Opinion

Media Life: Auburn syrah in wine mag winner’s circle

Forgive Wine Spectator magazine for pouring on some poetic license to top off its enthusiastic review of an Auburn wine. But when it’s from racecar driver Scott Pruett&rsquo ...

Save our Loomis Library from closing

Editor’s note: Sara Gardner, 16, submitted the following letter to the Placer County of Supervisors on March 4. Dear Mr. (Jack) Duran, Mr. (Robert) Weygandt, Mr. (Jim) H ...

Saving our library system – our vision for the future

    I hope that many of you reading this have had the opportunity to visit a Placer County Library recently to borrow a book, DVD, book on CD, music CD, use a computer, ...

Saving our library system – our vision for the future

I hope that many of you reading this have had the opportunity to visit a Placer County Library recently to borrow a book, DVD, book on CD, music CD, use a computer, attend a progra ...

‘Chappie’ can’t figure out what it wants to be

Director Neill Blomkamp burst onto the scene in 2009 with “District 9,” a geek-baiting sci-fi apartheid metaphor about aliens who were trapped, sequestered and suppress ...

Loomis Library from a school librarian's view

I'm the librarian at Loomis Grammar School, and last week, I read an excellent article in The Rotarian (Rotary magazine) entitled "In Praise of Libraries ...

Resident writes letter defending library to Placer County Board of Supervisors

Dear Jack, Robert, Jim, Kirk and Jennifer, The mere thought of having our dear library closed is devastating to me. I rely on the library for many of the resources they ...

Roseville resident asks that Loomis Library and others stay open

(Sent to the Board of Supervisors) I understand that the Loomis Library and other local libraries are being closed.  Please reconsider this decision.   ...

Resident sees no improvement in roadwork

Months and months ago, I read about a grant of money for Loomis and debates about beautifications and roundabouts. Then some funky roadwork on Taylor from around Lorenzo’s ar ...

Reconsider decision to close Loomis Library

I read with dismay the announcement of the closure of the Loomis Library.  As a frequent and grateful user of the library, I ask that all other possible avenues of creative b ...