Opinion

Kudos to Attitudes Salon & Spa for new flag

   I would like to compliment Nicole of Attitudes Salon & Spa for having her husband, Kevin, install a new American flag at the Old Post Office.     & ...

Vote for City Council candidates Alyssa Silhi and Dan Cross

Having had the honor of serving on the City Council in two great cities, I have worked with many outstanding appointed and elected officials. In the upcoming election this month, ...

Resident says vote no on Measure H

 The argument in favor of Measure H, the proposed Western Placer Unified School District bond on the Nov. 6 ballot, makes it sound as if you vote for Measure H, all sorts of f ...

Every vote counts

While Placer County voter turnout for midterm general elections is usually about 70 percent, the Nov. 6 General Election turnout could reach a rare 80 percent. Placer County Clerk ...

Jessica Morse has votes from the Bargers

       My husband and I have lived for 42 years in Placer County and we love it. Our county has an abundance of natural beauty and a blend of healthy cities, qu ...

Chamber of Commerce Net Mixer is fun

The Lincoln Area Chamber Monthly Net Mixer on Oct. 10 was at the Woman’s Club of Lincoln. It was fun to meet new people, enjoy the great appetizers and to add to the raffle p ...

Life in the Bike Lane

  “There’s always one more hill” is a truism for many rides in Placer County.  Riders heading due west from Lincoln can find flat (and sometimes windy ...

Dan Cross and Alyssa Silhi for council

Concerning the upcoming election for City Council, I wish to express my support for Alyssa Silhi and Dan Cross. I was privileged to attend a meet and greet where I was impressed w ...

Holly Woods-Andreatta and Alyssa Silhi for council

Lincoln will face some serious challenges the next four years.  Monitoring a very tight budget, seeking new forms of revenue, and administering new development represent some ...

Get involved with Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month for the last three decades and we unfortunately still need that designation today. In 2014, there were 25,801 new breast cancer cases in t ...

Fun watching Lincoln’s sunsets

I love capturing the sunset.   Maggie Rose McGurk of Maggie Rose McGurk Photo Art is a Lincoln resident, who goes everywhere with her camera. See more photos of Placer ...

Kevin Smith remembers ‘Dick’ Huser

The Sinister Minister is a moniker, which is taken from an autobiography by Pastor W. Richard “Dick” Huser proudly showcasing a life of diverse adventures that life' ...

Speak up

  I feel like I can trust you, so if I go off on a rant, can we keep it just among the six of us? Bike riders have the same rights and responsibilities as drivers.  Eve ...

Remember This? ‘Wisdom’ shoots in Auburn, Placer County in 1986

“Emilio Estevez and Demi Moore, who are real-life boyfriend and girlfriend, do a fair job of portraying puppy love, but their Robin Hood adventure film, “Wisdom,” ...

KIRBY'S KATCH

It’s getting harder to find a comprehensive source for local fishing reports. I have to hit several sites to get an overall picture of what’s happening.  So after ...