Lincoln

Bicyclists need more than bike lanes

This is in response to Lisa Miller’s letter (Reader Input, June 27). First, let me say I appreciate Ms. Miller’s approach, that is, not going the “all cyclists are jerks” ...

Bicyclists need to obey rules of road

Thank you, Lisa Miller, for writing last week what most of us have wanted to mention for years (Reader Input, June 27). Most bicyclists on country roads are a hazard and nuisance t ...

Country roads unsafe for bicyclists

First off I want to say I have nothing against bicyclists; this is all about safety. I think it is time we stop the country bike rides and tours for purely safety reasons. This l ...

Common foods can be lethal to pets

Reading the story of how Pidge, the Jack Russell terrier, lost her life after eating toxic mushrooms (Journal, June 14) brought back sad memories of how my beloved little Lucky Gir ...

Golf tourney is another great catch for Biletnikoff

Golf, celebrity players, Raiderettes — and all for a charitable cause.That was the scene Monday at Catta Verdera Country Club in Lincoln for Fred Biletnikoff’s seventh annual H ...

Biletnikoff Golf Classic set for Monday in Lincoln

The seventh annual Fred Biletnikoff Hall of Fame Golf Classic/The Oakland Raiders Tournament will be held Monday at Catta Verdera Country Club in Lincoln.Proceeds benefit the Bilet ...

Families own the headstones

As most Lincoln residents are aware, the Manzanita Cemetery was vandalized in November 2010, resulting in damages to 100 headstones and markers. Thanks to an anonymous tip, three s ...

Ruffalo: Grand Jury directs its gaze on redistricting process

By now, most of the gentle readers know we’re in the midst of the mandated redistricting effort, an exercise which takes place every 10 years. The process, which is driven by the ...

Community Portrait: Crack sharpshooter helps women build their skills

Patricia McLelland-Merydith is a petite woman, 54 years old, maybe stands 5-feet-3 inches tall, weighs 109 soaking wet, is kind and polite. Nothing about McLelland-Merydith’s app ...

Another View: Wastewater: Fantasies and some realities

I disagree with your May 5 editorial “County, cities need to stop wasting time,” in which you argue that “on the surface a regional (sewer) plan looks like the way of the fut ...

Together we can weather canal break

One of the defining characteristics of the Auburn community is our ability to pull together in a crisis. When the 49 Fire vanquished 63 homes and businesses, residents rushed in t ...

McClintock: Show respect

McClintock: Show respect Re: Congressman Tom McClintock’s town hall meeting on April 28: Congressman McClintock is supposed to represent all the citizens of the 4th Congressio ...

Neighborhood not mentioned

A young lady who identified herself as a reporter from the L.A. Times approached me in front of my shop. She told me that she was here to do a story about the economic condition ...

Resident offers budget savings

A couple of years ago, it was necessary to use the emergency services of the city of Lincoln. I called 911 and got an immediate response. Great service. However, when the first res ...

Jim Ruffalo: Placer County may have pleasure of helping fund that new arena

Selling off the pages of the notebook while trying to raise enough money for a gallon of gasoline ... And as long as we’re discussing attacks on our wallets, consider the Sacram ...