Letters to the Editor

Lincoln lacks the funds, not desire, to clean up Virginiatown landfill

  I do not believe any of the City Council members disagree that the best solution for the clean-up of the old city landfill is to over-excavate the site.  The bigger q ...

Support Old Fruitvale

  This year, the downtown dogs have nominated me (Luna) as a celebrity chef for Old Fruitvale School’s annual Barbecue and Dessert Auction on Sunday, June 2. The schoo ...

Senior Awards Night highlights

  Here are some highlights from Senior Awards Night on May 9: Lincoln High School seniors received approximately $100K in scholarships/awards from various community entities ...

Bee problem is everywhere

  The easy answer would be a health issue but consider this:  Just like me, you can witness the death of millions of honey bees during the almond pollination period in M ...

County roads not maintained

  I take exception to my fellow Lincoln Hills cyclist, Bob Collins’ description of the Placer County Roads Department as doing “outstanding maintenance of the cou ...

Start digging a pipeline

  Concerning the sewer rate hike: Why aren’t our Congress representatives ([Doug] LaMalfa and [Tom] McClintock) doing anything? Up until this year, McClintock “re ...

Beware the scam caller

  Yesterday I received a phone call from a person that I could not understand because she spoke too fast. What she was telling me is my phone was going to be disconnected bec ...

Sewer project fails ‘stink test’

  Surprise, surprise and surprise! The sewer fee hike was approved by the Board of Supervisors (“Placer supes approve $13.78-a-month North Auburn sewer fee hike,” ...

County roads maintained

  Our cycling group would like to acknowledge and commend the Placer County Roads Department for its outstanding maintenance of the county roads. In these difficult economic ...

Supes sully high award

  We were honored and humbled to receive the Wild West Stampede Legends Award on Saturday, April 27.  As one of the oldest rodeos in California, its mission is preservin ...

Help stop the culprit behind the shrinking bee population now

  We have heard a great deal of news over the years about the shrinking bee population.  Two new studies released in late March add to the solid body of scientific evide ...

To WPUSD, friends

  We, at Glen Edwards Middle School, are coming together to help our friend and colleague, Lisa Miller. She is battling cancer and what she wants more than anything is to tak ...

Utility office is wrong

  The utility office in the city of Lincoln refuses to open an account in the name of any renter.  When a renter fails to pay their utility bill, the default is reporte ...

Stop the gun overkill

  My dad was a cattle rancher and I grew up with guns and enjoyed hunting but what happened to the simple fistfight? In my experience, (fistfight) combatants didn’t re ...

Tax program is a success

  The Lincoln AARP Tax-Aide program once again thanks you very much for your continued help and support to publicize our program.  The 28 volunteers from Lincoln Hills ...