Opinion

Bike column

Our ride today starts at the Lincoln Community Church Parking Lot at the corner of Joiner Parkway and Del Webb Boulevard. After checking your bike, make sure you have water with yo ...

SIGN LANGUAGE: Lincoln student-fans get personal in PVL rivalry game

The words “F@$# you” are scrawled into the visiting wall of Placer High’s historic Earl Crabbe Gymnasium. A sharpie penned the phrase “Smoke weed every day& ...

Help stop gun violence in the United States

Jan. 10, 2001 was my wake-up call that no city is safe from gun violence. That morning, a college student filling in as a receptionist during winter break and a caregiver were sh ...

‘So the River Flows’ celebrates the human spirit

A love story is a love story is a love story. What differentiates one from another are the characters and the events accompanying their meeting and the obstacles surrounding their ...

I won’t play the sap for them

Those fabric softener sheets I use in the dryer? I tear them in half. If I can, I tear them in thirds. For a while I tore them in fourths but Don talked me out of it because they g ...

2016, what’s in it for us?

 If I really knew what was going to happen in 2016, I’m not sure you’d want to read about it.  But here are my predictions.    They are going to re ...

The bias against cyclists

Remember the cycling boom of 1970?  No, me either, but apparently (I read about it in a book) way back then, cyclists were seen as healthy and environmentally conscious good g ...

Friends had successful book fair fundraiser

    The Friends of the Lincoln Library would like to thank everyone who helped make our Barnes & Noble book fair fundraiser a huge success. The Friends would es ...

LHS Choir fundraising concert raised $10,370

On Jan. 7, Sun City Lincoln Hills hosted a Lincoln High School Choir fundraising concert and raised $10,370 from ticket sales and donations from residents. The choir will represen ...

Spending time at Champy's Catfe

During my interview with Joy Smith last week at Champy’s Catfe, a steady stream of visitors came in to have a cup of coffee and check out the cats. Champy’s Catfe, loc ...

Visual Viewpoint

I am so glad I grew up when you could eat peanut butter at school.

We need new health center

As a provider and consumer of mental health services in Placer County, I feel an obligation to share how important our desire to live is impacted by our communities. I am writing ...

Tom Cosgrove capable leader for Lincoln chamber

The Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce, formed in the early 1900s, has played a big part in the city’s development. The chamber’s mission is to advocate for business an ...

Bike column

Today, we start at the McBean Pavilion for an up-and-down ride through the outskirts of Lincoln. As always, check over your bike. Be sure your cell phone is working and have plenty ...

‘Midget’ cheer team fundraising for Nationals

I am the head coach of the Lincoln Jr. Zebras’ “Midget” cheer team. We are part of Lincoln Youth Football and Cheer, a volunteer-run nonprofit organization in Lin ...