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Coffee company founder Jon B. Rogers named chamber’s “Man of the Year”

For more than 30 years, Jon B. Rogers and his family have used their gourmet coffee business to make a difference in communities thousands of miles away. Now, the co-founder, pre ...

New in Old Town Auburn: Sierra Grill Old Town opens to much fanfare

On Monday, after several months of preparation – and anticipation – the stove was lit and the staff was fired up and ready for business at Sierra Grill Old Town. The ...

Lincoln calendar, starting Feb. 11

Thursday, Feb. 11 TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting is 10 a.m. at St. James Church, 479 L St. Info: Jackie Burnett at 408-3024. Mother Goose on the Loose has two sessions at ...

Chocolate Lover’s Ball at Beermann’s Feb. 13

When committee members met Monday to discuss last-minute details for the second annual Chocolate Lover’s Ball, they could not decide which was better: three courses of chocol ...

Maki company earns president’s award

Maki Heating and Air Conditioning, an Auburn-based company since 1984, has won the president’s award from Carrier Corporation, manufacturer of heating and air conditioning un ...

Last three of four fugitives arrested in Foresthill Friday evening after three-day search

10 p.m., Friday, Feb. 5 -- Three men who had been on the run from law enforcement in the rugged terrain four miles east of Foresthill since Wednesday afternoon, were captured ...

Call to Readers: Podcasts of Placer County

Have a podcast or know someone who does in Placer County? We're hoping to publish a story to share some of the local podcast activity with readers. You can contact gust@goldco ...

School board approves agreement for joint use of facilities with city

Trustees approved revisions to joint use agreements for facilities jointly used by the city of Lincoln and the Western Placer Unified School District during the regular school boar ...

Newcastle Road overcrossing’s vertical lift construction begins Feb. 5

The 2016 construction season for the Raise80 project begins with the Newcastle Road Overcrossing. The Newcastle Road Overcrossing is the final structure to be lifted as part of the ...

Seventh-Day Adventist breakfast ends after homeless increase

The Auburn Seventh-Day Adventist Church will no longer host a free breakfast on Saturdays before church services due to an increase in homeless attendees who made families feel uns ...

Foresthill undaunted as deputies continue search

Kids played chess and made pink snowflakes on an otherwise quiet Thursday morning at the Foresthill library. Community members browsed shelves while outside, a manhunt co ...

Lincoln council discusses General Plan at retreat

Changes in land use decision-making in Lincoln, including a General Plan update and rezoning of some commercial properties, may be taken up soon by the Lincoln City Council. The L ...

Overhaul of committees discussed

Lincoln committee, boards and commissions may soon get a major overhaul – and in some cases consolidation or elimination – according to recommendations made by City Man ...

Retired firefighter, local gun dealer

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of Lincoln’s gun culture. Next week, The Lincoln News Messenger will look at the Lincoln Rifle Club.   Randy Johnson, Lin ...

Hip-hop blues coming to Lincoln Saturday

G. Love and Special Sauce is doing something right. It has been 23 years last January since Garrett Dutton formed G. Love & Special Sauce and the group is playing nonstop thr ...