Paul Apfel

A little planning can save money and time later

With the arrival of the hot weather, one of your home systems is an immediate concern. The other will become a concern within a few months when the wet weather returns. Air con ...

Lincoln golf courses help give back to the community

Lincoln’s three golf courses are leading the way in local fund raising, continuing a tradition established by the Professional Golfers Association and numerous golf courses ac ...

Balderas family makes riding fun

Lincoln’s Mario Balderas is one busy man with three businesses in full operation in Lincoln. First and most visible is Freedom Rides, a motorcycle and trike sales dealershi ...

Big M Fishery good for the entire family

Know and Go: What: Big M Fishery Where: 280 Westland Road, off of Nicolaus Road Open: 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays to Sundays Information: 645-0802 or bigmfishery.com Big M F ...

Buy your carbon-monoxide detectors before July 1

Carbon monoxide detectors are the latest devices that California law requires be installed in your personal residence this year. California’s Health and Safety Code now ca ...

End of April means it's 'Clay' time

April and May are Feats of Clay months in Lincoln. Now entering its 24th year, this celebration blends history and art in an exhibition of ceramic achievement.  “I’ve alway ...

Research wisely who helps you with finances

If Shakespeare was correct and “all the world’s a stage,” then we need to know the actors. Last month, we identified those in the starring roles in this financial drama: spo ...

Simple care keeps home appliances working for you

The time-honored saw, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” is threatened guidance in the face of modern mechanical systems. For many of us, experience dictates that failure-p ...

Recognized for baseball, Gonzalez is all about golf these days

Ramon Gonzalez Jr., Turkey Creek Golf Club’s golf operations manager, is one of the newest inductees into the Mexican American Hall of Fame Sports Association. In ceremonies hel ...

There’s Little League fever in Lincoln

Skiers love it! But, the wet weather and the snow that it brought to the mountains this spring has some Lincoln Little League baseball players and fans frowning. The 2011 season, ...

Painters Club featured at Lincoln Arts

Lincoln Arts kicks off March art activities with the “Giving Back” show featuring the Lincoln Hills Painters Club. The Lincoln Hills painters will donate five percent of each ...

Keep your castle in tip-top shape with a coat of paint

Editor’s Note: This is the first in an Inside Lincoln series on home improvements. By Paul Apfel Special to Inside Lincoln Congratulations. Your new home is now five ye ...

Open communication over finances is crucial for couples

What would you do if a sudden illness or accident changed your ability to keep your family’s finances on track? What if the calamity happened to you while you or your loved one ...

DeSalles with Safeway for nearly 30 years

Celebrating a decade in Lincoln this year, Safeway and its store manager, Marcus DeSalles, are not only anchor tenants but fixtures at the Lincoln Hills Towne Center along Highwa ...

Downtown Umpqua Bank hosts art exhibit

Downtown Lincoln’s Umpqua Bank and the Placer Artists League have teamed up to host an Easter Seals art exhibit running Feb. 8 to March 8 in the bank’s 5th Street branch. The ...