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Board to interview candidates for school bond oversight committee

The Western Placer Unified School District school board is looking for residents to form a committee that will oversee how the district spends $60 million on school facilities. We ...

Council and nonprofits iron out city sign problems

After two years of city meetings and community workshops, Lincoln’s long-discussed sign ordinance is set to return to City Council for approval Feb. 24, according to city of ...

Protesters picket Lincoln business

Protesters with signs displaying “The Grim Reaper” have been picketing a local business since last Thursday. Their grievance is with the Orchid Thai Cuisine restaurant ...

Lincoln AARP volunteers help residents with their taxes

AARP Tax-Aide volunteers provide complimentary service for residents seeking help on their 2014 tax returns.  This 40-year-old program provides free income-tax return prepara ...

Greater Sacramento shows mixed grades in Lung Association ‘State of Tobacco Control 2015’ Report;

Editor’s note: In conjunction with the national report, the American Lung Association in California released its State of Tobacco Control 2015 – California Local Grades ...

Ukulele students learn joy of 'arf-ing'

 To the young musicians in Ron Peck’s First Street Schoolukulele class, two songs make the Top Tunes list —“On Top of Spaghetti” and “How Much is ...

Ceremony celebrates mandarin orchard preservation

No lot splits. Always destined to stay in agriculture. A 47-acre ranch in the foothills between Auburn and Lincoln that has been producing mandarins since the 1970s was celebrated ...

Assemblyman Frank Bigelow on budgets, bullet trains and TV's 'American Pickers'

Assemblyman Frank Bigelow visited Auburn this week, touching down on a morning Meddlers meeting and addressing the Auburn Rotary. He also took time to sit down with the Auburn Jour ...

Split council OKs $3 million dump clean-up

In testy discussions between Lincoln City Council and city staff that consumed an hour of Tuesday night’s regular City Council meeting at McBean Park Pavilion, the council vo ...

Lincoln Host Lions’ annual crab feed is Feb. 7

Tickets are now being sold for the Lincoln Host Lions Club’s annual crab feed on Feb. 7. The popular fundraiser helps support the Lions’ Christmas food basket program ...