Jim Datzman

Lincoln Police Chief Rex Marks recognized for his skills

On April 8th, I attended the monthly meeting of the Downtown Lincoln Association as Police Chief Rex Marks was making a presentation to the business community on the homeless situa ...

Jr. Zebras and Cheer: Youth football, cheering at its finest

Editor’s note: This is the 13th in a series of articles about Lincoln, its parks and its people. It was a typical October afternoon, with the sunshine occasionally break ...

Water decisions an important responsibility

Water wrangles! I appreciated Jim Datzman’s article (Oct. 22, page 4) on the complex process of providing water to our community and, as I read it, found myself thinking of ...

Jim Datzman’s water article very informative

Re “Providing water to Lincoln homes is a complex process,” A 4, Oct. 22, article by Jim Datzman: It is great article by Jim Datzman, which gives us all the transparen ...

Providing water to Lincoln - a complex issue

I wake up in the morning and immediately head for the shower. I turn the water on, and if it runs and warms up, my day is starting as I expected. For the rest of the day I may use ...

Youth soccer is a very popular sport in Lincoln

Editor’s note:  This is the 11th in a series of columns about Lincoln, its parks, and its people. There are more than three million soccer players between the ages ...

Get acquainted with the recreation department

Editor’s note: This is the 10th in a  series of columns about Lincoln, its parks and its people. The city of Lincoln provides a wide variety of recreational classes ...

Wine fest is a great event

Hi, Joann (Hilton, Lincoln Rotary) and Wayne (Sisneroz, Downtown Lincoln Association); Congratulations to the Lincoln Rotary and the Downtown Lincoln Association for yesterday&rs ...

Coyote Pond Park and Palo Verde Park

The previous column in this series on Lincoln, its parks and its people described McBean Park as a community treasure because it was constructed in an era when most suburban commun ...

McBean Park—a Lincoln treasure

The fourth in a series of articles on Lincoln, its parks, and its people   Every town needs a primary city park. In San Francisco, it is Golden Gate Park. For Sacramento, i ...

Why I love my local newspaper

 In the early 1960s, I resided in the Bay Area in a city of about 60,000 residents.  Our city had a weekly newspaper and I looked forward to receiving it each Wednesda ...

Two of eight Economic Development Summit winners from Lincoln

  Lincoln Jim Datzman and the Beermann’s Restaurant owners were two of the eight winners recognized for contributions to local economic prosperity at the 22nd annual Pl ...

City Council faces a huge challenge

For several months, the Lincoln City Council has been literally bombarded with speakers criticizing the council for having too many employees, for paying them too much, for unreali ...

Night Out one highlight from busy summer

On Aug. 3, members of the PAL Board and young people from our Youth Center celebrated National Night Out by bringing our PAL Snack Shack to the residents of Village No. 4 in Linc ...

PAL offers plenty of fun summer activities

PAL Youth Center Status In my last column, I expressed pride and satisfaction in the great job the staff and volunteers are doing in working with the young people at the Youth Cen ...