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State elected officials can help local residents

Sometimes I forget that California’s capitol is only 30 minutes away from Lincoln. I become so hyper-focused on Lincoln’s local government that I lose perspective ...

Fire station No. 33 reopens to mixed reviews

      After six years of being closed due to city budget cuts, the fire station at 17 McBean Park Drive reopened January. Some residents say that’s a posit ...

Mt. Pleasant Hall carnival and bazaar to be held Saturday

Mt. Pleasant Hall Country Store committee members say that some traditions are worth preserving. And while you’re preserving them, they add, why not have fun? On Saturday, t ...

Twelve Bridges Elementary celebrates Dr. Seuss’ birthday

This week, Twelve Bridges Elementary School looked like a Dr. Seuss convention. The school’s 679 students participated in week long activities for both the national “R ...

Little Bishop has many friends

Last October, a Wheatland resident pulled her car over when she noticed a small injured kitten. The 3 pound, 7 ounce black kitten looked like it had been hit by a car. The residen ...

Black History Month - Don’t go near the water

 As kids, we were lucky to spend part of the summer in the tent house, and later, the little cabin at Lake Tahoe. It was there, on Sandy Beach and over on Ballard’s Pie ...

Lincoln Hills Foundation aids local seniors though The Salt Mine

Since its inception in 2001, the mission of the Lincoln Hills Foundation has been to help Lincoln-area seniors maintain their independence and quality of life.  “We ar ...

Rotary Club honors Lincoln volunteer Shirley Russell

Friends, family, co-workers and Lincoln Rotarians gathered last week to honor Shirley Russell by naming her a Paul Harris Fellow.  Harris founded Rotary in 1905 and Rotary In ...

Sports and science … miles apart

The only thing Super about that Bowl on Feb. 2 was the lady who sang the National Anthem. It was so good to hear it sung as it should be sung, instead of some screamer going thr ...

Adam Marcus Sanchez moving toward an art career

Adam Marcus Sanchez started painting a zebra on the Lincoln High School’s stadium ticket booth at the end of summer. The zebra took approximately 15 hours to finish. Sanchez ...