History

Electricity Fair returns to Folsom

The Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park will be hosting the annual Electricity Fair to highlight one of the world’s oldest hydroelectric facilities. For the third year, th ...

Living with lizards - Part one

 Lizards and snakes and bugs, oh my! No, we’re not dancing down the yellow brick road with Dorothy and friends, although we once had a scarecrow that scared one of the ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Aug. 28

1 YEAR AGO Aug. 29, 2013 – Council revokes propane permit – After an often emotional discussion, City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to revoke Northern Energy ...

Bold warrior: my brother, Stanley Huser

When in his 80s, my brother, Stanley Huser wrote me on May 17, 2005 about a frightful experience he had during World War II.  It was odd because my big brother never talked a ...

The Woman’s Club House

The following newspaper entry was compiled by Shoni Jones. No editing changes are made to the copy so that the entry appears as originally published from page 4 of the Ju ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Aug. 27 and Sept. 3, 1964

Heroic war record revealed in aftermath of hit-run case Twenty years ago this month, Roy Samuel Tillman, then a combat-hardened Army infantryman, lost two fingers and was shot in ...

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, ...

A murder unremembered: Rocklin Cemetery holds a dark tale

Situated under a large oak tree in the Rocklin cemetery sits the Chateau family plot. This little obelisk which marks the spot where many of the Chateaus are buried does not have a ...

Early juries had compassion for 2 women who killed

Chivalry wasn’t dead in the early 1900s, and two cases of women who killed and walked away illustrate the point. There were mitigating circumstances, of course, and there was ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Aug. 21

Lincoln Chronicles   1 YEAR AGO Aug. 22, 2013 – Adios, Lincoln Ace – Lincoln’s last family-owned hardware store is closing soon – For contractors an ...