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Last three of four fugitives arrested in Foresthill Friday evening after three-day search

10 p.m., Friday, Feb. 5 -- Three men who had been on the run from law enforcement in the rugged terrain four miles east of Foresthill since Wednesday afternoon, were captured ...

Superbowl reminder of sex trade victims

Here it is. Superbowl Sunday. Possibly the most American event of the year. Close to 117 million people are expected to sit down with their nachos and hot wings today and watch the ...

Call to Readers: Podcasts of Placer County

Have a podcast or know someone who does in Placer County? We're hoping to publish a story to share some of the local podcast activity with readers. You can contact gust@goldco ...

School board approves agreement for joint use of facilities with city

Trustees approved revisions to joint use agreements for facilities jointly used by the city of Lincoln and the Western Placer Unified School District during the regular school boar ...

Seventh-Day Adventist breakfast ends after homeless increase

The Auburn Seventh-Day Adventist Church will no longer host a free breakfast on Saturdays before church services due to an increase in homeless attendees who made families feel uns ...

Foresthill undaunted as deputies continue search

Kids played chess and made pink snowflakes on an otherwise quiet Thursday morning at the Foresthill library. Community members browsed shelves while outside, a manhunt co ...

Lincoln council discusses General Plan at retreat

Changes in land use decision-making in Lincoln, including a General Plan update and rezoning of some commercial properties, may be taken up soon by the Lincoln City Council. The L ...

Overhaul of committees discussed

Lincoln committee, boards and commissions may soon get a major overhaul – and in some cases consolidation or elimination – according to recommendations made by City Man ...

Retired firefighter, local gun dealer

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of Lincoln’s gun culture. Next week, The Lincoln News Messenger will look at the Lincoln Rifle Club.   Randy Johnson, Lin ...

Hip-hop blues coming to Lincoln Saturday

G. Love and Special Sauce is doing something right. It has been 23 years last January since Garrett Dutton formed G. Love & Special Sauce and the group is playing nonstop thr ...

Hip-hop blues coming to Lincoln Saturday

G. Love and Special Sauce is doing something right. It has been 23 years last January since Garrett Dutton formed G. Love & Special Sauce and the group is playing nonstop thr ...

PG&E opens 'smart' electrical nerve center in Placer County

It’s a dark and stormy night. There’s a snap as wood gives way to wind. A branch crashes down onto a power line in Auburn. Someone’s lights go out. Moments lat ...

March toward June primary election starts in Placer

Placer County Supervisors Jennifer Montgomery, Jim Holmes and Kirk Uhler have signaled their intentions of running for re-election in the June 7 primary election. The three incumb ...

Amgen Tour of California to stop in Folsom, Sacramento in 2016

The 2016 Amgen Tour of California’s route details were announced in Folsom Thursday morning to a crowd of more than 100 cyclists, media, and cycling enthusiasts at the Folsom ...

Lincoln calendar, starting Feb. 4

Thursday, Feb. 4 TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting is at 10 a.m. at St. James Church, 479 L St. Info: Jackie Burnett at 408-3024. Mother Goose on the Loose has two sessions ...