Lincoln

Help students be prepared

As we begin making plans to head back to school, I am hopeful for the 24-plus kindergartners who will enter my classroom and for future kindergartners. Senate Bill 1381, authored ...

Our View: $100K pensioners are poster children for a broken system

In Vegas, 21 is a great number. In fact, it’s a lock on a winning hand. In Placer County, 21 is the number of county retirees holding that winning hand – a guaranteed annual p ...

Resident can’t support tax

Our (Lincoln) City Council is spending $54,000 to educate the citizens of Lincoln about the proposed utility tax. To me, that is an insult to my intelligence and a great waste of c ...

Vote yes on Measure K

All these John Wayne solutions to our city’s (Lincoln’s) financial mess, say cutting the city manager’s salary in half, are simply not going to happen overnight and would not ...

Build big box stores at airport

In my opinion, the city of Auburn should exercise eminent domain over the Auburn airport area. It’s an excellent place for big box stores. The airplanes can fly out of the Grass ...

Obama worst since Carter

Re: “President a strong leader,” by Bob and Ginny Mock (Reader Input, June 23). President is a strong leader? You have to be kidding me, right? This president is the worst so- ...

End of a long ride; sports editor enjoyed time in Rocklin, Lincoln

After more than eight years, I am leaving my position as sports editor of The Placer Herald and The Lincoln News Messenger. This has not been an easy decision, as I have loved my t ...

Managers must make concessions, too

I watched the June 22 city council meeting on live television last night to see what is going on regarding the city of Lincoln’s 2010-2011 budget and the proposed utility users ...

Nation’s lenders need reform

The reform I envision will force the credit card and mortgage companies to play by the rules. I am tired and frustrated with the lack of meaningful action by the Congress and Sena ...

Public safety No. 1 priority

You see it on television and read it in the papers. People are very disturbed because local governments nationwide are reducing police and fire personnel because tax revenues have ...