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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 ...

Foothills in poetry

Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks -- Plutarch April is poetry month, and the Sierra foothills are rich with talented poets. To celebrate poetry month, ...

Dear Prince, It's such a shame our friendship had to end

The first time I danced with a boy it was in the cafeteria at E.V. Cain Middle School. It was eighth grade, the lights were low, he was tall, and I had my arms around his waist. It ...

"On Golden Pond" emotionally effective

Family dynamics and generational conflict were well-portrayed in the Lincoln Theater Company’s production of “On Golden Pond.” Although the cast is small, with j ...

Operation Homerun cleans up McBean Stadium

Lincoln’s civic and business leaders, and an army of volunteers, spent Saturday morning cleaning and beautifying McBean Park Stadium as part of a city-sponsored effort to pre ...

Lincoln resident launches monthly shopping excursion

Downtown may become a destination for vintage and up-cycled shopping if Lincoln native Mia Balderas-Guzman has anything to say about it. “I’m excited about the future, ...

Lincoln resident leading 3-D revolution

Brook Drumm was working as a web designer when he felt something was missing in his life. “I was bored with web design; the screen seemed so artificial to me,” Drumm t ...

Three arrests at rural Auburn cannabis oil lab

A “knock and talk” inspection at a rural Auburn house to determine compliance with medical marijuana laws has led to three arrests connected to the discovery of a honey ...

Rock Creek leader named Educator of the Year

Her grandmother was a teacher, her mother was a teacher, and everyone in her family assumed she would become a teacher, too, but Suzanne Flint had other ideas as she headed off to ...

Stubblefield Family Chiropractic opens in Lincoln

Stubblefield Family Chiropractic is opening a Lincoln office at 421 A. St., Suite 600. Lewis C. Stubblefield D.C. has operated a practice in Yuba City for 30-plus years and will s ...

E.V. Cain STEM Charter School wins big at STEM fairs

Is Vitamin B12 absorbed into the blood better as an injection? Do people remember words better if they’re written in different in color? Does expensive food taste better? Th ...