Opinion

Lincoln golf undefeated in duals

After Lincoln High’s first loss of the season at the Pioneer Valley League’s 18-hole tournament, the Zebras came home to practice April 12-13 to prepare for Bear R ...

Take a hike – to Fairy Falls

I did get out fishing last week. On Wednesday, my buddy Mr. Green Crestliner came down to do some pretournament fishing at Camp Far West, so I took him around to some of my “ ...

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 ...

Gun violence: is there a solution?

Gun violence continues unabated in America. Everyday, we hear of innocent people from all walks of life being shot and killed by senseless violence. When is it going to end? Obviou ...

Village 1 will make it unsafe for children

It is beyond my level of comprehension why the Lincoln City Council and the Planning Commission of Lincoln are so intent on making our town resemble awful San Jose.   The de ...

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- ...

Dear Prince, It's such a shame our friendship had to end

The first time I danced with a boy it was in the cafeteria at E.V. Cain Middle School. It was eighth grade, the lights were low, he was tall, and I had my arms around his waist. It ...

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 ...

Knights of Columbus thanks Lincoln community

The Lincoln Knights of Columbus would like to thank all of those patrons in the local community who attended our annual Crabfest on April 2. The crowd of 325 enjoyed a delicious cr ...

Bike column

Our ride today starts from the McBean Pavilion in McBean Park. After our usual bike check-over, including the tires, put on your helmet and off we go. By the way, make sure you hav ...

Just when do we become adults?

A few weeks ago my daughter received a jury summons. She was flabbergasted. How could she possibly serve on a jury – decide someone’s fate – when she’s only ...

Placer Ranch rises again

On April 5, the Placer County Board of Supervisors, voted, in concept, to assist with moving the Placer Ranch development project forward as a county project.  This means that ...

Zebras lose first match, but still defeat Placer

After the Lincoln High golf team managed to defeat the Center Cougars and Foothill Mustangs, the Fighting Zebras prepared for their toughest challenge yet, the mighty Placer Hillme ...