Gabriel Hydrick

Placer GOP forges slate for election

A Placer County Republican Party endorsing convention gave GOP support Saturday to a slate of candidates in local-government elections Nov. 4. The list includes City Council c ...

Elected local officials work hard

It’s not easy being a City Council member.  There are two council seats open in the Nov. 4, 2014 General Election. Candidates can file to run, between July 14 and A ...

Council to review city manager’s decisions

In a historic moment at Tuesday’s Lincoln City Council meeting, Councilman Gabriel Hydrick accepted the gavel of office from city clerk Pat Avila and became Lincoln’s n ...

New mayor poised to take on challenges

In one symbolic moment Tuesday, when Lincoln city clerk Pat Avila handed him the gavel, Councilman Gabriel Hydrick became Lincoln’s mayor. The News Messenger asked Hydri ...

New mayor ponders what he’ll bring to the job

The News Messenger recently sat down with Lincoln City Councilman Gabriel Hydrick, asking about his views concerning his new role as mayor. Hydrick’s term lasts a year and be ...

City Council moves forward with Village 1 project

At Tuesday night’s Lincoln City Council meeting, five county residents got vocal about the plan that permits a street to run straight through their property. The Village 1 S ...

Congratulations to Lincoln’s new leadership

  I am thrilled to know that this week (Dec. 11) will mark Stan Nader becoming the mayor of Lincoln for a year. Additionally, the fortitude shown by City Councilman Gab ...

Public says bye to Councilman Tom Cosgrove

The city of Lincoln, City Council members and the public bid a fond farewell to Councilman Tom Cosgrove during the Dec. 11 council meeting. Cosgrove, who served on the c ...

Reader critical of Hydrick's July column

After attending a good number of City Council meetings, I was of the view that Gabriel Hydrick?s most obvious weakness was his inability to speak in coherent sentences to convey a ...

" ... that my child may have peace!"

One of Lincoln?s great intellectuals and steadfast commentators, Dave Gordon, placed a very good and important question before the City Council on June 26. Gordon asked that the c ...

Spencer Short begins his term as mayor

Economic development and regional activity are what Spencer Short plans to tackle as Lincoln’s mayor during the next year. Short replaces Paul Joiner as mayor during next Tuesday ...

Endorsement of Rob Matthews

I have met most of the Republican candidates vying for the State Assembly seat in the fourth district and find Rob Matthews to be, in the words of Benjamin Franklin, “… wise a ...

Department heads recommend huge cuts

The message to close the General Fund’s structural deficit without the use of reserves was heard loud and clear by city staff during Wednesday night’s budget workshop. The thr ...

Nader, Hydrick make good on promises

Congratulations to Stan Nader and Gabriel Hydrick and to all of us who voted for them! We made the right choice. Dave and I attended their first council meeting (last Tuesday) an ...

New council members take seats

In front of an audience of almost 80 community members Tuesday night, Gabriel Hydrick and Stan Nader were sworn in as Lincoln City Council members. The mayor’s torch was passed f ...