Opinion

Lincoln Hills Sports Car Group a fun group

On Dec. 5, the Lincoln Hills Sports Car Group had its annual holiday party for members. “Our members are like a big family and I highly recommend more of our newer members ...

Let’s eliminate child abuse in Placer County

This season is supposed to be a time of happy family get-togethers and holiday parties. During the next few weeks, most residents will shop for presents, decorate their homes and ...

CYCLING THROUGH PLACER COUNTY

It has gone from “cool” to “cold” in Placer County, especially if you are up early for a bike ride. Days that start in the 30s and don’t make it mu ...

Welcoming the holiday season is fun in Lincoln

  On Saturday, the Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce presented a fantastic Christmas Holiday Parade downtown! The Lincoln community was there to see and support their creative ...

Your gifts can help Lincoln’s businesses flourish and improve local services

Lincoln’s holiday season is official with a few thousand residents and visitors at Saturday’s annual holiday parade and Christmas tree lighting at and near Beerman&rsqu ...

Semper Fi Association highlights Toys for Tots at Saturday’s parade

Semper Fi Association has sponsored and coordinated Toys for Tots in south Placer County since 2005. Frank Neves, Toys for Tots coordinator for the 2018 campaign, would like to sh ...

Stuff that I wonder about

    Like you five loyal readers, I wonder about stuff. Some of the stuff about which I wonder have actual answers, and deep down, I might know those answers.   Bu ...

KIRBY’S KATCH

Finally some rain. Now we see the real changing of the seasons in the local fishing opportunities. As waters get stained and cold, the patterns will change, and right now things a ...

Lincoln family appreciating start of the season

The season of fun recently started at the Atherton Wealth Advisors Family Appreciation event in Lincoln with a visit from Santa Claus for kids as well as fun-loving adults. What ...

Let’s lower DUI’s here

The number of residents driving under the influence or DUI is a real problem in Placer County. Those driving impaired are all ages, from underage drinking (under 21 years old) to r ...

Managing our public lands needs a dramatic and abrupt change in policy

There are things yet to learn about the devastation brought by the Camp Fire but this much we do know. The fire will have destroyed more than 14,000 structures, burned more than 15 ...

Life in the Bike Lane

I don’t like climbing hills on my bike but many of the most interesting and beautiful rides include a major hill or two.   Baxter Grade, Mt. Vernon, Ridge Road, Indian ...

Giving thanks this week

We're especially reminded how precious and fragile life is this Thanksgiving season. All we have to do is look at our smoky Placer County skies and think about the thousands t ...

KIRBY’S KATCH

With the salmon action slowing down, Bass Jack Naves and I traveled down to the Sacramento River side of the Delta to get in more of the incredible striper action that’s be ...

Being involved in the community is fun

On Nov. 14, the Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce had its November NetMixer at the Lincoln Public Library with fun people enjoying appetizers and beverages. It is fun to give a ra ...