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Fun looking at the Art League of Lincoln exhibit

The Art League of Lincoln has an exciting and fun exhibit, “Pure Imagination,” now on display. The original artwork was created with recycled, reused and repurposed ite ...

Ode to a bicycle

  Twelve years, eight months, 24 days. I don’t know how long that is in bike years but it’s how long I have been riding my Giant OCR.  It’s 91,609 mil ...

KIRBY'S KATCH

The 2018 ocean salmon season is off to a great start, but many believe the outlook for inland waters is dismal. In an effort to increase salmon returning to the spawning grounds, s ...

Honoring our independence

This is the time of year when we celebrate the birth of our nation. On Independence Day, we pay our respects to the men and women of the Armed Forces who have fought, and continue ...

Deacon Stan’s 30-year anniversary celebrated June 17

Deacon Stan Rudger was recognized and celebrated by St. Joseph Roman Catholic Community members on June 17.  A thirty-year celebration of active ministry as a permanent deaco ...

Cycling through Placer County

  The sharp observer will note it is getting hot. When one is on a bike, the reflection of the heat off the pavement can add at least five degrees to the “feels like&rd ...

Fire prevention needed now

Fire prevention and safety are always a top priority, especially during these dry summer months. But this year, it’s more important than ever. The golden brown grasslands ar ...

Separate, restricted, shared and buffered

As jurisdictions work toward greater public safety on streets and highways, we have begun to see more signage, special lanes and special paint designed to keep bicycle riders and a ...

New bill slaps Californians with tax on services

California might end the fiscal year with a whopping $20 billion in its rainy day fund. You might think a reserve that size, plus billions more in unanticipated revenue flowing int ...

KIRBY’S KATCH

It looks like we are settling into the usual summer pattern these days with the valley heat coming on and the local waterways getting congested with recreational enthusiasts. Plent ...

Playing ball in Lincoln, an 80-year experience, Part two

Editor’s note: This is Part two of a two-part series on baseball in Lincoln. Today looks at the latter years and includes William Jessup University Warriors, adult recreation ...

Saving fish and our local environment

Many have asked what Save Auburn Ravine Salmon and Steelhead (SARSAS) is currently doing.  So far, SARSAS has salmon up 22 of the 33-mile length of the Auburn Ravine, with al ...

New Lincoln Senior Center opening here

I want to let you know about a fantastic addition to our town. A group of dedicated residents has been working on establishing a senior center in the downtown area. Many know the ...

Life in the Bike Lane

  Every year since 2010, the group of folks with whom I ride plan a 100-mile ride, just because we can.  It started as an opportunity for those of us who, even at our a ...

Kiwanis Club of Lincoln celebrates 17 years

The fun recent 17th annual anniversary celebration of the Kiwanis Club of Lincoln was hosted by board member Cynthia Liddell. The thriving group supports many programs oriented to ...