Lincoln

City disaster plan first-rate

I moved here to Lincoln in 2002. Due to the crazy world we seem to be living in, I have often wondered if our city has a good disaster plan in effect, should one be needed. The ans ...

Caring spirit evident at fire

It is hard to find the appropriate words to express our thanks to all of those individuals who saved our homes, our lives and our community during the recent emergency with the tan ...

Thank you for keeping us safe

Now that everyone has returned to their homes after averting a catastrophe in downtown Lincoln (Journal, Aug. 26-27), I would like to express tremendous thanks to our city’s emer ...

Gaines should have stayed put

Re: Article: “(Ted) Gaines must move if he wants to keep seat,” (Journal, Aug. 22). What if Gaines had been content to keep the Assembly seat instead of running for the Senate ...

Saturday night’s all right for fighting

Mixed Martial Arts in Placer County may have found a home.Owner Tedd Williams and his Gladiator Challenge organization teamed up with Thunder Valley Casino Resort on Saturday night ...

Tanker fire stresses staff importance

It’s been a stressful and exhausting past few days for everyone. I wanna thank the Lincoln Police Department, Lincoln Fire Department and any other agency that battled this disas ...

Chief: Expect black clouds of smoke this evening

Fire officials say residents could be back in their homes as soon as this morning. A mandatory evacuation of 4,800 downtown homes and businesses took place following a tanker fir ...

It is up to us to help each other

I would like to comment on the elderly couple that died (last) week in Lincoln (Journal, Aug. 14). It is up to us as a community to help each other. I found that the news regarding ...

Man and woman found dead Friday in Fourth Street home

Neighbors described the man and woman found dead in a Fourth Street home as an older couple, known to be quiet. An adult male and an adult female were found dead in a home at the 1 ...

City provides paving lessons

Let me first congratulate our fine public works department for continuing the education program for beginning pavement contractors. I think that, by the time the course is complet ...

She earned her stripes calling the shots

Sylvia Buschmann feels real comfortable in a gym, and she spends a lot of time wearing the black and white striped shirts that dominate her wardrobe. Buschmann is a sports official ...

Softball camp features Olympians Fernandez, Granger

Three-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Fernandez will hold a Gold Medal Youth Softball Camp and Coach’s Clinic from Friday through Sunday, Aug. 26-28, at Foskett Park in Linco ...

Class more than a plant how-to

To all fans of Eisley Nursery Auburn: I took Earlene Eisley Freeman’s “how-to houseplant” class on July 28. I was sad to see that only one other person beside myself showed u ...

Softball boom is a boon for Roseville

The Greater Sacramento Softball Association welcomes 98 teams to Roseville on Monday for the ASA 14u Class ‘A’ Western Nationals girls fastpitch tournament.GSSA Commiss ...

Local roads have room for all users

I wish to comment on the recent letters regarding bicyclists in the Lincoln and Loomis Basin regions. I am a frequent rider on the roads you describe. I make a strong effort to rid ...