Opinion

Life in the Bike Lane

December in Placer County can be wet, which presents some problems for the avid cyclist. If you are fortunate to have some flexibility, it is a good idea to wait for the stree ...

Celebrating Christmas chamber-style

Last Wednesday's Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce mixer was the seventh consecutive year that Optavia sponsored the mixer. The event gets bigger and bigger every year. This ...

Merry Christmas and keep spreading that holiday spirit

Many of us experience a lighter, more relaxed mood throughout December. As soon as Thanksgiving dinner is over, many families and business owners decorate their places with festi ...

Green lanes would help

  Back in the day, “the day” being the late 1800s, the bicycle began to get popular.  But, oh! Those dirt/mud/cobblestone roads! “Hey,” someone ...

Why our border matters

    Every nation has a natural right and responsibility to determine who is admitted to its borders.  This is what defines a country and ultimately determines whet ...

Lincoln Hills Sports Car Group a fun group

On Dec. 5, the Lincoln Hills Sports Car Group had its annual holiday party for members. “Our members are like a big family and I highly recommend more of our newer members ...

Let’s eliminate child abuse in Placer County

This season is supposed to be a time of happy family get-togethers and holiday parties. During the next few weeks, most residents will shop for presents, decorate their homes and ...

CYCLING THROUGH PLACER COUNTY

It has gone from “cool” to “cold” in Placer County, especially if you are up early for a bike ride. Days that start in the 30s and don’t make it mu ...

Welcoming the holiday season is fun in Lincoln

  On Saturday, the Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce presented a fantastic Christmas Holiday Parade downtown! The Lincoln community was there to see and support their creative ...

Your gifts can help Lincoln’s businesses flourish and improve local services

Lincoln’s holiday season is official with a few thousand residents and visitors at Saturday’s annual holiday parade and Christmas tree lighting at and near Beerman&rsqu ...

Semper Fi Association highlights Toys for Tots at Saturday’s parade

Semper Fi Association has sponsored and coordinated Toys for Tots in south Placer County since 2005. Frank Neves, Toys for Tots coordinator for the 2018 campaign, would like to sh ...

Stuff that I wonder about

    Like you five loyal readers, I wonder about stuff. Some of the stuff about which I wonder have actual answers, and deep down, I might know those answers.   Bu ...

KIRBY’S KATCH

Finally some rain. Now we see the real changing of the seasons in the local fishing opportunities. As waters get stained and cold, the patterns will change, and right now things a ...

Lincoln family appreciating start of the season

The season of fun recently started at the Atherton Wealth Advisors Family Appreciation event in Lincoln with a visit from Santa Claus for kids as well as fun-loving adults. What ...

Let’s lower DUI’s here

The number of residents driving under the influence or DUI is a real problem in Placer County. Those driving impaired are all ages, from underage drinking (under 21 years old) to r ...