downtown Lincoln

Why log trucks go through town

This information is for a Lincoln resident who didn’t know about why log trucks go through Lincoln. Log trucks go to Sierra Pacific Industries, located on Highway 65, north end o ...

Why are there still trucks on Lincoln’s main street?

I was at the ribbon-cutting ceremony (Friday) and to the bike ride along the new Lincoln Bypass today. I hear a lot about how the new bypass will relieve Lincoln of gridlock thro ...

Downtown merchants really need our support

Four months ago, I was reprimanded by Caltrans when I wrote about riding bikes and walking on the beautiful but under construction Highway 65 Bypass. That reprimand is removed for ...

Clayfest is back May 19

Since Lincoln Arts closed its doors in February, Lincoln citizens have been busy forming a new art group. This new group is called Art League of Lincoln or ALL. They have let no gr ...

Lines too long for this reader

Yesterday (April 28), I attended the wine event (Lincoln Wine Fest) in downtown Lincoln. The cost was $35 ($30 if you preregistered). Nine wineries participated in this poorly org ...

Walmart will benefit downtown

For me, Walmart Neighborhood Grocery is a win, win, win situation. As a consumer, Walmart Neighborhood Grocery gives Lincoln residents an affordable alternative to shopping as it ...

Founding based on wrong info

As a Lincoln homeowner and truck driver, I found the (Jan. 26, page A6) letter from Jonathan Houk, “Why are trucks still downtown?” to be a little naive. The city of Lincoln ...

Welcome to the Drusts, and all residents, to downtown Lincoln

I hope the Drusts are successful in their 2-year-old business dream. Mike Drust and his son, John Drust, expect their new business in downtown Lincoln to open by mid March. They’ ...

This new year promises to be good for Lincoln businesses

Amid reports of increased consumer confidence and spending in the latter days of 2011, the Lincoln business community is sounding upbeat and optimistic about their prospects in 201 ...

Consider making downtown streets one-way for shopping ease

I agree with Pete Santina’s suggestion (Nov. 10 News Messenger, page 4, “Resident envisions facelift for downtown streets”) to study making G street a one-way southbound stre ...

Resident envisions facelift for downtown streets

Pete Santina wants to bring more residents and out-of-towners downtown to shop. To accomplish this goal, he suggests turning F and G streets into one-way streets. “To identify h ...

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

This is in response to the “Gladding should clean up, then showcase work” letter to the editor on page A6 of the Sept. 15 News Messenger. The ceramic manufacturing factory, Gla ...

Lincoln Boulevard improvements could start next spring

As of last Thursday, more than 600 online surveys at ci.lincoln.ca.us were filled out, according to Gladys Cornell of AIM Consulting. Lincoln Boulevard will encompass the present-d ...

We need more residents/business owners like Campbell

Lincoln resident Leslie Campbell is the kind of business owner every downtown needs. She is a cheerleader for the city's success. Campbell opened the popular The Green Goat on 660 ...

Lincoln Boulevard will be a boon to downtown

Eight years ago, we moved to Lincoln to retire, and from day one, we found Lincoln to be a beautiful little city with some of the most helpful and friendly people we had ever met. ...