Letters to the Editor

A modest proposal

With the current drought here in California, let’s get serious about saving water, folks. I propose the implementation of “CACCA,” the California Affordable Cr ...

CCS says thank you

CCS says thank you All of the students, parents and teachers would like to say hurray to the community of Lincoln for banding together to help our school meet their SOS (Save Our ...

Big Day of Giving was a success

As co-founders of the Lincoln Theatre Company in Lincoln, we are so appreciative of the recent donations made by our friends and family to our nonprofit organization on the Big Day ...

Wine fest is a great event

Hi, Joann (Hilton, Lincoln Rotary) and Wayne (Sisneroz, Downtown Lincoln Association); Congratulations to the Lincoln Rotary and the Downtown Lincoln Association for yesterday&rs ...

Bickford Ranch won't affect us?

Does the Placer County Board of Supervisors believe folks of this area are naive or just ignorant?  Bickford Ranch won't affect us. Water drought sound familiar, supervis ...

Interchange will ruin rural area

The city of Rocklin has started the construction of the new Highway 65/Whitney Ranch Parkway Interchange. Putting aside every consideration on the supplemental strain the develo ...

Apply now for grand jury

Much has been in the news about grand juries of late.  While the focus has been on criminal indictments, California’s grand juries are unique.  They are utilized as ...

Call before you dig

It may seem hard to believe that an underground utility line, such as a gas pipe or a water line, is damaged every six minutes in America because someone didn’t take the time ...

Call 8-1-1 before you dig

It may seem hard to believe that an underground utility line, such as a gas pipe or a water line, is damaged every six minutes in America because someone didn’t take the time ...

How to really save water

I hear much talk about shortening showers and changing other insignificant household habits but it seems no one is discussing dietary choices. What you choose to eat can make a ...

Please fix the McBean Park bleachers

Several weeks ago, The Messenger published my letter (Feb. 5), page A5 “Fix McBean bleachers”) detailing the sad and dangerous state of McBean Park’s bleachers.&n ...

Baby salmon swarm in Auburn Ravine

 Last week, Citizen Scientists from the Save Auburn Ravine Salmon and Steelhead organization (SARSAS) were thrilled when they observed approximately 1,000 young salmon in Aubu ...

What do those opposed think now?

Facing the worsening drought here in California, this born-and-bred Californian remembers back in junior high school, asking my teacher why we do not have salt removal plants simil ...

Book sale successful

Lincolnites and their neighbors once again supported the Friends of the Lincoln Public Library’s quarterly book sale: $1,421 was raised Saturday in the first sale of the year ...

Help children in transition

Would you like to put a smile on the face of a child who has been rushed from his home by strangers, often in the middle of the night, and often with nothing but the clothes he is ...