Business

Mandarins are important to Placer County’s agricultural industry

Placer County’s mountain mandarin season is in full swing and I’d like to take a moment to highlight why this citrus fruit is so unique and how you can help our growers ...

Hometown Christmas is Saturday in downtown Lincoln

It will be like Christmas this Saturday in Lincoln with the annual Hometown Christmas event from 3 to 7 p.m. Sponsored by the Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with ...

Prospective restaurant owners: we need you at Beermann’s

How can you not love Beermann’s Restaurant on 645 5th St. in downtown Lincoln? The 6,912-square-foot historic building goes back to 1864 when it was built by the Masons a ...

Sullivan named Gold Country Media associate publisher

Brehm Communications Incorporated has announced that Bill Sullivan, the Folsom Telegraph general manager, has been named Gold Country Media associate publisher. Manager of the Tel ...

Silver Pathways offers free caregiver support group Nov. 15

For those who need help caring for seniors with memory issues, free monthly support groups are available Wednesdays in Loomis. Hosted by Silver Pathways, the support groups offer ...

Stacey Maedge gives free tummy troubles talk Nov. 5

After 10 years of suffering from digestion problems that blood tests and medical tests could not detect, Stacey Maedge tried “real food” to feel better. Up until then, ...

Phoenix High School hosts second annual College, Career & Jobs Fair

Phoenix High School held its second annual College, Career & Jobs Fair from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at its Lincoln campus. Students had the opportunity to connect with 18 potential emp ...

Development ‘Tsunami’ coming

A tsunami? In Loomis? It's coming - but not the kind you're thinking of. Our “tsunami” will be in the form of rampant development – not all of it right ...

It’s that time of year for Bishop's Pumpkin Farm

             It is almost pumpkin-picking season and Lincoln High senior Brianna Hill calls Bishop’s Pumpkin Farm in Wheatland “the p ...

Our View

Since Sunday, this week is National Newspaper Week. The theme for this annual celebration of America’s oldest and most trusted news resources is “Real Newspapers, Real ...

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 ...

Thunder Valley Casino makes generous paper donation to school district and area schools

On Tuesday morning, the Lincoln High School parking lot was a little bit busier than usual. A Fox40 News van and a Thunder Valley Casino truck joined the school as officials accept ...

Thunder Valley Casino owners' Auburn tribal school eyes move to Loomis

A 45-acre parcel north of Del Oro High School could become the new home for an expanded United Auburn Indian Community school now located in Auburn. Situated off Taylor Road in ru ...

Pets need eye care as much as humans

Placer County pet owners are lucky. Currently, there are only about 480 American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) board-certified veterinary ophthalmologists througho ...

Technology is great for our computer-type devices

While I was waiting in line to buy chocolate mint at a nursery Friday, a distraught 65-year-old woman named Paula was in crisis mode. Paula told me, and everyone else in line, that ...