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Out of the Classroom, Part 3 The show-and-tell shell

I mentioned the forbidden book incident in this column two weeks ago but there was another incident that I've never forgotten, one that seemed actively dangerous.   ...

Today’s symbols of civilization

   Unfortunately, the world did not come to an end in February so we all got to live to see the design of the sculptor that will greet you as you approach the new Kings&r ...

Out of the classroom - Part 4 Call me Ishmael

During one brief Moby Dick moment of teaching, I caught a glimpse of two white whales.  In the course of that sighting, I lost all credibility. No, I wasn't on the ...

“Easter Parade in Concert” and audience Easter egg hunt Wednesday at Lincoln Hills

On Wednesday, Lincoln Hills presents the family-oriented “Easter Parade in Concert,” a cabaret tribute to songs from the classic holiday film that starred Judy Gar ...

Ask questions at Friday’s ‘Coffee with the Mayor’

Lincoln Mayor Paul Joiner will meet at 10 a.m. Friday with Lincoln Hills residents at a monthly coffee get-together. But it’s not just for Lincoln Hills residents; Friday&r ...

PCWA responds to state’s call for water conservation

In response to the State Water Resources Control Board’s March 17 adoption of expanded emergency water-conservation regulations, the Placer County Water Agency will am ...

Calendar of events for Mar. 19 -25

Thursday, March 19   Newcastle School art show by fourth- to eighth-graders is on display through April 15 at Umpqua Bank, 571 5th Street& ...

Fifteenth annual Taste of Italy to be held Saturday

No long lines. Heaping plates of pasta served family style while Italian music plays in the background.   The fifteenth annual Taste of Italy dinner is a fundraiser that de ...

Lincoln Chronicles for the week of Mar. 19

1 YEAR AGO March 20, 2014 – COP group welcomes new volunteers – Lincoln Hills’ resident Ralph Martinez was checking out local volunteer groups at the city p ...

Lincoln Theatre Company working toward a $1 million-plus stage project

 The Lincoln Theater Company has big plans for Lincoln’s Civic Auditorium. The nonprofit company teamed up with the city of Lincoln Dec. 9 when Linco ...