Concerned over emergency housing

I attended my first Granite Bay MAC meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 6. One agenda item discussed was quite alarming to me: emergency, transitional and supportive housing in Granite Bay. ...

Losing lifestyle thanks to ‘newbies’

I have lived in Granite Bay almost 37 years. The newbies in our community say they moved here for the rural atmosphere. They tried to get control burns totally banned. What they d ...

Searching for conservative contributions

Regarding the story of Assemblyman Gaines meeting with voters that appeared in The Press Tribune, Jan. 9, the article said George Hudson is concerned about a constitutional convent ...

Raise hens, but do it right

Placer County Planning Department is proposing a zoning amendment to allow three hens (no roosters, hen peacocks or guinea hens) in residential single-family neighborhoods with an ...

New Joseph joins Mary, Jesus

Joseph is back! Well, not really. But a very thoughtful woman brought a Joseph and a matching Mary to put in our nativity. She drove from Colfax to Sierra Pipe in Auburn Wednesday ...

Gold mine at Cirby and Riverside

There is a Roseville gold mine at Cirby Way and Riverside Avenue. I received my first citation in 55 years at this corner being cited with “negligence, and failure to obey traff ...

President’s age of compassion

“Happy New Year” to all of our friends and fellow travelers on this earthly voyage to which we are all a part. We believe we are seeing some rather incredible things happenin ...

Health care bill is control tactic

I am very upset with the direction the president is taking this country. In a speech last February, Obama announced he would completely change our health care, education and energy ...

Health care for all in great USA

Hooray! A health care plan is on the way, not a perfect one, but a step in the right direction. I was thinking about the past, the “greatest generation” – their WWII fight ...

‘Quality of life’ expensive

In The Press Tribune, Nov. 18 edition there was a story about that stated, “You can help reduce your costs by making your home more energy efficient.” Gee, I thought this w ...

Neither party represents us

It’s been very interesting to watch the health care debate over the past several months. What has again struck me is when the Democrats say “We have to come together to pass t ...

Holidays in Roseville, 100 years ago

ith a new decade soon to be upon us, I thought it would be interesting to recount what times were like 100 years ago. It’s the holiday season in Roseville, and times are good fo ...

Cat house earns reprieve

We are grateful to the Placer County Board of Supervisors for recognizing the valuable service Friends of the Placer County Animal Shelter provides to the county and the community. ...

Transported back in time

The train tooting down the tracks, I thought, “Oh, I hope the sound out there doesn’t ruin the sounds in here…” I needn’t have worried. That was the last I heard anythin ...