Opinion

Irresponsible business owners should be held accountable

First, generally speaking, fast food is not healthy. That being mentioned, there is no one I know of who creates three (or more as some studies suggest) meals a day, for 365 (and 1 ...

‘Nightcrawler’ captivating and unnerving

The nightly news has become so concerned about ratings that sensational content, preying on the fears of viewers, gets top billing, no matter how murky the ethics. Jake Gyllenhaal ...

The long road to Lincoln, part four: just imagine!

I try to imagine the stories my great-great-grandfather told to his son, future Lincoln pioneer Albert Fleming.  This is the Albert Fleming, who brought his Irish bride to Li ...

Nicolaus, Joiner, Aviation Drive - Santa Clara loop

We begin our ride today at McBean Pavilion. Check your bike and be sure you have water and a cell phone. Put on your helmet and let’s go. Today’s ride will be ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Nov. 6

Lincoln Chronicles   1 YEAR AGO Nov. 7, 2013 – District revisits plans for facility upgrades – Western Placer Unified School District’s facilities p ...

Helping readers make sense of the recent deaths of two peace officers

Lincoln News Messenger: On Friday, you telephoned to ask me for a quote to be included in an upcoming story. The question you presented to me was simply, “Why do police offi ...

Please vote Tuesday

The Nov. 4, 2014 Statewide Direct General Election is only five days away. For Lincoln-specific races, this has been a relatively quiet election year. No one ran against the th ...

‘John Wick’ action film does everything right

“John Wick” Directed by David Leitch and Chad Stahelski Starring: Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist and Alfie Allen Five out of five stars   Ever since st ...

The long road to Lincoln, Part three: the Flemings reach California

Albert Fleming’s father, Samuel Fleming, and his two uncles, were true 49ers. After they reached the Gold Country, they branched out across the region to try their luck ...

An open letter to cyclists

In last week’s edition of The News Messenger (Oct. 23, page A6, “Bicycle riders are also arrogant”), one letter to the editor highlighted four things non-rider ...