Lincoln

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 ...

Lincoln’s Perrault to fight Saturday

Lincoln’s Eriq Perrault, an amateur mixed martial arts fighter, will have his second bout on Saturday night. Standing almost six-feet tall and fighting in the 160-pound weight c ...

Oil well ‘facts’ confuse reader

I was confused by the letter to the editor written by Barbara White of Lincoln titled “Off-shore oil wells needed,” (Journal, June 30). She states some facts that I find quite ...

Off-shore oil wells needed

I was in Alaska in 1989 when the Valdez oil spill happened. The beaches and marine life were covered in oil. But I have yet to see the same from the gulf. Fact is that this amoun ...

Mike Babich understands our values

This past week, I became very disgusted by a “hit piece” by Rick Keene against Doug LaMalfa. I do not know these two men, but Mr. Keene made my decision very easy. In the cours ...

Looking behind the Scenes: Term-limited career politicos aspire upward

Tip-toeing through the notebook while wondering when spring will finally arrive... Another thing I’d like to see arrive are even more stringent term-limit rules for our elected ...

Why tolerate overspending?

Am I the only one concerned about the irresponsible spending and debt accumulating both in Washington and Sacramento? And why do we keep electing politicians that are responsible f ...

Tanner woefully inexperienced

Regarding the mailer by Casey Tanner for the position of Placer County Auditor-Controller. Mr. Tanner’s statements are not only inaccurate but highly unethical. Did he not bothe ...

Fight dirty oil proposition

On May 3 the campaign representing big Texas oil companies, Valero and Tesoro, announced they have submitted enough signatures to put a deceptive proposition on the November 2010 b ...

Raw milk must stay available

The only way I am able to drink milk is if it is raw. Taking away my right to drink something that has been proven throughout time and science to be so good for the body is ridic ...

Our View: ARD must lobby supes, using local parks and rec lovers

Now is the time for the Auburn Recreation District to enlist its raving fans and conscientious supporters to rally before the Placer County Board of Supervisors. With a little hel ...