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New home sales decline in September

The leader of the Placer County based North State Building Industry Association is expressing confidence in a healthy market despite a September drop in new home sales. “Whi ...

Test scores up for Lincoln students

Test scores of Western Placer Unified School District students are improving and well above the statewide average, according to the district’s supplemental programs and accou ...

Independence at Lincoln subdivision breaks ground

A new subdivision in Lincoln is encouraging at least one city leader to reconsider open space requirements for new development in exchange for building homes that are, if not affor ...

Lincoln Physical Therapy expands to larger space

After 32 years as a physical therapist, Lincoln Physical Therapy owner Bret DeWitt is still busy working and not ready to slow down.    In fact, he relocated his office ...

Local author completes second children’s book

Summer Cox recently finished her second inspirational children’s book, “How Sophia Found Her Way.” A musician and family therapist, Cox lives on a rural Lincoln ...

St. Vincent de Paul St. Joseph Conference assists area residents 24/7

Lincoln St. Vincent de Paul Conference, in existence since November 2003, helps area residents in need.   “In our 15 years of existence, the Lincoln SVdP Conferenc ...

Going old school this week

Almost stumped again! Last week’s mystery item was a military-related question and we only received one answer. So this week, we have an easy mystery item to identity in the ...

Kudos to Attitudes Salon & Spa for new flag

   I would like to compliment Nicole of Attitudes Salon & Spa for having her husband, Kevin, install a new American flag at the Old Post Office.     & ...

Vote for City Council candidates Alyssa Silhi and Dan Cross

Having had the honor of serving on the City Council in two great cities, I have worked with many outstanding appointed and elected officials. In the upcoming election this month, ...

Resident says vote no on Measure H

 The argument in favor of Measure H, the proposed Western Placer Unified School District bond on the Nov. 6 ballot, makes it sound as if you vote for Measure H, all sorts of f ...

Placer urges voters to check their registration information ahead of the Oct. 22 deadline

With less than three weeks until the Nov. 6 General Election, the Placer County Elections Office reminds county residents to register to vote and check their registration status ...

Every vote counts

While Placer County voter turnout for midterm general elections is usually about 70 percent, the Nov. 6 General Election turnout could reach a rare 80 percent. Placer County Clerk ...

Jessica Morse has votes from the Bargers

       My husband and I have lived for 42 years in Placer County and we love it. Our county has an abundance of natural beauty and a blend of healthy cities, qu ...

Start your engines Placer County, it’s NASCAR time

Get ready Placer County, things are about to get hot. The 11th annual NASCAR K&N Pro Series October Classic is rolling into All American Speedway this Saturday and this is an e ...

Lincoln calendar, starting Oct. 18

Thursday, Oct. 18 Dare2BeFit workout group meets at 6 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Joiner Park, 1701 Nicholaus Road in Lincoln. Free for all levels. Participants bring mat and w ...