Living

Help make Thanksgiving happy for some families

Lincoln residents can help ensure that residents in need have a nice Thanksgiving dinner. On Nov. 20, the Lincoln Professional Firefighters Association, Local 4356, partnering wit ...

City saves almost $100,000 a year through Friends of the Lincoln Libraries donations

The nonprofit Friends of the Lincoln Libraries donates $95,000 a year to the Twelve Bridges Library to present programs and buy books, DVDs and other needed materials. Some of ...

Downtown attracting new businesses

There are some new kids on the block. More specifically, new businesses have moved to the Lincoln Boulevard block in downtown Lincoln. In March, Jim D’Ambrosio opened Linco ...

One business leader’s perspective on downtown Lincoln

Ruth Alves has a unique perspective of whether Lincoln’s downtown seems busier, in terms of visitors and businesses. Currently the Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce&rsquo ...

Angela Ponivas reflects on her years at Lighthouse as she transitions to new job

Recently, I informed the Lighthouse Board of Directors that I am resigning as executive director of Lighthouse.  I have accepted a position with the state of California, worki ...

Free holiday arts, craft fair Saturday at McBean Pavilion

Holiday shoppers can buy handmade gifts this Saturday at the inaugural All-American Arts & Craft Fair. The free event will be at the McBean Park Pavilion (65 McBean Park Drive ...

How will you avoid the flu this season?

 Get a flu shot!    The No. 1 way to avoid the flu is to get a flu shot. It’s just plain smart to get a flu shot every cold and flu season. It reduces th ...

Responsible and educated goes both ways

As I said in a previous column, no driver wants to hit a cyclist and no cyclist wants to get hit.  It is stating the obvious that cyclists want more dedicated street ...

Coyote Pond Park and Palo Verde Park

The previous column in this series on Lincoln, its parks and its people described McBean Park as a community treasure because it was constructed in an era when most suburban commun ...

The long road to Lincoln, part five: the homecoming

An interim note regarding The Long Road to Lincoln series. At this point, I realize that the title for this series should have been the Long Long Long Long Road to Lincoln.  ...