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Proposed mental hospital causes controversy

Parents of Whitney High School students have started a petition against plans for a new behavioral health facility near the school but city staff and project officials say their fe ...

Where are Thanksgiving signs?

With Halloween festivities barely over, Christmas preparations are already underway. As residents returned their Halloween costumes to closets and consumed the last of their tric ...

Guilty plea in United Auburn Indian Community fraud case

A Newcastle man – 48-year-old Gregory Scott Baker – pleaded guilty today to conspiring to launder money and commit mail fraud in a multi-million-dollar theft from the U ...

Halloween Spirit has spooky options

On Halloween, the dead will walk the streets again. So will monsters and zombies, werewolves and skeletons. Some will even dance the night away at adult parties, thanks to the hu ...

Coldwell Banker reports luxury home sales climb 17 percent

Luxury home sales in the greater Sacramento area climbed more than 17 percent in the third quarter of 2015 from the same period a year ago as the region’s high-end market con ...

Scarecrows, some scary and some funny, visit downtown Lincoln

Seventeen entries in the annual Community Scarecrow Contest are currently displayed in downtown Lincoln through Oct. 31. The Downtown Lincoln Association sponsors the contest. Li ...

Placer County, regional new home sales stay solid in September

New home sales in and around Placer County had a solid month in September. It’s a sign for the chairman of the Roseville-based North State Building Industry Association that ...

Family brings business to Lincoln

A Sacramento-based family business, more than 40 years old, has set up shop in Lincoln and is ready to grow with the community. Tony and Ilham Saca recently opened their 12,000-sq ...

Lincoln Airport debt needs to be addressed

The two previous weeks produced a letter to the editor per week about the Lincoln Airport. One advocates closing same, the other touts the airport as an asset. Good on the two who ...

Bi-yearly Showcase open to public Oct. 15

Sun City Lincoln Hills will host a Fall Home, Health and Business Showcase on Oct. 15. The free showcase, open to the public, will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Orchard Creek Lodge ...

Lincoln Regional Airport an asset to city

I would like to make a few comments regarding Dan Kelly’s letter to the editor in this week’s Messenger (Sept. 24, page 4, “Lincoln Airport $5M in red”) reg ...

Lincoln Economic Development Committee (EDC) Strategic Plan initiates – Part 2

A few weeks ago, this column discussed two (the Lincoln Airport and agri-tourism) of the four major initiates of the city of Lincoln’s Economic Development Committee (EDC) St ...

Home buyer interest on the rise in Placer County

Homebuyer interest spiked upward in Placer County in August after a July swoon. The North State Building Industry Association is reporting a mid-summer rebound in August after a d ...

Lincoln man opens new craft beer vault

Boneshaker. Out of Bounds. Dragas. Roseville Brewing. Loomis Basin. The list of breweries in and around Placer County grows every year, but to sample them all, one would need a l ...

Local businesses learn how to protect against ADA suits

When it comes to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), “many people are frustrated and closed off,” said Erika Springer, director of business development at LRS Ar ...