Carol Feineman

Try laughing in between the everyday stresses

Unfortunately, it?s too easy to let today?s bad economy, budget cuts and job downsizing, to name a few nation-wide problems, make us anxious. The more we hear distressing news abou ...

Contracting out police force not in Lincoln's best interest

Lincoln Police Chief Paul Shelgren became my hero at last Thursday’s fiscal sustainability committee/City Council workshop. Before I explain why, I want to acknowledge the nine f ...

Know your neighbor; embrace their culture

After 20-plus years in this business, my No. 1 lesson is that everyone is worth knowing. Everyone has fascinating stories to tell, if we only make time to listen. It could be y ...

We have to stop gangs from increasing in California

Once or twice a year, I write about the increased presence of gangs in Lincoln. This time, I’ll echo the past messages with an addendum: gang activity is increasing and it’s be ...

A message that needs to be heard, 70 years later

Know and Go: Arthur Weil will speak to the Lincoln Hills Shalom Group about his Holocaust-related experiences at 7 p.m. Monday at Kilaga Springs Presentation Hall in Lincoln Hills. ...

Bypass opening just a few months away

I, along with several other residents, have discovered a great new road to walk dogs, bike and, at the same time, see picturesque views of Lincoln. While this road will soon be off ...

Mercy Ministries needs more than the Bible for its treatment methods

Our front-page story on Mercy Ministries points out serious health risks. It wasn’t easy to report. We don’t want to negatively portray a faith-based organization and possibly ...

Recognizing a true act of selflessness

Kathy Dorsey is one of the bravest individuals I know. But she says that’s not true. To Dorsey, her actions are not extraordinary. I say she’s just being humble. For most of th ...

Let's work together on logging truck decision

The “elephant in the room” has finally been let out of its cage. That “animal” is the logging trucks traveling on Highways 193 and 65 to and from the Sierra Pacific Industr ...

State senator, state assemblywoman want to help

It’s easy to focus on our city and just as easy to forget that other communities have similar issues. But Lincoln is only one city in the county of Placer and, of course, only o ...

Friends of the Lincoln Library amazing

I want to thank the usually unrecognized 298 Friends of the Lincoln Library members. Most of them are retired. Several are grandparents. A few are former city library board membe ...

Here's hoping the new year will be good for Lincoln

How can we be three days away from a new year? It seems like we welcomed in Jan. 1, 2011 the other month. On the other hand, last January’s heated discussion over the General Fu ...

City staff is free to talk to newspaper

Just a reminder that it is important to keep me informed if any of you are talking to the media. It is my responsibility as the City’s PIO to keep the Council and the City Manage ...

The Kings teach some lucky Lincoln students about goals

I was fortunate to attend last week’s eighth-grade basketball game at Twelve Bridges Middle School. The crowd was twice as large as usual and there was abundant team spirit from ...

City engineer does great job

It’s easy to take for granted Lincoln services when they run smoothly. That’s especially the case for engineering services, which covers infrastructure items such as drinking w ...