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Downtown attracting new businesses

There are some new kids on the block. More specifically, new businesses have moved to the Lincoln Boulevard block in downtown Lincoln. In March, Jim D’Ambrosio opened Linco ...

One business leader’s perspective on downtown Lincoln

Ruth Alves has a unique perspective of whether Lincoln’s downtown seems busier, in terms of visitors and businesses. Currently the Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce&rsquo ...

Angela Ponivas reflects on her years at Lighthouse as she transitions to new job

Recently, I informed the Lighthouse Board of Directors that I am resigning as executive director of Lighthouse.  I have accepted a position with the state of California, worki ...

Free holiday arts, craft fair Saturday at McBean Pavilion

Holiday shoppers can buy handmade gifts this Saturday at the inaugural All-American Arts & Craft Fair. The free event will be at the McBean Park Pavilion (65 McBean Park Drive ...

How will you avoid the flu this season?

 Get a flu shot!    The No. 1 way to avoid the flu is to get a flu shot. It’s just plain smart to get a flu shot every cold and flu season. It reduces th ...

Responsible and educated goes both ways

As I said in a previous column, no driver wants to hit a cyclist and no cyclist wants to get hit.  It is stating the obvious that cyclists want more dedicated street ...

Coyote Pond Park and Palo Verde Park

The previous column in this series on Lincoln, its parks and its people described McBean Park as a community treasure because it was constructed in an era when most suburban commun ...

The long road to Lincoln, part five: the homecoming

An interim note regarding The Long Road to Lincoln series. At this point, I realize that the title for this series should have been the Long Long Long Long Road to Lincoln.  ...

Tax-aide volunteers needed

Do you like meeting new residents or working on the computer?  Are you looking for a rewarding opportunity to make a difference in Lincoln?  Last year, 525 volunteers p ...

Placer County Water Agency board hears Sunset Industrial Area plans

Placer County Water Agency directors were briefed Nov. 7 on Placer County’s update of the Sunset Industrial Area Plan between Roseville and Lincoln. Placer County Water ...