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Superbowl reminder of sex trade victims

Here it is. Superbowl Sunday. Possibly the most American event of the year. Close to 117 million people are expected to sit down with their nachos and hot wings today and watch the ...

Sierra College Natural History Museum a great place to spend the day

Sierra College is an educational and cultural asset to area residents.Our readers repeatedly tell us to list their events in our newspapers. So I’m excited that the Sierra ...

Lincoln City Hall to feature more art

The city of Lincoln has asked the Art League of Lincoln to stage art events in City Hall at 600 Sixth St. Although city officials have not specified the location or duration of ...

Bike column

On a recent ride, my friend had what we call a “zero miles per hour fall.”  He was starting from a dead stop, heading up hill. In the wrong gear, he couldn’ ...

Bike column

On a recent ride, my friend had what we call a “zero miles per hour fall.”  He was starting from a dead stop, heading up hill. In the wrong gear, he couldn’ ...

Lincoln Chronicles for week of Jan. 21

Lincoln Chronicles     1 YEAR AGO JAN. 15, 2015 - Sierra Foothills Rugby opens at McBean – New season gets underway There was plenty of green, gold and black a ...

Lincoln student-fans get personal in PVL rivalry game

The words “F@$# you” are scrawled into the visiting wall of Placer High’s historic Earl Crabbe Gymnasium. A sharpie penned the phrase “Smoke weed every day& ...

Selecting the right trustee for your trust and why it might not be your kids!

A trustee is a legal term used in estate planning.  The trustee is the person or persons who manage the decisions and fulfill the purpose of a trust.  It is usually the ...

Bike column

Our ride today starts at the Lincoln Community Church Parking Lot at the corner of Joiner Parkway and Del Webb Boulevard. After checking your bike, make sure you have water with yo ...

SIGN LANGUAGE: Lincoln student-fans get personal in PVL rivalry game

The words “F@$# you” are scrawled into the visiting wall of Placer High’s historic Earl Crabbe Gymnasium. A sharpie penned the phrase “Smoke weed every day& ...

Help stop gun violence in the United States

Jan. 10, 2001 was my wake-up call that no city is safe from gun violence. That morning, a college student filling in as a receptionist during winter break and a caregiver were sh ...

‘So the River Flows’ celebrates the human spirit

A love story is a love story is a love story. What differentiates one from another are the characters and the events accompanying their meeting and the obstacles surrounding their ...

I won’t play the sap for them

Those fabric softener sheets I use in the dryer? I tear them in half. If I can, I tear them in thirds. For a while I tore them in fourths but Don talked me out of it because they g ...

2016, what’s in it for us?

 If I really knew what was going to happen in 2016, I’m not sure you’d want to read about it.  But here are my predictions.    They are going to re ...

The bias against cyclists

Remember the cycling boom of 1970?  No, me either, but apparently (I read about it in a book) way back then, cyclists were seen as healthy and environmentally conscious good g ...