Opinion

Our View: Thoughts from a crime reporter’s Christmas

I was sitting in the Boxing Donkey Irish Pub in Old Town Roseville, watching tiny ice-lights glint on the clover-green walls and the old oak curving above the Guinness sign, and Th ...

Our View: Lost and found in the never-ending season

Last week, I published a little tongue-in-cheek column deconstructing the popularity of a novelty Christmas song by Randy Brooks. At least one reader was so incensed that he wrote ...

Letters: Placer supes would sell their mothers

Shame on our supervisors, four of them at least, who would obviously sell their mothers for a tax dollar to protect a great community resource. Cheers to Scott Holbrook who broug ...

Letters: We can coexist with native wildlife

I read an article recently and was concerned about the difference in the information that was reported, apparently, from (Fish and Wildlife Information Officer) Janice Mackey re ...

Letters: This Rocklin resident cares about the theater

As a longtime resident of Placer County and a former (still honorary) resident of Auburn, I found the County's decision to tear down DeWitt Theater extremely disappointing and ...

Letters: Rocklin city workers deserve a round of applause

Have you noticed something different around Rocklin? Our city maintenance crews have been hard at work changing out grass for water saving plants, tan bark and switching out old sp ...

Letters: Time to protect Rocklin’s trees

Think mature oaks are protected in Rocklin? Forget it. Even though Rocklin’s Oak Tree Preservation Guidelines classify oaks as “protected” trees, they’re d ...

Our View: Grandma’s cloven demise no cause for celebration

Growing up, I never quite understood the fascination and popularity of the song “Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer.” Swinging and upbeat, this hillbilly-ish anthem wri ...

Letters: Food is intended for the needy, not the greedy

With the holiday season upon us, we wish to remind people that it is a time of giving and helping those who are less fortunate. Unfortunately, at a recent event we attended, we ov ...

Letters: If NOR CAL seceded

Once upon a time, forested counties of Northern California seceded to form the state of Jefferson. They were tired of sending southward all their water, made precious by drought. T ...