Opinion

Another View: Athletes, musicians and artists

... After my column about my having to be told about the Placer County Archives, Roger Strahle at Wild Bird Station said he spent a lot of time “just for fun” at the St ...

Reader Input: Bicyclists: Follow rules of the road

A few years back, my friends and I attended the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, S.D. One of us was issued a ticket for not coming to a complete stop at a stop sign in Spearf ...

Reader Input: God gave us all we see

A recent letter by one Kevin McNaughton states that if you believe in God that you have a mental illness (“Religion a cancer on our planet,” Reader Input, May 14). We ...

Reader Input: PC Solutions got it done

This is a big shout-out to PC Solutions of Auburn for their honesty and professionalism in computer repairs. We purchased our computer from them and they have always been very he ...

Reader input: Pets received best of care

When you find a great veterinarian and a great staff that truly cares about your animals, I think they should be recognized. At Bowman Veterinary Hospital they are such wonderful c ...

Reader input: Thankful to be free to worship

A recent letter by Kevin McNaughton, Pilot Hill (Religion cancer on our planet, Reader Input, May 14) stated that we should all “be our own god.” Well, Kevin, we choo ...

Reader input: Thanks for help with monument

The monument to honor Detective Michael David, Jr. has been a great community effort. Placer County Sheriff Ed Bonner contributed enormous support while the project was being pla ...

Reader input: Two others deserved Hall of Fame honor

I wish to concur with the recent letter regarding the Placer Sports Hall of Fame, which took place on May 2 in the gym at Placer High School. Those who were inducted were certainly ...

Boy seems to be huffing but won’t admit it

Dear Straight Talk: My little brother is 15. Whenever he enters the room or gets in the car, I smell a strong odor of nail polish, polish remover or paint thinner. My mom and I h ...

‘Full-figured’ felines fancy new friend

On Valentine’s weekend I stopped in at our local SPCA. There was a cat featured in that Friday’s paper that looked adorable. Unfortunately, she was at their Roseville f ...