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Crime in Your Community: Airsoft guns stolen from church; Snapchat meetup ends with beating; More

  Oct. 9 A porch pirate lifted a box and suitcase worth $300 from a 6800-block Douglas Boulevard location in Granite Bay. A welfare check turned into a parole search that ...

Protecting Placer County’s open space

Placer County is making great strides at protecting our precious wetlands, farmland and open space, while promoting development but we need your help to ensure our success. Last m ...

Educating kids on healthy eating

Obesity is not a joke, regardless of what TV sitcoms and movie comedies sometimes portray. For starters, think of TV’s “The Biggest Loser,” “More to L ...

“Marquee Memories” to play November in Lincoln Hills

If you like reminiscing with songs of classic Broadway musicals, you’re going to love “Marquee Memories” on the Orchard Creek Ballroom stage Nov. 15, 16 and 17. Y ...

Western Placer Unified School District joins California Thursdays program

Western Placer Unified School District joined 88 other school districts Oct. 25 that offer lunches with healthy, fresh, locally-grown produce and ingredients via the California Thu ...

Lincoln calendar, starting Nov. 1

Thursday, Nov. 1 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 a ...

Fountains shooting leaves more questions than answers

Late Saturday night, officers responded to “shots fired” near Reserve Drive in Roseville at the Fountains, according to Roseville Police Department spokesman Rob Baquer ...

Placer jobless rate slips out of state’s Top 10

Placer County’s stay in the state’s Top 10 jobless rate rankings is over for now. The county notched a 3 percent unemployment rate in September, according to the state ...

Highway 65 construction on schedule

Highway 65 construction improvements are on schedule, a California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) spokesman said Friday, but drivers can expect increased congestion and de ...

City Council allows firearm use in Village 5

Residents of rural Lincoln, who live within the proposed Village 5 development, can continue discharging firearms for a number of agriculture-related uses, even if the land is anne ...

Airport business park attracts new companies

A business park near the Lincoln Regional Airport is receiving attention from several companies about the benefits being located there, such as tax breaks, special financing and go ...

Three city manager applicants to be interviewed Monday

Lincoln’s search for a new city manager has narrowed to three finalists and a new executive could be hired Nov. 13. Former City Manager Matt Brower resigned and his last day ...

Knights of Columbus move Thanksgiving dinner to McBean

A free Thanksgiving meal held annually by the Knights of Columbus will be held this year at McBean Pavilion instead of St. Joseph’s Parish Hall. A Lincoln resident has volunt ...

Having fun with history

While some of us thought that last week’s mystery item was easy to answer as it was an outdoor thermometer, that was not the correct answer. Just ask any docent at the Lincol ...

Make time to enjoy Halloween

The Halloween spirit seems to be here earlier this year. More orange and black lights, huge spider webs, along with cute pumpkin and spooky cutouts, are decorating many houses and ...