Letters to the Editor

Lincoln Arts needs audit, former president says

The signers of the recent petition requesting a financial and management audit of Lincoln Arts and Culture Foundation are to be applauded for their commitment to ensuring the fisca ...

Let’s cut the city’s high salaries now

I agree with Larry Andrews letter to the editor (July 22 Lincoln News Messenger, A5, “No on tax, yes on salary cuts). We are paying way too much money to our city officials. ...

Vote for utility tax so residents can receive emergency aid

There is no question about it. I was geared up to vote a big “no” for the utilities tax. Who in their right mind would want to pay a tax to bail out the city for their mistakes ...

Resident tired of “speculation and innuendo”

Resident tired of “speculation and innuendo” It’s obvious from reading the latest issue (July 29) of The News Messenger that the Lincoln City Council simply does not get it. ...

Public is now awake

We are all aware of the bad part of a recession that creates misery from unemployment but perhaps there is a good part. Prior to this current recession, our government "leaders" ...

Public safety and education shouldn’t be first items cut

Why is it that politicians continually add new programs, new systems, new offices, new bureaucracies, all staffed and housed, yet when a budget crisis comes, we are told that the ...

Any county resident can sign Power for People

Power for People initiative petition is being circulated countywide by the League of Placer County Taxpayers, a nonprofit public benefit agency. The initiative states “all revenu ...

Artist wants to sign audit petition for Lincoln Arts

In art, we trust. As a former Lincoln Arts member, I would like to add my name to the growing list of concerned citizens that have asked for a complete financial audit of this org ...

Residents must get involved in the city

Regarding the July 29 Lincoln News Messenger’s article, “City calls for Special ‘K’ meeting,” I would like to comment on quotes from two City Council members. Councilwom ...

Don’t question our intelligence

Isn’t it ironic that our public officials marvel at our intelligence when we elect them to office, but subsequently doubt our ability to comprehend just about anything after they ...