Carol Feineman

Jakob, 12, knows how to take matters to the top

I wish more adults were like Jakob Kincaid. The Lincoln 12-year-old wrote a letter to President Barack Obama 45 days ago about Jakob?s idea to combine the United States and Canada ...

'Token teacher' remark does not set a good example

Being made fun of is not fun. I know firsthand. When I hear Jewish jokes, it makes me uncomfortable. I either call the insensitive talker out or ignore the comments. Either way, ...

"Triple Espresso" a highly caffeinated escape

Know and Go: What ?Triple Espresso? When: 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays through July 22 Where: The Cosm ...

Turner, other teachers will be missed

Greg Turner is a natural teacher. Teaching grade school for six years, the last three at Western Placer Unified School District, Turner can turn any news into a classroom lesson. W ...

To the best dad in the world, happy Father's Day!

A parent?s job is never done, even as their children become adults. And their help is often provided when their adult children think they don?t need it. In hindsight, I know. I?m ...

City officials working hard for fiscal solutions

Two comments I heard last week, saying that I?ve looked the other way lately on city issues, still bother me. One city official wondered if my Gold Country Media bosses told me t ...

Partnership brings clay emphasis back to downtown

Clay art is back in downtown Lincoln. Last Saturday, the newly-formed Art League of Lincoln held the California ClayFest at Beerman Plaza. How that came together is largely due to ...

Not wise to judge drivers by their age

Comedians have a heyday talking about senior drivers. Older drivers are the butt of late-night TV jokes and comedy show routines. I?ve chuckled at many of the jokes. But after ...

Public library vital to a community

Thanks to you, the supporters of the Lincoln library, our ?Night for the Library? fundraiser dinner on March 3 was a huge success, raising more than $7200! Thank you for attending ...

Making it easier for a Lincoln resident

I hope Ariel Hawkins? life immediately improves. Since making public a plan to transition from male to female last July, she is not having an easy time. The Lincoln 19-year-old ca ...