Opinion

Call 8-1-1 before you dig

It may seem hard to believe that an underground utility line, such as a gas pipe or a water line, is damaged every six minutes in America because someone didn’t take the time ...

'Furious 7' embraces the absurd

Make no mistake, the long-standing cheese-fest car franchise is no longer about racing. These are now the biggest superhero movies being made anywhere not named Marvel Studios. &q ...

How to really save water

I hear much talk about shortening showers and changing other insignificant household habits but it seems no one is discussing dietary choices. What you choose to eat can make a ...

Please fix the McBean Park bleachers

Several weeks ago, The Messenger published my letter (Feb. 5), page A5 “Fix McBean bleachers”) detailing the sad and dangerous state of McBean Park’s bleachers.&n ...

Bladder infections in the elderly - causes, symptoms, and treatments

 A bladder infection or urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection that occurs when bacteria invades the urinary track system.  UTI’s pop up when y ...

SHARING THE ROAD IS A TWO WAY STREET

I know I have written about much of what follows before, but in the interest of safety and co-existence, let’s revisit some of the laws governing bikes and cars sharing th ...

‘Get Hard’ should have been tougher on underlying issues

When rich, white businessman James King is sentenced to 10 years in San Quentin State Prison for fraud and embezzlement, he recruits the help of his black car washer, Darnell, to h ...

Sierra College - Twelve Bridges - Joiner - Ferrari Ranch Loop

Today, we will start at McBean Pavilion and take a swing through some up-and-down terrain as well as a flat course. Remember our usual check of the bike, put on your helmet and ...

Tax Time in Lincoln, part one Money, honey

They sat in the corner of one of Lincoln's quiet little restaurants. He'd already finished his taxes and set them off to the side.  He watched h ...

Lincoln Chronicles for April 2

Lincoln Chronicles   1 YEAR AGO April 3, 2014 – Storms boost snowpack – but not enough – PG&E survey shows water content less than half of average in ...