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Lincoln Wine Fest features 21 area wineries and a variety of finger food Saturday

While many attendees at Saturday’s sixth annual Lincoln Wine Fest will be there to sample from 21 Placer County wineries, many others will also be there for the food. Th ...

Cool violinist on her way up

Faith Martinelli, age 9, a student at Northside Elementary School in Cool, graduated Suzuki violin, level one, at the annual graduation recital in Davis.  She received her ...

AUSD promotes positivity, hears about new program for English language learners

The code of conduct – It’s how school staff expects its students to behave, as well as the consequences if those expectations aren’t met. Each year, schools in t ...

Two “ultra dads” run Friday to Saturday for 24-hour school fundraiser

Springtime for Tony Overbay, a Lincoln parent, means intense training for the annual Glen Edwards Middle School 24-hour track trek and 5K community walk/run fundraiser he founded s ...

Lincoln calendar, starting April 21

Thursday, April 21 Caregiver Support group meets from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Lincoln Library every third Thursday of the month. Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association and ...

Body of Sacramento teen Aaron Vang found at the confluence Sunday

A 17-year-old Sacramento high-school student’s visit to the American River near Auburn turned deadly over the weekend. The body of Aaron Vang was recovered at 10:15 a.m. in ...

Wedding bells and goodbyes: community pulls together for homeless sweethearts

The first time Daniel Griffith saw Rose Phelps, she had just successfully fought off two men who were trying to take advantage of her. It was love at first sight. “I want t ...

Jessup Breaks Ground on New Chemistry Lab

ROCKLIN, Calif. – Continuing their ongoing growth trajectory, William Jessup University began construction for a new chemistry lab slated for completion fall 2016.   T ...

Thunder Valley Casino Resort to hire 100-plus workers Saturday

 Thunder Valley Casino officials aim to hire more than 100 new employees this Saturday, April 16 from 9 a.m. to noon at their active recruiting job fair in Pano Hall.  & ...

Brain talk: students learn how the mind works

It’s Friday morning, and Judy Alberts has a brain in a box. She was going to hold off pulling it out, but she’s too excited. She can’t wait to share it with the ...

Placer Union High School District embraces distance learning

A student at Foresthill High School who wants to take as many Advanced Placement classes as possible will no longer have to transfer to Placer. In fact, more classes will be availa ...

Warwick University to open Placer County campus

Ken Sloan travelled more than 5,000 miles last week, one way, to help bring a United Kingdom university to south Placer County. Warwick University, located in Coventry, could begi ...

Lincoln City Council travels to Washington, D.C.

Lincoln was well-represented this week at an annual lobbying trip to the nation’s capital with all five City Councilmen and the city manager attending. The Lincoln City Coun ...

Big payouts not likely in Lincoln's future

Another large public employee payout is not likely, a Lincoln City Councilman said recently, because contracts are negotiated differently. Lincoln City Councilman Paul Joiner, in ...

Uplifting the children

Lee Giove smiled and welcomed guests Tuesday at Shriners Hospital for Children in Sacramento. Patients of the hospital decorated big paper wings with markers and stickers. Some i ...