News

Placer County joins region in job gains

The unemployment rate in Placer County was 5.8 percent in October, unchanged from the previous month but a marked drop from a year ago. The California Economic Development Departm ...

Thanksgiving dinners

All Lincoln residents “wanting a warm home-cooked” Thanksgiving meal can get their wish from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday during St. Joseph Parish’s annual holiday meal. ...

Kiwanis holiday home tour planned for Dec. 6

 Parisian clown dolls, handmade tree ornaments, glitter and glitz are all included in every uniquely- decorated home on this year’s Kiwanis Holiday Home Tour. ...

Medical marijuana debated

Although 20-plus states, including California, allow doctors to prescribe medical marijuana to help ease symptoms of several diseases, using the drug is still under debate througho ...

City Council approves inter-fund loan for gravity sewer and reclaimed water

Council’s discussion about whether to use inter-fund monies to bankroll capital improvements consumed nearly half of Tuesday night’s three-hour Lincoln City Council mee ...

Fire department receives $50,000 for firefighting equipment

Beginning early next year, the Lincoln Fire Department will receive a much-needed new vehicle fitted to fight grassland fires. On Tuesday night, City Council approved funds from t ...

Santa’s coming to downtown early at Dec. 6 craft boutique

The big guy in the red suit is making an appearance Saturday, Dec. 6 and will be available for photo ops and gift consultations with youth at the Christmas Craft Boutique.   ...

Lincoln neighborhood reports mailbox break-ins

Barry Johnson has a special message to Lincoln residents this holiday season: don’t leave your mail overnight or on weekends in cluster mailboxes. That’s because the L ...

Mammoth Placer Vineyards plan near Roseville up for vote

Years in the making, a planning document that could push forward the mammoth Placer Vineyards project near Roseville is moving up the Placer County planning ladder. A key test for ...

PCAR holds food drive Saturday

The 10th annual Placer County Association of Realtors food drive will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Safeway in the Lincoln Town Center and at WalMart on Lincoln Boulev ...