Opinion

Zebras drop to 4-2 after spring break

Spring break came and went. But it allowed the Fighting Zebras some time to get away from competitive golf before getting back to our Pioneer Valley League matches.  ...

Interchange will ruin rural area

The city of Rocklin has started the construction of the new Highway 65/Whitney Ranch Parkway Interchange. Putting aside every consideration on the supplemental strain the develo ...

Apply now for grand jury

Much has been in the news about grand juries of late.  While the focus has been on criminal indictments, California’s grand juries are unique.  They are utilized as ...

Call before you dig

It may seem hard to believe that an underground utility line, such as a gas pipe or a water line, is damaged every six minutes in America because someone didn’t take the time ...

Call 8-1-1 before you dig

It may seem hard to believe that an underground utility line, such as a gas pipe or a water line, is damaged every six minutes in America because someone didn’t take the time ...

'Furious 7' embraces the absurd

Make no mistake, the long-standing cheese-fest car franchise is no longer about racing. These are now the biggest superhero movies being made anywhere not named Marvel Studios. &q ...

How to really save water

I hear much talk about shortening showers and changing other insignificant household habits but it seems no one is discussing dietary choices. What you choose to eat can make a ...

Please fix the McBean Park bleachers

Several weeks ago, The Messenger published my letter (Feb. 5), page A5 “Fix McBean bleachers”) detailing the sad and dangerous state of McBean Park’s bleachers.&n ...

Bladder infections in the elderly - causes, symptoms, and treatments

 A bladder infection or urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection that occurs when bacteria invades the urinary track system.  UTI’s pop up when y ...

SHARING THE ROAD IS A TWO WAY STREET

I know I have written about much of what follows before, but in the interest of safety and co-existence, let’s revisit some of the laws governing bikes and cars sharing th ...