Letters to the Editor

Why update site now?

The city of Lincoln is currently conducting an election for two seats on the City Council and is also in the process of hiring a new city manager to conduct city business. During ...

Permission is important

During the past two weeks, The News Messenger published articles about parental permission for PG-13 and R-rated films in school. On Oct. 2, Carol Feineman (page 4, “Parents ...

Stay open, downtown

I would like to discuss my concern for Lincoln’s downtown district. I feel like there is more we could do to keep the local shops thriving in downtown. I have noticed that a ...

Vote no on Measure A

Kudos to The News Messenger for asking the City Council and the candidates for their position on Measure A tax increase. It appears Peter Gilbert, Paul Joiner, Stan Nader, Christi ...

Endorsement for Bill Lyons

As senior member of the Lincoln Planning Commission and a longtime resident of Lincoln, I have seen members of the Planning Commission come and go. Bill Lyons is one who stands ou ...

Supervisors do enough work; they deserve to get a pay raise

It is a myth to believe that the Placer County supervisor’s position is part time. A study was done a few years back on how much time a supervisor puts into their position a ...

Help SARSAS save salmon

The salmon teach us about the intricate life cycle of all living beings, help sustain the beautiful forests and, provide us with a source of healthy heart and brain nutrition. Sav ...

Not hard to recycle right

Last Saturday, I took some cardboard to recycle at the library (Twelve Bridges Library) and this is what I saw. I was appalled to see so much cardboard on the ground. There was p ...

Vote “No” on Measure A

Don’t be fooled. Measure A is a new tax secured by our homes.  This tax is not a suggestion, it is not optional. This new property tax is mandatory. If you do not pay ...

Info found on ancestor

I am writing in response to the letter from Lynn Randall Davis from July, regarding a search for family information and photos. I came across this letter while searching for geneal ...