Paul Apfel

Art dates dominate next several weeks

This has been a mild summer but a hot art scene with local artists active and fully engaged bringing enjoyment to their many fans and supporters. Photographer Brad Senn and c ...

How to analzye your spending decisions

We’re recently talked about the importance of sharing financial information and preparing a budget and how to go about it. Remember, a budget is simply a spending plan and there ...

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 ...