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Showing moxy

This should be a season to remember for District 11, and more specifically the teams from Rocklin Little League, Tri-City Little League, and Lincoln Little League. Following an exc ...

Low-rolling resistance tires explained

Dear Tom and Ray, I'm writing for my brother, who never reads your column. He has a 2010 Toyota Prius with all the bells and whistles. He was told that to get the best gas mileage ...

Raising money

This past weekend, I had the privilege of helping out with a golf tournament fundraiser that marked its 15th anniversary of supporting activity in Foresthill. It started as an even ...

Motorcycle auction/show Saturday in downtown Lincoln

Little ole winemaker to be ... On Saturday, Placer County Wine and Grape Association is holding its sixth annual Home Winemakers Competition and Picnic at Geiger Woods, 3690 Auburn ...

'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2' - a must- see

“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2” Directed by David Yates Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint Rating: Five out of five stars By Frank Mil ...

Summer slimming ideas as easy as drinking water

I have some helpful hints to curb your appetite while trying to make healthier lifestyle choices. If you want the best results, combine these tips with an exercise progr ...

Spring free from seasonal allergies

It’s likely that those with allergies to grass and tree pollen are suffering right now, as Placer County’s allergy season is in full swing. Allergy symptoms range from being ...

Click and Clack column

Dear Tom and Ray, I have a high-pitched noise coming from the engine of my 2000 Chevy Blazer with 150,000-plus miles. My husband told me it was a belt and he “oiled it.” I ...

Thinking of selling your home?

Today’s market is one of the most interesting real estate eras in the history of modern times. If you are one of the property owners who at this time have equity, good credit an ...

Click and Clack Column

Dear Tom and Ray, I am writing to you to settle a disagreement that my dad and mom had when I was a kid (in the 1970s) and my wife and I have currently. Does an engine ever need to ...

Neighborly rivalries

When observing (with mixed interest) the battles going on in Washington D.C. over our rising debt it makes my awareness of sports grow even more. Whereas the politicians on differe ...

Brickhouse Coffee Company has new owners and will be open every day

Double espresso ... On Friday, downtown Lincoln’s Brickhouse Coffee Company (645-1605) 680 Fifth St., changes hands. Jerry Fackrell and Helen Marler are the new owners. Jerry wi ...

New tax committee members need to work together

A new Lincoln tax measure might be on the next ballot. And like last year’s Measure K, it is creating dissension, in this case with four members on a new grassroots committee fo ...

‘Horrible Bosses’ succeeds in adult-oriented comedy

Everyone seems to have a co-worker or a boss that they just can’t stand. A few of these individuals may even have had a dark daydream or two about getting rid of them to make th ...

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Dear Tom and Ray, My lovely wife has always said that I could have any car I want to satisfy my midlife crisis. I am turning 50 this year and had thought of getting a roadster/spor ...