Business

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 ...

Walk through mandarins to help fight breast cancer during Orchard Days

  Now in its fourth year, the Mountain Mandarin Growers Association’s Orchard Days celebration of Placer County’s marquee crop will also help fight brea ...

Final guilty plea in $17M construction fraud targeting Auburn tribe

Darrell Hinz was the trusted construction manager hired by the United Auburn Indian Community to complete its Indian Hills Road office project. Instead, Hinz became enmeshed in a ...

A new garden grows

Sheridan Elementary School, in collaboration with the Placer County Food Bank and with a project funded by McCarthy Construction, has a new school garden project.  On Nov. 7, abo ...

Saving salmon for years to come

Screens will soon save small salmon Thanks to a project started four years ago by Family Water Alliance, Inc., thousands of baby salmon in Auburn Ravine will be saved from certain ...

Infusion, Goathouse breweries to host ‘tap takeover’

Infusion Taproom is collaborating with the GoatHouse Brewing Co. tonight to host a monthly “tap takeover” event from 5:30 to 7:30 in Lincoln. A “tap takeover&rd ...

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 ...