Letters to the Editor

Supes’ greed prevails

Greed prevails.  In 1991, over 13,000 Placer County residents signed petitions to stop runaway Placer County supervisors’ salaries.  Here we are 23 years later wit ...

“The streets of Lincoln”

As I walk the streets of Lincoln to let the residents of Lincoln know of my continued commitment to represent them on the City Council, it is gratifying to hear many residents indi ...

Reelect Nader for council

I met Stan Nader four years ago just before the election of 2010 in which he was a candidate. I am cynical and distrustful of most politicians and, therefore, was not quick to sup ...

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 ...