Opinion

Our View: A Burning Man for all seasons

Early in “Lawrence of Arabia,” David Lean's epic about a soul-searching prodigy, the fictional Mr. Dryden observes that Lawrence has a funny sense of “fun&rdq ...

Letters: Cycle away - forever!

The bicyclists that come from out of town to ride the country back roads of Penryn, Ophir and Newcastle are posing a danger to the citizens that live here. I just unfortunately had ...

Letters: Only people who are trash leave trash

There're so many issues to write about, local issues, state issues, global issues, so much.  But I am going to talk about something that has been driving me crazy for many ...

Letters: Supes should like it or leave it

Just wondering if someone could explain why our County Supervisor Jim Holmes calls the salary that the Placer County Supervisors receive "almost embrassing" and yet Mr. H ...

Letters: Supes need fair pay

Surprise surprise. I did not think the comparison of neighboring counties was a good methodology to compare Board of Supervisors salaries. Should they earn as much as Sacramento Co ...

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 ...