Business

Civic groups poised to oppose sign ordinance at Feb. 24 city council meeting

Just when it seemed that Lincoln’s city staff had crafted a sign ordinance that satisfied the needs of its diverse business community, at least two local civic groups raised ...

Warm, dry winter sees unseasonable mosquito activity

The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District reports an increase in calls from Placer County residents, especially on the western border, where mosquito activity has increase ...

Dr. Martinson interviews dentist succeeding him

After 36 years as a dentist, the last nine in Lincoln, Dr. Kris Martinson retired from his dental practice at Sterling Pointe Family Dentistry. Dr. Feroz Nawabi is taking over ...

Leavell family fundraiser crowd fills the Pavilion

When Dave Reaume, owner of Cow Camp Grill and Seasoning Co., took the microphone last Saturday night at the Leavell family fundraiser, he looked out on a crowd of more than 550 tha ...

Council and nonprofits iron out city sign problems

After two years of city meetings and community workshops, Lincoln’s long-discussed sign ordinance is set to return to City Council for approval Feb. 24, according to city of ...

Protesters picket Lincoln business

Protesters with signs displaying “The Grim Reaper” have been picketing a local business since last Thursday. Their grievance is with the Orchid Thai Cuisine restaurant ...

The Double Barrel Smokehouse off to sizzling start

If you blink, you’ll miss it. But you don’t want to miss Double Barrel Smokehouse’s taste — a taste that’s as big as Texas itself. That’s ...

Split council OKs $3 million dump clean-up

In testy discussions between Lincoln City Council and city staff that consumed an hour of Tuesday night’s regular City Council meeting at McBean Park Pavilion, the council vo ...

Boneshaker brews new project in Lincoln

It has been a busy year for the Rocklin-based “Boneshaker” brand, as it expanded in April into a new restaurant and brewery and will expand again next month into specia ...

Shop locally; it makes great business and civic sense

As I drive around Lincoln these past few months, it seems that new businesses are opening throughout the city. Several recent News Messenger issues had stories about the new B ...

Baskin-Robbins opens in Lincoln with 44 flavors

The three ice-cream experts who visited Baskin-Robbins in Lincoln last week could not agree on which of the new store’s 44 flavors was the best. “Oreo Cookies an ...

Placer Nevada Cattlewomen honor Shirley Jauregui, install new board

The Placer Nevada Cattlewomen recently celebrated Christmas at the Apple Alley Café in Grass Valley. The celebration honored longtime member, Shirley Jauregui, who was rece ...

Former Lincoln mayor Ron Barringer dies

Ronald (Ron) Guy Barringer, real estate broker, Little League coach, church deacon, Lincoln mayor and councilman, rock ‘n’ roll musician, sportsman and self-styled &ldq ...

A new front door to the Lincoln Regional Airport

The roadways on the western edge of the city of Lincoln recently completed a major and much needed overhaul. This two-phase effort, involving Nicolaus Road, south of the Lincoln ...

Big 5 Sporting Goods opens in Lincoln

Big 5 Sporting Goods opened in Lincoln Dec. 11 and “it was just a natural procession” for the chain to open in Lincoln. That’s according to Rick Gridley, the Big ...