Business

Railroad rep talks in generalities about crude oil issue Tuesday

If residents at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting expected revelations about how Union Pacific Railroad might mitigate the negative impacts of shipping large quantities of ...

It’s everyone’s responsibility to know what materials are on our tracks

A big issue picking up steam the last few months is the mystery behind what hazardous materials are carried on trains passing through California, as well as throughout the country. ...

Council nixes mayor’s trip to China

After a lengthy discussion Tuesday night, four Lincoln City Council members decided not to support sending Lincoln Mayor Gabriel Hydrick or any other council representative on a tr ...

Calendar of events for this week Aug. 28 - Sept. 3

Thursday, Aug. 28 Downtown Lincoln Farmers’ Market – Last Thursday downtown market of the season. Runs from 5 to 8 p.m. in Beerman Plaza and 5th and F streets. The Gen ...

Help Lincoln High School Boosters by attending Tuesday’s food-truck event

Tuesday’s monthly “Food Truck Pop Up! Celebrate Lincoln” event Tuesday is not only a friendly social event but it benefits Lincoln High School. Part of the proce ...

2 state bills would choke businesses

Over the years, California has earned a reputation of not being friendly to business interests, and thus we have seen states like Texas come try to pry businesses to move out of ou ...

This week marks third anniversary of propane tanker fire

This week marks the third anniversary of the propane tanker fire in downtown Lincoln that captured the notice of national media. The incident began about noon on Tuesday, Aug. 23, ...

Bills 2416 and 1897 should be defeated

Over the years, California has earned a reputation of not being friendly to business interests and thus we have seen states like Texas come try to pry businesses to move out of our ...

Is Lincoln the next stop for hazardous crude oil trains?

An oil company’s plan to transport volatile crude oil by rail through Sacramento-area counties next year has spurred an association of local governments to take measures to p ...

Countinuing drought spurs more water-savin measures

As the lingering effects of a multi-year drought continue to cast their parched shadow on much of California, Placer County continues to take steps to reduce water use and elimi ...