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Why our border matters

    Every nation has a natural right and responsibility to determine who is admitted to its borders.  This is what defines a country and ultimately determines whet ...

Lincoln calendar, starting Dec. 20

Thursday, Dec. 20 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 ...

Councilwomen Andreatta, Silhi sworn in

Outgoing Lincoln Mayor Stan Nader received a standing ovation from nearly 100 audience members packing the City Council chambers Tuesday night, as his term ended and before two new ...

North Auburn arraignment court closed

Since the Placer County Jail opened in North Auburn in 1985, Placer County’s busiest criminal courtroom adjoining it has been a hub of activity. Department 13, with its 1980 ...

Help KidsFirst reduce the numbers of child abuse instances here

Almost 80,000 children throughout California are confirmed victims of child abuse and neglect, according to statistics from child advocacy groups. In Placer County, the number of ...

Let’s eliminate child abuse in Placer County

This season is supposed to be a time of happy family get-togethers and holiday parties. During the next few weeks, most residents will shop for presents, decorate their homes and ...

Last week’s tool was well-known

We loved readers’ comments this week. Everyone who answered knew exactly what it was (a scribe) and its purpose. If you know or might know what this week’s mystery ite ...

Shooting into house; Wrong-way driver; more

  Dec. 2 A cluster mailbox at Magnolia Ranch Road and West Weimar Crossroads in Weimar was broken into and mail was reported stolen. Dec. 1 A driving-under-the-influence o ...

Lincoln calendar, starting Dec. 13

Thursday, Dec. 13 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 ...

CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit transitions out of fire season

Recent rains and cooler temperatures have lowered the wildfire threat, allowing CAL FIRE’s (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection’s) Nevada-Yuba-Placer ...

Wish granted for Cade Christopherson

The “Not all Heroes wear capes” slogan comes full circle for 11-year-old Cade Christopherson. Early Wednesday morning, the Make-A-Wish Foundation granted the Lincoln bo ...

Placer Sheriff counts 71 ICE jail requests

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office fielded 71 requests in 2017 from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for release information on jail inmates living in the country ill ...

Lincoln High FFA helps Camp Fire animals

Volunteers helping Camp Fire victims have collected donations, made delivery runs and fed hundreds of people. Lincoln High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) club members went ...

Mascot for new elementary school discussed

A mascot for Leaman Elementary, the next school planned for Lincoln and the Western Placer Unified School District, might be represented by a primate found only in Madagascar: the ...

Santa reminds residents to get their flu shots

This week is National Influenza Vaccination Week, established by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to highlight the importance of continuing flu vaccination th ...