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Stuff that I wonder about

    Like you five loyal readers, I wonder about stuff. Some of the stuff about which I wonder have actual answers, and deep down, I might know those answers.   Bu ...

KIRBY’S KATCH

Finally some rain. Now we see the real changing of the seasons in the local fishing opportunities. As waters get stained and cold, the patterns will change, and right now things a ...

Lincoln family appreciating start of the season

The season of fun recently started at the Atherton Wealth Advisors Family Appreciation event in Lincoln with a visit from Santa Claus for kids as well as fun-loving adults. What ...

Managing our public lands needs a dramatic and abrupt change in policy

There are things yet to learn about the devastation brought by the Camp Fire but this much we do know. The fire will have destroyed more than 14,000 structures, burned more than 15 ...

Life in the Bike Lane

I don’t like climbing hills on my bike but many of the most interesting and beautiful rides include a major hill or two.   Baxter Grade, Mt. Vernon, Ridge Road, Indian ...

KIRBY’S KATCH

With the salmon action slowing down, Bass Jack Naves and I traveled down to the Sacramento River side of the Delta to get in more of the incredible striper action that’s be ...

Being involved in the community is fun

On Nov. 14, the Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce had its November NetMixer at the Lincoln Public Library with fun people enjoying appetizers and beverages. It is fun to give a ra ...

New riders, don’t despair

  In the years I have been scribbling this column, you five loyal readers will have noted I often encourage non- or infrequent riders to get out on a bike. Any bike.   ...

Shop Placer County’s small businesses this holiday season

Small businesses are the backbone of our local communities. Now that the  holiday shopping season is in full swing, I would like to share how our communities benefit from your ...

A road well-traveled

  Reflecting back over my 23 years of public service (Western Placer Unified School District 1978 to 1986, Lincoln City Council 1986 to 1994 and Lincoln City Council 2010 to ...

Life in the Bike Lane

  The weather this time of year can present some extra challenges for cyclists in Placer County.   Starting early in the morning means two or three layers to keep warm. ...

Lincoln poll workers are appreciated

                              Thank you to all the polling volunteers for supporting our community! ...

The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month

The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month marks the end of World War I, “The War to End All Wars,” or so it was hoped.  2018 marks the 100th anniversary ...

Martha Stewart is too old to ride a bike

  I was browsing (that’s what today’s kids call it) on the world-wide web the other day and saw an article about how Martha Stewart had been age-shamed in a comme ...

KIRBY’S KATCH

Come on, fess’ up. We’ve all had those days on the water. Skunked; aka the striped kitty, nada, zilch, lockjaw, … these are just a few of the terms to describe c ...