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Sierra Nevada Winds presents ‘An Evening with Gershwin and Friends’

The Sierra Nevada Winds Orchestra, a 45-member wind ensemble directed by Dr. Robert Halseth, will take the stage Saturday with world renowned violinist and pianist Dr. Ayke Agus. ...

12th annual Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest poets wanted

     The 12th annual Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest began in April, as part of the National Poetry Month celebration. The Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest is pres ...

Local residents inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Three area students, including one from Lincoln, were recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor soci ...

Sierra College museum has local link

Lincoln resident Charles Dailey is proud of the Sierra College Natural History Museum, where he has taught classes for 47 years. Dailey, who retired from Sierra College a few yea ...

Prescription medications at home pose risks

In Placer County, overdose death rates have more than doubled since 2009. Prescription medications can save lives but they can also take lives. Misuse and abuse of prescription dr ...

Validated Parsing column

The month of April, designated, for poetry, or verse, so stated. The bane of schoolboys everywhere, whose efforts mire in deep despair. While maidens draft with seeming ease, dit ...

Pennsylvania will never be the same

   What I’m about to tell you here may not seem appropriate for a humor column, but believe me, this is an exception.    This year, at the end of January ...

Lincoln’s Charles Dailey helps make Sierra museum great

After meeting Charles Dailey, who spends his work hours and then some at the Sierra College Natural History Museum, I understand why the museum is ranked 26th in the top 30 higher- ...

New style in Old Town: Carpe Vino celebrates a decade of dining

The effervescent glow of evenings in Old Town Auburn are reminiscent of Vincent Van Gogh’s “The Café Terrace on the Place du Forum.” The painter’s ...

Feeling saucy: Swordfish with béarnaise sauce and herb-lemon risotto

Sauces can take a dish from good to great, wonderful to wow, marvelous to magnificent … . I think you get the picture. Mac and cheese is really just macaroni in a cheese s ...

Lincoln calendar, starting April 28

Thursday, April 28 TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting is at 10 a.m. at St. James Church, 479 L St. Info: Jackie Burnett at 408-3024. Mother Goose on the Loose has two session ...

'I like to get silly'

Comedian and actor Kevin Farley – yep, that Kevin Farley – is bringing his act to Auburn. You may have seen him, the younger brother of the late Chris Farley, in such ...

Foothills in poetry

Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks -- Plutarch April is poetry month, and the Sierra foothills are rich with talented poets. To celebrate poetry month, ...

I want to inspire you

  It has happened more than once.  My bike group will be sitting in the outside seating area of some café in Auburn, when a customer walks by, cronut and latte in ...

"On Golden Pond" emotionally effective

Family dynamics and generational conflict were well-portrayed in the Lincoln Theater Company’s production of “On Golden Pond.” Although the cast is small, with j ...