Business

We should be weighing Helena Chemical bid

Lincoln City Manager Jim Estep and City Council member Stan Nader should be commended for raising questions and insisting that the city do its due diligence in considering whether ...

It’s Best of the Best time

It’s that time of year when Lincoln News Messenger readers vote for their favorite businesses and people. The Best of the Best ballot is available online and in print. ...

Water-wise Mother’s Day gifts

Looking for the ideal gift for mom that will also help her create a beautiful, water-wise garden? Linda Yager, Placer County Water Agency’s water conservation manager, o ...

Kari Swatzke to leave downtown Lincoln

One of downtown Lincoln’s always-smiling businesswomen will soon be taking her smiles to a branch office in Auburn. Umpqua Bank manager Kari Swatzke is leaving her position ...

Annual wine fest event attracts lively crowd

A crowd of more than 700 enjoyed wine, gourmet meal items, vendors’ wares and live music last Saturday at the third annual Lincoln Wine Fest co-sponsored by the Lincoln Rotar ...

Placer Superior Court seeks volunteers for grand jury

The Superior Court of California, County of Placer is seeking applications from Placer County residents interested in serving on the 2014-2015 grand jury. The one-year term begins ...

Poll workers needed for June 3

Placer County Office of Elections has a shortage of poll workers to work for the June 3, 2014 Statewide Direct Primary Election. Poll workers must be able to work on Election Day ...

Burn permits required, starting today

“In 2013, 32 percent of all wildfires in the Amador-El Dorado Unit of CAL FIRE were caused by residential debris burning, which is up from 23 percent in 2012.  This amou ...

Council debates fate of house at the end-of-the-airport-runway

One of the more lively discussions at Tuesday night’s Lincoln City Council meeting at McBean Park Pavilion involved item 6.1 B pulled from the council’s “consent ...

Taco Bell franchise on hold?

Although rumors have been afloat for nearly a year that a Taco Bell restaurant is coming to Lincoln, plans seem to have stalled. Both Lincoln’s city manager and development ...