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Placer County squeaks into state’s Top 10 employment rank

Placer County’s jobless rate is holding onto its ranking as one of the lowest in the state, with a 3.3 percent rate that was good enough for 10th place in California, accordi ...

The Crumps, Lincoln Hills' first residents, look back 19 years

Jack Crump has seen much of what has transpired in Sun City Lincoln Hills during the last 19 years. Moving in on Aug. 3, 1999, Crump and his wife, Nakako, were among the first resi ...

School resource officer issue not settled, says city manager

A school resource officer for the Western Placer Unified School District might still be provided by the Lincoln Police Department, according to City Manager Bob Adams Tuesday night ...

Arson arrest made Monday

Gregory Scott Courtney, 30, of Yuba City was arrested Monday for multiple counts of arson by CAL FIRE (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection) fire investigators. C ...

Record-setting answers this week

Wow! We had almost 30 replies about the Aug. 23 mystery item. We hope we can top that number this week. If you know what this week’s item is and whether you or someone you ...

Record-setting answers this week

Wow! We had almost 30 replies about the Aug. 23 mystery item. We hope we can top that number this week. If you know what this week’s item is and whether you or someone you ...

Be part of the proposed sports/event center discussion

Fairgrounds can be much more than just a venue for the annual county fair a few days each year. The estimated total economic impact of all 77 fairgrounds’ events and fair op ...

Crash on notorious Placer County S-turn 'third in a month'

Winding and narrow Highway 193 is a challenge for even experienced drivers. But for a 17-year-old only six months past earning his driver's license, a notorious stretch of ...

Public input sought on proposed Sports and Event Center

Placer County is seeking public input on the draft environmental report for the proposed Placer County Sports and Event Center project @the Grounds, formerly known as the Placer Co ...

William Jessup rolls out red carpet for new students

  The first day on a college campus can be an intimidating one for most incoming freshmen. Setting up the dorm room, trying to make new friends, learning the campus layout, ...

Lincoln calendar, starting Aug. 30

Thursday, Aug. 30 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 ...

Crime In Your Community: Placer burglary interrupted; Donation box burglary at Taco Bell; More

Aug. 18 Deputies answered a trespassing call at Anytime Fitness, 12130 New Airport Road in North Auburn. Arrested at 10:16 p.m. was Randa Sue Martin, 32, of Auburn. After a warran ...

New high school already named in 2004: Twelve Bridges High School

Naming new schools in Lincoln took a weird turn Tuesday night when it was reported that the Western Placer Unified School District board of trustees could stop considering names fo ...

Three running for two open City Council seats

Lincoln voters will have three new faces to choose from in November to replace outgoing City Councilman Gabriel Hydrick and Mayor Stan Nader, and at least one woman will be elected ...

Water main replacement near high school

Lincoln High School students and their parents might want to leave a little earlier for school during the next few months while a water main replacement project is underway in the ...