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Transportation Poll: Placer County sales-tax hike vote would fall short

Placer County voters can’t drive 66.66. That’s the two-thirds vote the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency would need to capture at the ballot box to put it o ...

Food trucks, football featured Tuesday

Lincoln’s monthly food truck event will have a special community theme Tuesday; an introduction to the high school’s football team, cheerleaders and band. The Food Tru ...

Verdera HOA asks council, PD for traffic help

A private, gated-community in Lincoln, with more than 500 homes, formally asked the Lincoln City Council for help Tuesday night with traffic enforcement. The Verdera Community is ...

New tribal gaming compact may mean more money for city

Lincoln City Council voted Aug. 21 to support a new tribal-gaming compact, which may provide money to the city’s aging infrastructure, between the state and the United Auburn ...

Two accidents last week on Twelve Bridges Drive

A pair of accidents last week on Twelve Bridges Drive kept local law enforcement busy. Last Friday Lincoln Police and Fire Departments responded to an injury accident at 1 p.m. on ...

Council OKs new ATV for police department

Lincoln’s City Council Tuesday night approved the purchase of a $23,350 all-terrain vehicle for the police department to use for clearing local homeless camps. The council v ...

Lincoln Hills resident brings home Giants' baseball

Lincoln Hills resident Tom Naylor is a lifelong San Francisco Giants fan, has been to games since the team played at Candlestick Park and never got a foul ball. Until July 29 when ...

City Council changes speed limits; complains about older streets

Local government is where the rubber meets the road and the Aug. 11 Lincoln City Council meeting included extended discussions about local streets. The Lincoln City Council unanim ...

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Thunder Valley donates to school district

In its annual paper donation, Thunder Valley Casino Resort donated 1.2 million sheets or 800 reams of paper Tuesday morning to the Western Placer Unified School District. “ ...

K-Kids club promotes community service

Most students have to wait until high school to join a civic club. But last year, Lincoln Kiwanis members Steve and Shelley Hoover founded the K-Kids after-school club to teach l ...

'Mother of the Year' encourages moms to enter pageant

Like many little girls, Cynthia Wahleithner dreamed of being a princess. And while the Lincoln mother of four never achieved royal status, she did earn a crown. Last October, Wah ...

Free clothing give-away is on Friday

A clothing give-away event for Lincoln school children will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Friday at the Lincoln Better Living Center at 600 McBean Park Drive. The Clothing Drive ...

Lincoln High choir to share spotlight with Foreigner

The Lincoln High School Choir will join legendary rock band Foreigner in “I Want to Know What Love Is” Wednesday at the Toyota Amphitheatre. Foreigner opens for Kid Roc ...

New program extends learning time

Three local teachers designed a kindergarten program that increases student achievement through early intervention. Developed at First Street Elementary School by teachers Sue Wa ...