Editorials

Gangs in Placer County

Of the seven recognized gangs in California, Norteños and Sureños are the two present in Placer County.   Norteños and Soreños are warring gangs. ...

Help the airport increase its economic capabilities

Since moving to Lincoln six years ago, I’ve considered the Lincoln Regional Airport a gold mine waiting to be discovered. The airport located on the western side of Lincoln ...

Shelly Hoover an inspiration, pre ALS and post ALS diagnosis

I always figured I would meet Shelly Hoover at a school or community event. Up until last month, though, I had never met Hoover, the Glen Edwards Middle School principal from 2011 ...

Meet your new city manager

Lincoln has a lot of positives going for it. Even though the population has increased five-fold from 8,500 in 2000 to 45,000, the city still has a small-town atmosphere. For ...

Support the Friends of the Lincoln Library in its membership drive

Today, I renewed my Friends of the Lincoln Library membership, I am showing my support to the Friends in their goal to keep the Twelve Bridges Library open as much as possible ...

Shop locally; it makes great business and civic sense

As I drive around Lincoln these past few months, it seems that new businesses are opening throughout the city. Several recent News Messenger issues had stories about the new B ...

Happy New Year, Lincoln residents and businesses

I believe that every day is a gift. On birthdays of my family and friends, I get extra sentimental as I celebrate their special day and how much they mean to me. And on New ...

Merry Christmas, goodbye 2014 and welcome 2015, all within a week’s period

At first glance, it could seem almost irreverent to devote almost half  of this week’s newspaper to the past year’s achievements, events and challenges since to ...

Art League of Lincoln belongs at 580 6th St.

If you haven’t visited the Art League of Lincoln’s gallery at 580 6th St., make it a priority this week. That’s because the gallery is a very comfortable and ...

Give yourself a gift to last all year round

I gave myself an early present this season of Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa. It was not extravagant. It was not flashy or shiny. Nor was it the latest must-have electron ...