Letters to the Editor

It’s time for fresh faces on City Council

You only need attend one City Council meeting to understand why the city of Lincoln is in dire financial condition. In the meeting on Sept. 14, despite a huge deficit in city fin ...

Ted Gaines doesn’t compromise his principles

I did have a lot of respect for Roger Niello until last year when he joined the Democrats in passing an irresponsible budget. These are difficult times where we need leaders that h ...

Jeff Greenberg not afraid to stand up to City Hall

After reading last week’s article in The News Messenger, “Cosgrove takes Measure K to the airwaves,” (Page A12), I had to write in. When asked, “Did the city, during the ...

Richard Pearl’s Measure K flawed

I recently came across a flier asking me to vote for Richard Pearl for Lincoln City Council. This is the same Richard Pearl who chaired the Lincoln Citizens Financial Task Force ...

City officials need to understand tax consequences

I am concerned about the city of Lincoln’s ability to fully understand what it means to the community to place a utility users’ tax on the November ballot. I wonder how this ...

To anyone that is interested in the middle class

I feel that the officers of this small town are being overpaid. You hired a new City Manager, he hired an assistant (didn’t we hire him to do a job?)evidently he couldn’t mee ...

Richard Pearl wants to tax and spend

Finally, the puzzle came together. After reading advertisements from City Council candidate Richard Pearl, I now understand. In August 2009, a Citizen’s Advisory Task Force (CAF ...

Kim’s gives back to the youth and Lincoln

We are pleased to see that The News Messenger has given proper attention to the goodness offered to our Lincoln High School’s varsity football players and coaches as they enjoy w ...

Placer County lucky to have farmland

I’m writing this letter to encourage the citizens of Placer County to support our local farms. We are truly blessed by having rural land with an abundance of fruit, vegetables a ...

Measure K is not about the city’s high salaries

I’m writing in support of Measure K. I think everyone agrees that the city leaders’ compensations are out of line with today’s financial woes. But that is not what K is abou ...