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Auburn One Book One Community's Evening with the Author event postponed

Julie Otsuka, author of “When the Emperor was Divine,” will not be able to make her scheduled appearance tonight at Placer High School due to a medical emergency. Otsu ...

Lincoln council reacts to tax-sharing agreement

A tax-sharing agreement between Lincoln and Placer County, approved unanimously April 19 by the board of supervisors, will allow the city to proceed with annexation of land designa ...

Liquor store permit denied

Plans to open a liquor store in the Nicolaus Retail Center, located at 2290 Nicolaus Road, were quashed April 20 night when the Lincoln Planning Commission denied an application fo ...

Panel divided on marijuana deliveries

An April 20 discussion by the Lincoln Planning Commission on medical marijuana deliveries and mobile dispensaries brought the panel no closer to revising the city’s ordinance ...

City Council has positive trip to D.C.

All six of Lincoln’s city leaders said at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting that a recent lobbying effort in the nation’s capital was beneficial. All five Cit ...

Updated PHS press box may include names of Gaches, Keller

The parents of Trevor Keller and Jared Gaches, two freshman football players at Placer High School who lost their lives earlier this month, hope to honor their sons by updating the ...

PUHSD updates sex ed policy

Auburn-area students will receive an updated version of sex education, as high school trustees voted to adopt new state law into its policies. The state law requires that seventh- ...

Friends of McBean negotiating with Great West League

A local baseball booster group is prepared to enter into negotiations with the Great West League to field a team at McBean Park Stadium, a key city staffer said Tuesday at the Linc ...

Full rivers promise great year for rafting

The rivers are rushing, and the snow pack is high, which means it’s going to be a great year for white water enthusiasts. It already is. “This is the best year we&rsq ...

Sierra College museum has local link

Lincoln resident Charles Dailey is proud of the Sierra College Natural History Museum, where he has taught classes for 47 years. Dailey, who retired from Sierra College a few yea ...

Prescription medications at home pose risks

In Placer County, overdose death rates have more than doubled since 2009. Prescription medications can save lives but they can also take lives. Misuse and abuse of prescription dr ...

New style in Old Town: Carpe Vino celebrates a decade of dining

The effervescent glow of evenings in Old Town Auburn are reminiscent of Vincent Van Gogh’s “The Café Terrace on the Place du Forum.” The painter’s ...

Salmon-saving strategies clash in Auburn

Two different strategies are emerging in the effort to bring salmon and steelhead along the Auburn Ravine to Auburn. The California Sportfishing Protection Alliance and Auburn&rsq ...

PUHSD updates sex ed, residency policies

Changes may be made to high school policy regarding the teaching of sexual health and HIV and AIDS prevention. District trustees will consider the new policy, which reflects change ...

Lincoln calendar, starting April 28

Thursday, April 28 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 session ...