Letters to the Editor

Gamboa family gives thanks for support

We would like to extend our sincere thanks for all the cards, plants, food and prayers during the recent loss of our father, Henry Gamboa. A special thank you to Vern Aguiar, Dave ...

Annual Fourth of July breakfast successful

More than 400 breakfasts were served at the annual Native Sons and Native Daughters Breakfast on the Fourth of July. Thank you for finding your way to the event. Thank you, Rai ...

Teachers should not have to give up pay raises

Karen Roberts wants teachers to give up some of our pay raise. Karen Roberts served on the school board under the direction of former superintendent Roger Yohe. Go figure. Dan Bur ...

Books in the Courtyard exceeds expectations

The seventh annual Friends of the Lincoln Library’s free book give-away to local children is recording the highest number attendees in the history of the program. Last week marke ...

A word of thanks to those who helped

Too often, we are quick to criticize and slow to praise. A note to thank Dr. G. Edwards, his R.N., Lincoln Kaiser for outstanding medical assistance on June 23, plus the four golf ...

Tie price of food for OPEC to price of oil

The price of oil affects many things, including the price for food. I suggest that we tie the price of all food we sell to any OPEC country to the price of oil. Currently, OPEC se ...

Atkinson family thanks community for support

To all of our friends, family and people in the community who helped out. We would like to extend our sincere thanks for all the cards, plants and food and prayers during the recen ...

Placer County winery ordinance benefits special interests

It’s bad enough that the county is trying to hijack our private road rights. It’s devastating to learn that they want to allow not just wine tasting (drinking drivers), but a ...

Community made fundraiser a success

On behalf of the Old Fruitvale School & Community Hall, I would like to express a sincere thank you to everyone who made our June 8 annual BBQ & Celebrity Baker Auction such a succ ...

Confusion on the part of our Supervisors?

In reviewing the agenda for the June 10 meeting of the Placer County Board of Supervisors, I noticed a number of proposals that, in light of recent board action, are quite confusin ...

Lincoln readies for full day on July 4

On behalf of both the Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Lincoln, I am extending an invitation to all of you to join us for a full day of fun activities in celebratio ...

Lighthouse celebrity luncheon a big success

The Lighthouse Counseling and Family Resource Center recently hosted a Celebrity Luncheon that was very successful. With the aid of our sponsors and the incredible celebrity waiter ...

Watch out for Placer wine tasting ordinance

Unsuspecting residents living on private lanes and driveways in Placer County have no idea that a new wine tasting ordinance will drastically affect their lives. While the county ...

The solution is simple: Shoot on sight

The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision to free prisoners captured trying to kill us is simple. Don’t take prisoners. Shoot them on sight. Release all those in captivity now to I ...

LHS Boosters thank community for support

As Lincoln High School Boosters president, I am always impressed with the generosity of our businesses and our community. With a struggling economy, this year we had support from ...