Business

Cosgrove takes over as chamber's CEO

Tom Cosgrove, a former Lincoln City Councilman for 18 years and former NEC Electronics manager for 17 years, is the nonprofit Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce’s new CEO. He ...

Tom Cosgrove capable leader for Lincoln chamber

The Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce, formed in the early 1900s, has played a big part in the city’s development. The chamber’s mission is to advocate for business an ...

Sun City Lincoln Hills to elect three new directors

On Feb. 18, Sun City Lincoln Hills will hold an election for three open seats on its Board of Directors. Four candidates are running. Election materials and ballots will be mailed ...

Mayor sees 2016 as the year of project completion

As Lincoln’s new Mayor, Spencer Short wants some significant projects “on the table” that will affect residents as well as the county to be completed in 2016. T ...

City, school officials have holiday schedule

All city of Lincoln facilities are closed from Friday (Dec. 25) to Jan. 1 for the annual holiday closure. City Hall reopens at 8 a.m. Jan. 4. Th ...

Placer County’s falling jobless rate now in state’s Top 10

Placer County’s unemployment rate has edged down a notch – to 4.7 percent, according to newly released Employment Development Department statistics. And that’s g ...

Kim’s Country Kitchen offers free Christmas Eve dinners

On Christmas Eve, Kim Strong and her band of elves from Kim’s Country Kitchen will again provide a free Christmas Eve dinner to those individuals and families in need. This ...

Placer’s property value increase tops state

Placer County is tops in California in terms of assessed property value growth, according to the State Board of Equalization. New statistics comparing counties show Placer values ...

Art League shop offers 'one-of-a-kind' gifts

Local artists have created unique handcrafted works of art for holiday gift-giving. More than 300 art items, from handmade jewelry to fine wall art, to silk scarves, are on sale a ...

Placer County supes hear heated debate on cannabis rules

From emotional to legal to financial, arguments spurred heated debate Tuesday before the Placer County Board of Supervisors over potential new medicinal marijuana growing and selli ...

Native Sons Christmas dinner and Lincoln High Hall of Fame Induction set for Dec. 17

Native Sons Silver Star Parlor No. 63 (Lincoln) of the Native Sons of the Golden West will hold its annual Christmas dinner on Dec. 17 at the new Beermann’s Ballroo ...

Senior clients get in shape at new fitness studio

Laughter rang through the open fitness studio as Gage and Charlene Johnson, both in their 60s, worked out with stretch bands and giant exercise balls. Two years ago, when Charlen ...

Santa’s coming to the downtown Hand-crafter’s Fair Saturday

Santa’s making an appearance Saturday and will be available for photo ops and gift consultations at the Hand-crafter’s Fair in downtown Lincoln. Hosted ...

Walmart and Lincoln Salt Mine create a nicer Thanksgiving for many residents

For the last five years, Joyce Tillotson, a Lincoln Hills Community Church member, has applied for and was awarded a $1,000 grant from Walmart in Rose ...

Friends of the Lincoln Library holds holiday sale Saturday

Friends of the Lincoln Library members are helping holiday shoppers Saturday afternoon. The nonprofit group, which donates funds year-round to the library, will hold its ...