Jim Datzman

Jim Datzman is correct

Jim Datzman's column in your Sept. 6th paper (page 4, “Public safety services in Lincoln. Is this an accident waiting to happen?”) was exactly right.  I would ...

Public safety services in Lincoln

Is there a problem with the current level of public safety services in the city of Lincoln?  As a retired police chief from a Bay Area suburban community, I can tell you that ...

Playing ball in Lincoln, an 80-year experience, Part two

Editor’s note: This is Part two of a two-part series on baseball in Lincoln. Today looks at the latter years and includes William Jessup University Warriors, adult recreation ...

Playing ball in Lincoln, an 80-year experience

Playing ball in Lincoln, an 80-year experience   Editor’s note: Part one looks at the former years. Part two next week looks at the latter years and includes William J ...

Lincoln Police Department deserves our thanks

The officers of the Lincoln Police Department deserve our gratitude for their diligence in policing our community.  It’s no secret that people who use drugs frequently ...

The Lincoln Rodeo Grounds – a community treasure

As a city kid born and raised in San Francisco, I never rode a horse that didn’t require inserting a quarter first and I never owned a pair of cowboy boots.  However, I ...

Tennis anyone?

Last year, city officials and residents celebrated a long-awaited groundbreaking ceremony in the Lincoln Crossing area for the Robert “Chief” Jimenez Park on Groveland ...

Jim Datzman’s parks’ column appreciated

The two-page article and images on pages 6 and 7 of the Jan. 25 News Messenger, “The use of goals and objectives to promote better use of our parks” and the content is ...

Kids Kamp - Lincoln kids love it

A warm smile crosses her face as she is asked to describe the Kids Kamp program.  The smile belongs to Stephanie Lombardi, a program coordinator for the Lincoln Parks and Recr ...

Free roof-top solar panels – is it really free?

I am writing this because of my concern that many residents may end up involving themselves in a contractual obligation that they may later regret.  I want to make it clea ...

Placer County needs affordable housing

 I would like to compliment Placer County Supervisor Robert Weygandt for his encouraging article in The Lincoln News Messenger (Aug. 31, page A4) titled “Affor ...

Jim Datzman’s column on the Lincoln Potters appreciated

Kudos to The Lincoln News Messenger for printing such an interesting and informative article on the Lincoln Potters (Aug. 10, page 12, “Lincoln Potter’s Host Family Pro ...

Lincoln Potter’s Host Family Program shows Lincoln hospitality at its best

  Potter’s history In the early 1950s, the Lincoln Potters were known throughout Northern California as a premier company baseball team.  Most of the adult playe ...

Congratulations,Lincoln Hills and Jeannine Balcombe

Sent to Jeannine Balcombe, Sun City Lincoln Hills Community Association’s senior director lifestyle and communications: You probably recall that you contacted me quite some ...

The oversight of Lincoln’s parks - a team approach

This is one of a series of articles on parks and recreation activities in the city of Lincoln.   The city of Lincoln is currently blessed with 18 community parks of varying ...