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Councilman Nader critical of Lincoln Boulevard project

Lincoln City Councilman Stan Nader at the Aug. 11 council meeting criticized the treatment of downtown businesses during the Lincoln Boulevard Streetscape improvements. And, at a ...

Sacramento developer to open Beermann's

A Sacramento-area real estate developer has stepped forward as the next proprietor of Beermann’s Restaurant, located in downtown Lincoln’s IOOF building at 645 Fifth St ...

RV catches on fire on Hackberry Lane

Sun City Lincoln Hills homeowners Shelly and Chuck Park assess damages to their front yard Tuesday afternoon after their son’s RV caught fire outside their home on Hackberry ...

Rotary blood drive Friday

In 40 minutes or less, from registering to leaving a Lincoln blood drive Friday, residents can save the lives of strangers and possibly neighbors. The Lincoln Community Blood and ...

Resource officer hired

Starting during this first week of school, Lincoln Police Officer Steve Krueger will become a familiar presence on local school campuses. At Tuesday night’s school board me ...

Sheridan improvements named project of the year

A water and roadway improvement project in Sheridan was given the Project of the Year award by the American Public Works Association’s Sacramento chapter. The Sheridan p ...

$44M Roseville jail proposal locks down supes support

Placer County is hoping to dip into state coffers to fund most of the construction costs for a new 168-bed medium-security jail in Roseville. And its opening would signal a drop ...

Keep pets safe in summer's extreme heat

For our four-legged friends, warm summer days can spell trouble in the form of heat stroke and heat-related injury. Dr. Beth Parvin, a consultant with the California Veterinary M ...

Lincoln-area trail fans, REI boost funding

Outdoor retailer REI — and more than 4,000 voters this weekend — have given Placer Land Trust’s 50-mile Coon Creek-to-Bear River trail system a $23,000 funding bo ...

Lincoln Chronicles

1 YEAR AGO AUG. 21, 2014: Government not privy to dangerous train cargo; Local first-responders can ask Union Pacific, though – What hazardous materials pass through downto ...

Upstairs in downtown, part 3: Intoxicated

When we lived upstairs, our big kitchen windows overlooked the alley parking lot of the little old Lincoln Police Department.   One night, a police car pulled into the lot. ...

CASA seeking volunteers for advocate program

Child Advocates of Placer County is currently in need of 30 new volunteers to become Court Appointed Special Advocates — known as  CASA — or mentors. CASA volunt ...

Drive offers free back-to-school clothing for local kids

A local nonprofit organization is hosting a free clothing give-away for school children on Aug. 28. Sponsored by the South Placer Benevolent Foundation and Linkin’ Linco ...

County’s Office of Education Early Childhood Education opens six new preschools

The Early Childhood Education program has six new state preschools in Lincoln, Sheridan and Roseville, according to the Placer County Office of Education (PCOE). The Placer County ...

Revolutionary 'Hair' presented through Sunday

"Hair” is just as shocking today as it was when the “tribal love-rock musical” debuted on Broadway in 1968. So said Omari Tau, who in this week’s ...