Liz Kellar

School district critics pass on running for board

Election season is upon us. The filing period for the local races officially closed Aug. 8 for the Western Placer Unified School board of trustees and Aug. 13 for city council, sin ...

Subtle signs of decay easy to miss

When you spend every day with a loved one, you don’t see the subtle changes that take place as time passes. I know I often don’t realize how much my son has grown until I check ...

New school board works to rebuild public trust

It appears that I ruffled some feathers over at Western Placer Unified School District with my editorial last week, which suggested that the district’s lawsuit against its primar ...

School district questions need to be answered

Friday afternoon, Western Placer Unified School District Superintendent Scott Leaman dropped a bombshell in my lap. The district had filed a lawsuit against the architect and build ...

Taking care of yourself can be hardest task of all

I would be the first to admit that I am no martyr. In fact, the argument could be made that I am, at heart, a pretty self-absorbed person. I adore my child with an obsessive passio ...

May a busy time of year for many Lincoln residents

May hasn’t officially started and I’m already exhausted. Monday, I was comparing notes with city public information officer Jill Thompson and we both realized our next free w ...

Lincoln needs to provide haven for teens

Like many Lincoln residents, I was shaken by the news a couple of weeks ago that a 12-year-old was arrested in connection with the gang-related stabbing of a 16-year-old in town. A ...