History

Lincoln Chronicles

ONE YEAR AGO SEPT.  4, 2014 – Mother Goose on the Loose a successful program - Betty Gordon, Lincoln resident of 14 years and active member of The Friends of the Lincol ...

Upstairs in downtown, part 4: Tom saves our toddler

When we lived upstairs, spring and summer days found our bay windows pushed up, with fresh air streaming through the tall screens.  Even in the kitchen, the windows were almos ...

Lincoln Chronicles

1 YEAR AGO AUG. 28, 2014: Rail rep vague on crude-oil issues - If residents at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting expected revelations about how Union Pacific Railroad mig ...

Lincoln Chronicles

1 YEAR AGO AUG. 21, 2014: Government not privy to dangerous train cargo; Local first-responders can ask Union Pacific, though – What hazardous materials pass through downto ...

Upstairs in downtown, part 3: Intoxicated

When we lived upstairs, our big kitchen windows overlooked the alley parking lot of the little old Lincoln Police Department.   One night, a police car pulled into the lot. ...

Placer County's Heritage Trail history tour just the tonic for weekend fun

Pills and potions. Shady charlatans and mighty men of medicine. Sawbones and jawbones. It’s all there, tucked away in an unassuming Victorian painted welcoming tones of crea ...

Upstairs in downtown, part 2: Adios

When we lived in the upstairs apartment downtown, my Dad worked at the TV and Appliance store where the Lincoln Florist is now.  My Mom worked at the old Post Office.   ...

Lincoln Chronicles

ONE YEAR AGO Aug. 14, 2014 - Lincoln ordered to clean up old landfill; Regional water board sends city a ‘Cleanup and Abatement Order’ - In the near future, Lincoln wi ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Aug. 6

Lincoln Chronicles   1 YEAR AGO Aug. 7, 2014 – Two new vocational nurses to join district - Two new licensed vocational nurses (LVN’s) will soon join the W ...

July is for George, part 3: America’s patriotic gardener

No, no and no!  Young George did not chop down that cherry tree. No, no and no!  He did not confess with that prissy little sentence: “I cannot tell a lie.” ...

Lincoln Chronicles

1 YEAR AGO July 17, 2014: City assumes ownership of Lincoln Blvd. - Lincoln’s main thoroughfare, known over the years as Highway 65, G Street and now Lincoln Boulevard, has ...

Historic account from a Japanese American

An oral history narrative by Fusae Miyamoto You’re invited to hear the personal account of Lincoln Museum volunteer, Fusae Miyamotot, a Japanese American and her personal ac ...

July is for George Part one

It wasn’t fair but that’s just the way it was. We all loved Abraham Lincoln but we just  gave a respectful nod to George Washington. Their two portraits watched ...

Lincoln Chronciles for July 9

Lincoln Chronicles   1 YEAR AGO July 10, 2014 – City manager resigns – Estep steps down amid rumors of discord with council members – After months of rumo ...

‘Big River’ looks at racial troubles in America

Unfortunately for today’s society, the message behind “Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” is as relevant today as it was when “The Adventures of ...