Inside Lincoln

What are the differences between banks and credit unions?

Lincoln residents looking for a financial institution - bank or credit union - have several choices within easy reach. But, which one do you choose? And why choose one while ignori ...

Thanksgiving – a national time to put away our differences and recognize the commonality among us

Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday throughout the country, drawing on the early colonial experiences of the Pilgrims who arrived in 1620 in what is now New England. Ro ...

Avoid E. coli by growing your own vegetables

Have you heard the reports about produce with E. coli and salmonella contamination? I always thought that problem was specifically an issue with meat products. The first time I he ...

Where’s the common sense financially-speaking?

There is no shortage of investment gurus, advisors and pundits. But there is a shortage of common sense. Over the past year, I have explained and promoted some common sense ...

Find out if you save on your PG&E home bill

Diagnosis is often the first step in solving a problem or curing an ailment. In the energy field, that diagnosis is frequently referred to an as energy audit. And Placer Count ...

Home preparedness

Editor’s note: Emergency kits should also include items for your pets, including at the very least pet food and medications. Home preparedness Over the last six years or so, I ...

Holiday waves can be hard on pets

Wave No. 1: The family has arrived. Everyone is in a festive mood. One course after another of delicious homemade food is passed around the table. Who can resist those soft brown ...

Lincoln Area Chamber grateful recipient of proceeds from Turkey Creek’s annual Golf Classic!

This is the season of thanks, and your Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce certainly does have a great deal to be thankful for. Not only did the businesses and residents of Lincoln ...

Autumn offers annual invitation to visit local art studios

Sixty-seven Placer County artists are creating new work and readying their studios for PlacerArts’ 18th annual Autumn Art Studios Tour, set for Friday through Sunday, Nov. 11 to ...

Is fall really the best time to plant?

I get this glazed look on my face when I am buying electronics and the sales person wants to sell a warranty or a more expensive product. I am thinking, “I wasn’t born yesterd ...