Politics

Play your Trump card, if you have it

One of the nice things about being retired is the availability of time to do so many things.   This, of course, includes furthering your education, should you choose to do s ...

Water decisions an important responsibility

Water wrangles! I appreciated Jim Datzman’s article (Oct. 22, page 4) on the complex process of providing water to our community and, as I read it, found myself thinking of ...

Jim Datzman’s water article very informative

Re “Providing water to Lincoln homes is a complex process,” A 4, Oct. 22, article by Jim Datzman: It is great article by Jim Datzman, which gives us all the transparen ...

Providing water to Lincoln - a complex issue

I wake up in the morning and immediately head for the shower. I turn the water on, and if it runs and warms up, my day is starting as I expected. For the rest of the day I may use ...

Lincoln Airport debt needs to be addressed

The two previous weeks produced a letter to the editor per week about the Lincoln Airport. One advocates closing same, the other touts the airport as an asset. Good on the two who ...

Lincoln Regional Airport an asset to city

I would like to make a few comments regarding Dan Kelly’s letter to the editor in this week’s Messenger (Sept. 24, page 4, “Lincoln Airport $5M in red”) reg ...

Auburn Chamber CEO Kevin Hanley running for Assembly

Newly relocated to Roseville, Auburn Chamber of Commerce CEO Kevin Hanley is running for the state Assembly District 6 seat to be vacated by Beth Gaines. Gaines is being termed ou ...

Lincoln Airport $5M in the red

Close the Lincoln airport! I was shocked to read (front page Lincoln News Messenger Sept. 17, “Lincoln Regional Airport $5M in the red”) that the Lincoln Airport is $5 ...

Constitution Week celebrated at Sheridan Elementary School

Sheridan School Principal John Kovach read a school proclamation last week regarding Constitution Week, “Whereas, September 17, 2015 marks the two hundred and twenty-eight an ...

Lincoln Economic Development Committee (EDC) Strategic Plan initiates – Part 2

A few weeks ago, this column discussed two (the Lincoln Airport and agri-tourism) of the four major initiates of the city of Lincoln’s Economic Development Committee (EDC) St ...

County budget increases

Placer County’s spending plan is now in place, with an annual budget of $817 million. The budget blueprint for the year ending June 30, boosts funding for open space preser ...

Placer County budget rises 2.4 percent to $817 million

Placer County’s spending plan is now in place, with an annual budget of $817 million. The budget blueprint for the year ending June 30, boosts funding for open space preserv ...

Every day, more stuff comes out

I’m using this column as a means to announce my candidacy for president of the United States!   Why not? Everybody else is.   What difference does one more in ...

Transportation Poll: Placer County sales-tax hike vote would fall short

Placer County voters can’t drive 66.66. That’s the two-thirds vote the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency would need to capture at the ballot box to put it o ...

And the seach continues

In a recent column, I had mentioned that a Russian billionaire had committed $100 million to U.C. Berkeley for the purpose of looking for intelligent life.   He apparently k ...