Editorials

Support today's 4-H Youth at Placer County Fair

Thursday kicked off the 81st annual Placer County Fair and many visitors are heading directly to the carnival’s roller coaster, the food areas or to see Arden Park Roots at t ...

Visit today’s fair’s ag kids, our future

This Thursday kicks off the 81st annual Placer County Fair and many visitors will head directly to the carnival’s roller coaster, the food areas or to see Arden Park Roots at ...

Enjoy an amazing summer with family and friends

Summer officially begins June 21. With the school year ending last week, the season has already started for most of us. Throughout South Placer County, summer provides nonstop op ...

Don’t forget to vote by 8 p.m. Tuesday in the primary election

Tuesday’s Statewide Direct Primary Election has been rather low-key in the Lincoln area. Usually, this newspaper office is bombarded by election letter-writers urging a vote ...

Remember veterans’ service this Monday during Memorial Day

Although the idea of war goes against everything we want in our lives, the reality is we need a strong United States military. The military’s early branches, the Army, Navy ...

Say hello to your trusty bike

Vic Freeman doesn’t need to be told that May is National Bike Month to jump on his 18-year-old bike. The Lincoln resident, now 84, has been riding his preferred transportati ...

Celebrate Mother’s Day Sunday and every day of the year

There’s nothing better or more comforting than a mother’s love. Whatever age we are, from newborns to middle-aged adults with their own children, everyone feels better ...

Include the Lincoln Festa in your weekend plans

Attending the annual Lincoln Holy Ghost Festa this Saturday and Sunday isn’t just about eating ethnic foods and taking the family to the adjacent Butler Amusements Carnival, ...

Let’s make May 3 a good day for our hard-working nonprofit groups

Fulfilling a nonprofit organization’s mission, especially for volunteer organizations, can be overwhelming when members also have to worry about raising significant amounts o ...

Prominent stores locating here an asset to the city

While not everyone considers shopping fun, Lincoln residents will appreciate that Sprouts Farmers Market and Ulta Beauty have opened at the Lincoln Crossing Marketplace.  The ...

Prescription Drug Take-back Day necessary

Placer County residents will be in good company April 28 as they drop off unneeded medications at 13 locations from Granite Bay to Loomis to Tahoe City. Throughout the United Stat ...

Helping Placer Law Enforcement Chaplaincy help us

Imagine having to knock on someone’s door at 2 a.m. to tell them their loved one was in a fatal accident or in a homicide. The lives of those inside the house will be foreve ...

Helping Placer County Law Enforcement Chaplaincy help us

Imagine having to knock on someone’s door at 2 a.m. to tell them their loved one was in a fatal accident or in a homicide. The lives of those inside the house will be foreve ...

Bring a recyclable bag or two when going to the store

In August 2014, Lincoln City Council unanimously passed a resolution allowing retailers to choose whether to offer single-use bags to consumers. But that ordinance might not hold ...

Let's together end human trafficking

Human trafficking is a problem in Placer County. That was the name of our four-part human trafficking series that ends today and we learned that it’s a bigger problem than w ...