Eileen Marks

My boss, Bob Noyes

It has been awhile since I wrote about “The Heart of Lincoln.” I could tell you all the reasons why I haven’t chosen to keep up with this part of my writing but instead I w ...

An early taste of spring … let the sun shine

This winter has been a bit on the rainy side and even included a surprise snowfall. For those like me, who love the feeling of the warm sunlight on our faces, my favorite saying ...

‘We the people’ filled up town hall

I recently received a mailed invitation from our Congressman Tom McClintock to a town meeting held last Saturday morning in the Lincoln Hills ballroom. The topic, the health-care ...

Roller hockey is style with a heart

I am always on the look out for new subjects to write about and this time, I once again hit the jack pot! My sources come in all different sizes and shapes and, this time, the sour ...

Life in Lincoln … two years and counting

I was driving past the California High School Rodeo this past weekend and noticed that, once again, it was alive with activity. It took me back to early June 2007 and our first t ...

Schools, Sun City in need of a few good volunteers

After a summer filled with fun, travel, family and a bit of construction, I am settling back into my role as a volunteer with the SCHOOLS Group (Sun City Helping Our Outstanding L ...

New Woodstock movie has one thinking back to the summer of ’69

Last week, I tuned into an early show and the very first segment was a piece about Woodstock and the summer of 1969. For many of us baby boomers, that summer is one that will be ...

Always felt the music ... always heard the tune

I have been writing this column for a while and I appreciate having my words read by so many individuals. I mention this because my writing is often inspired by my readers and thei ...

An oxymoron ... going on vacation with four dogs

Whenever I feel a bit stressed, I remember the advice of one of my trusted advisors. Her advice was something that we can all do … and that is when you find yourself in a stres ...

600 e-mails announce opening of Mina's Coffee Shop

A sign recently went up in our Lincoln Hills Shopping Center to announce that Mina’s Coffee Shop was opening in the old Starbucks’ location. It was the talk of the town or at ...