Opinion

Election letters and guest columns

This week’s edition is the last issue before the Nov. 4 election featuring letters and guest columns about candidates and the races. We will still run election stories in the ...

Resident concerned about family members running for council office

I am very concerned about the ethics of the candidates who are running for this election for our city of Lincoln. The group I belong to had two possible violations of ethics to exp ...

Vote on Measure A

So the Western Placer Unified School District claims that they need more money. The problems with the maintenance of our schools are not being caused by a lack of money but by a l ...

McClintock for taxpayers

The 4th Congressional District is fortunate to have a representative who looks out for and speaks for the taxpayers.  The National Taxpayers Union recently named Congressman ...

Booster Club’s golf classic beneficial

On behalf on the Lincoln High School Booster Club, we would like to thank everyone who helped and participated in the Lincoln Golf Classic held at Turkey Creek Golf Club on Oct. 1. ...

No reason to raise pay

Measure B on the November ballot would raise the base pay for county supervisors from $30,000 per year to just over $70,000 per year and automatically increase their annual pay to ...

Chocolate festival great

I would first like to thank the Downtown Lincoln Association for a fabulous night at their first annual Chocolate Ball. While I love the casual lifestyle of our town, it was such ...

Supes’ greed prevails

Greed prevails.  In 1991, over 13,000 Placer County residents signed petitions to stop runaway Placer County supervisors’ salaries.  Here we are 23 years later wit ...

“The streets of Lincoln”

As I walk the streets of Lincoln to let the residents of Lincoln know of my continued commitment to represent them on the City Council, it is gratifying to hear many residents indi ...

Reelect Nader for council

I met Stan Nader four years ago just before the election of 2010 in which he was a candidate. I am cynical and distrustful of most politicians and, therefore, was not quick to sup ...