Carol Feineman

All residents should attend Tuesday’s City Council meeting

Since summer, I’ve received e-mails and phone calls from readers asking the newspaper to investigate why four parks are missing in Lincoln Crossing. The parks were to be built b ...

Lincoln's greatness seen through visitors' eyes

I saw Lincoln in a new light this weekend. That’s when my daughter’s father and brother, who live in San Jose, visited her for their first time here. Through the eyes of our ...

State controller’s office not the way to go

Transparency was the March 8 City Council meeting theme. That topic began during public comments centering on the recall and continued through the council-initiated portion. Tha ...

Glen Edwards trying to keep sports around

In junior high school, I envied students receiving the Presidential fitness award during the end-of-the-year awards assembly. I thought students earning those patches were the cr ...

Fiscal sustainability plan makes sense

An “aha” moment took over City Council’s last meeting. Judging from the nine residents who addressed council members at the Feb. 22 meeting about implementing a fiscal sust ...

Lincoln has a lot of positives going for it

With hard-hitting budget cuts to be made to the General Fund, Lincoln has plenty of problem-solving ahead these next several months. This fiscal year’s projected shortfall is $ ...

Get a mammogram for you and your family

I got my first mammogram last Thursday after my daughters urged me to take better care of myself. Even though I dread anything related to cancer, I put off having this X-Ray for ...

Community events depend on vendors attracted here

I love being downtown every summer Thursday during the annual Farmers Market. From my office door, I can see scores of smiling residents as they buy locally-grown fruits and veggi ...

Grand jury will listen to residents' concerns

Are residents wasting their time by asking the governor’s office, attorney general’s office and Fair Political Practices Commission to investigate perceived wrongdoings by city ...

Grand jury seeks new members every year

Any citizen 18 or older, living in Placer County for at least a year, could be a Placer County grand juror. “We’re average citizens,” grand jury foreman John Monaco said. ...

Shelgren has been a part of Lincoln for almost five decades

Paul Shelgren has enjoyed the last decade as a Lincoln Police lieutenant. He’s also happy, Shelgren said, “doing whatever’s in the best interest for the city.” Last week ...

Lincoln’s talent on display last Saturday

Gathered on Saturday in downtown Lincoln was a 13-year-old who would be at home on Broadway, a 12-year-old who would be just as comfortable at the Metropolitan Opera House, a 13-ye ...

Community members stepping up to the plate

Lincoln is my home. I work, live, play, shop and pay taxes here. So I took it hard when Councilman Tom Cosgrove stopped talking casually in my office last week about Mello Roos an ...

Hopes for a wonderful 2011 in Lincoln

In whatever city I’ve called home, the beginning of a new year holds the promise of good solutions to hard problems and turning fuzzy daydreams into realized actions. With two n ...

Reader shares letter to city manager

Hi Jim Estep, I have read your response to Carol Feineman’s editorial (Dec. 16, page 4, “City officials should be more forthcoming”) on the misallocation of the city’s inv ...