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All of Sacramento is talking about a “strong” mayor.  I haven’t figured out whether that’s a mayor who doesn’t bathe or one who works out in ...

Parents need to make their voice heard

Few parents show up at regular Western Placer Unified School District meetings, usually held twice a month. Policies that will affect their children at least for years to come, if ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Oct. 2

1 YEAR AGO Oct. 3, 2013 – Board approves land purchase for new school – At the regular school board meeting Tuesday night held at Lincoln High School, board member ...

‘The Equalizer’ straight-forward and entertaining

Reuniting with Antoine Fuqua, the director who guided him to an Oscar in “Training Day;” Denzel Washington’s attempt to strike a similar chord falls short, alb ...

The real nightmare - Part three of a three-part series

“Where’s Jane?” I wasn’t on the Sleeping Porch so I didn’t hear my parents ask the question. But I knew the answer. In fact, I knew right where I w ...

Us versus them

A recent column in another outlet by a columnist I enjoy (I’ve got to stop reading stuff) spent 90 percent of his writing legitimately decrying the dangers urban ...

Hiring resources for Lincoln businesses

Many of Lincoln’s businesses are small establishments owned by private individuals who directly manage day-to-day operations. Hiring a first employee and/or expanding th ...

New season, new coaches, new hope

At first glance, one would have to say that Lincoln High’s fall sports programs do not look as if headed for success, but looks can be deceiving. Nearly all the Fighting Zeb ...

My parents' nightmare: Part two

Editor’s note: To see all of Jane Tahti’s columns, check online at lincolnnewsmessenger.com. I was having a nightmare and the She Wolf of London was playing the part o ...

Learn about your roots

Have you been inspired by shows such as “Who Do You Think You Are?” and “Finding Your Roots” to start tracing your family tree?  Or maybe you&rsqu ...