Opinion

Bill Cosby talks education, life and civil rights with Placer Herald

The voice says, “So where you’ve been? Wait? What? I was told 9 and it’s …” I’m immediately thrown off — that is, before I hear the clas ...

Dispatch from South Sudan: ‘What tomorrow brings’

For nearly a year, the Press Tribune’s editor has corresponded with Sheldon Wardwell, a California resident currently working as a Protection Officer with Nonviolent Pea ...

Another View: P.D. looks at slain marshal’s trust as a symbol in hard times

One hundred years ago, Rocklin was a small, tight-knit community. Communication was word-of-mouth and newspaper, rather than social media. Our railroad town was sprinkled with farm ...

Adjusting to the changes

We all look forward to something new, but we are not always so open to change. Case in point is the fact the Sierra Foothill League will bring in two, new outstanding programs and ...

Another View: Saving water is easy - kick bad habits

My water usage for the last three-month cycle was down 47 percent compared to last year’s same period. The prior cycle I cut the flow by 30 percent. Was it difficult? Not at ...

2 state bills would choke businesses

Over the years, California has earned a reputation of not being friendly to business interests, and thus we have seen states like Texas come try to pry businesses to move out of ou ...

Reader Input: Recent investigative reporting, analysis vital to community

This letter is to commend the Placer Herald and Press Tribune for last week’s lead article and editorial which documented heroin abuse in Placer County. I am one of those Pla ...

Reader Input: Placer supes do just fine with their paychecks

Our Placer County supervisors are pushing for a 139 percent pay raise—from $30,000/year to $71,755/year.  They also want full healthcare and retirement benefits. Hidden ...

Reader Input: Pay Placer supes more

The Placer County supervisors deserve a raise. Supervisor pay has stayed the same for 22 years. Even more important, future county supervisors deserve to be paid a living wage for ...

Reader Input: Rocklin PONY Bronco had magic season

I wanted to share my congratulations for the outstanding performance both on the field and off by the players and families of the Rocklin PONY Bronco team representing your communi ...