Opinion

Vote in state senate election March 26

  Although March 26 is a one-race election, we hope residents will still vote in the special primary election for State Senate District 1 office. State senators and represe ...

A stigma Placer County needs

Catching up with Raul, an old college friend at a summer reunion, he had genuine interest in the type of work I was in. Although I was quick to recap who KidsFirst is, what we do a ...

Roseville families prepare their students to do their best in upcoming tests

It’s one thing to talk the talk but it’s a whole ‘nother ball game to walk the walk. So, when Roseville City School District says that we pride ourselves on our c ...

Reader says we need to remember what happened in the past

I have just read the two articles concerning Nazi memorabilia (Feb. 1 front page, Nazi items in area store sparks local concerns” and page 4, “Our View, Promoting Nazi ...

Historic value or symbols of hate?

In defense of offering Nazi memorabilia for sale at Roseville’s Antique Trove, co-owner Gary Dean commented, “It’s not like I couldn’t rent that space to so ...

Paradise – two months after

  The city of Paradise. A 105-minute drive from Lincoln but now in a completely different universe. A Rotarian colleague of mine told me he recently went to Paradise and w ...

Drivers: be patient

In most cases, a group of riders on the narrowest, curviest road will delay a driver only a few seconds.  Drivers: please exercise some patience and pass cyclists safely. I h ...

The state of Placer County is strong

As we begin the new year, I am happy to report that the state of Placer County is strong. Last year, we celebrated many achievements, which included good fiscal health as well as ...

Remind youth of the dangers of alcohol and drug abuse

Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, which runs Tuesday to Sunday, unfortunately is relevant today.   The week provides students nationwide with scientific facts about drugs and ...

Appreciating our law enforcement every day

We often don’t think of what it’s like to be a police or sheriff’s officer as we go about our daily lives. Probably 99 percent of us are oblivious to the dangers ...

Village at Loomis: improved through community input

I would like to personally thank the community for your involvement and input in the review of the Village at Loomis plan over the last nearly four-and-a-half years. After 14 publ ...

Nominate a deserving person for a 2019 Ruhkala Award

The city of Rocklin is the great place it is today to raise a family and run a business because of many factors, the most important of those being the willingness of the constituen ...

Resident appreciates Hospice’s service

I was one who disliked everything about the term and title, Hospice.  My experience with it told me it was a place where people die. It was a special location, lowly lit, and ...

Helping our seniors extremely important

We’re always fascinated hearing about the 100 year olds who still lift weights, lead dance classes or work full-time. Men’s life expectancy is 76.1 years and women&rs ...

What’s in a name? Here, it’s child abuse prevention

KidsFirst has such a warm, delicate and caring ring to it. How can an organization who puts kids first possibly conjure up bad mojo in anyone? Add to that our tagline, “Educa ...