Opinion

Articles appreciated by sports fan

Jim Linsdau, the articles in the 2015 Football Preview of the High Schools are extraordinary! I have been reading sports in newspapers, magazines and online for 50-plus years (exc ...

Football history adds another chapter

Well, it is that marvelous time of year again – fall. The trees start to change from bright, vibrant green to the comforting shades of red and bright orange. The temperature ...

Visual Viewpoint

Downtown Lincoln is open during the construction. Support local business.

And the seach continues

In a recent column, I had mentioned that a Russian billionaire had committed $100 million to U.C. Berkeley for the purpose of looking for intelligent life.   He apparently k ...

Upstairs in downtown, part 4: Tom saves our toddler

When we lived upstairs, spring and summer days found our bay windows pushed up, with fresh air streaming through the tall screens.  Even in the kitchen, the windows were almos ...

Fishing for that birthday salmon

California is a fisherman’s paradise, and for many anglers the fall run of the mighty Chinook salmon remains at the top of the list. Hooking and landing a big “Nook&rdq ...

Western States 100 – Part VII

Robbie Point Trail is about a mile of very steep trail with only a few sections I was able to run; those were near the bottom that becomes a fire road just before hitting the aspha ...

Gladding Road -W.Wise-N.Doud-Nicolaus Road Loop

We meet again at the McBean Pavilion to take a ride in northwestern rural Lincoln over a level route. As usual, check your bike, including your tire pressure. I always carry a han ...

Mary Ann Kollenberg’s family thanks community

The family of Mary Ann Kollenberg would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to all of those who supported us during our time of sorrow.  Words can’t express what the ...

Lincoln residents are honest

Lincoln residents are honest I stopped by the Sun City vegetable market this morning (Aug. 19 at the Orchard Creek parking lot).  In paying for some of the beautiful vegetabl ...

Visiual Viewpoint

Everyone who votes for me gets a ride in one of my helicopters.

Define the term 'litter'

I’ve been trying to arrive at a universal definition for “litter.” The dictionary defines it as “untidiness; rubbish.” According to our anti-litte ...

Upstairs in downtown, part 3: Intoxicated

When we lived upstairs, our big kitchen windows overlooked the alley parking lot of the little old Lincoln Police Department.   One night, a police car pulled into the lot. ...

Reflecting on racial unrest

A patrol car drives through a neighborhood and curious residents begin to gather outside. Eventually, the patrol car finishes its tour and finds its way to repeat this scenario wit ...

Support for a 24/7 shelter

We now know that Right Hand Auburn wants the county to pay $150,00 for capital improvements to make the DeWitt barracks into a 24/7 shelter with greater capacity, plus $33,000 per ...