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Lincoln Chronicles for April 2

Lincoln Chronicles   1 YEAR AGO April 3, 2014 – Storms boost snowpack – but not enough – PG&E survey shows water content less than half of average in ...

Out of the Classroom, Part 3 The show-and-tell shell

I mentioned the forbidden book incident in this column two weeks ago but there was another incident that I've never forgotten, one that seemed actively dangerous.   ...

Today’s symbols of civilization

   Unfortunately, the world did not come to an end in February so we all got to live to see the design of the sculptor that will greet you as you approach the new Kings&r ...

Out of the classroom - Part 4 Call me Ishmael

During one brief Moby Dick moment of teaching, I caught a glimpse of two white whales.  In the course of that sighting, I lost all credibility. No, I wasn't on the ...

‘The Divergent Series: Insurgent’ not a great case of imitation

If there’s a strong sense of familiarity while watching “The Divergent Series: Insurgent,” it’s because the Young Adult genre from which it spawned is havin ...

Start of the Zebra Golf Season

Ah, the season of spring brings the season of golf to Lincoln High School, and what a start we have had. We first played Bear River at Lincoln Hills and shot a team score of 223, ...

Lincoln Chronicles for the week of Mar. 19

1 YEAR AGO March 20, 2014 – COP group welcomes new volunteers – Lincoln Hills’ resident Ralph Martinez was checking out local volunteer groups at the city p ...

Art League of Lincoln celebrates third year March 27

On March 27, the Art League of Lincoln celebrates its third year as Lincoln’s premier art organization. But, while proud of their achievements, members ar ...

‘Cinderella’ a classic good tale

Disney is going through another phase where they churn out live-action adaptations of some of their animated masterpieces, only to be met with mixed results. So far, revisionism r ...

To my favorite role model

My mother, who will be 90 on Saturday, is still my greatest teacher. She’s just as much my role model today as she was when I was growing up. In September, my mother mov ...