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New-home sales cool off in July

A downward blip in the new-home marketplace in July has failed to flag industry optimism in the Placer County area. The North State Building Industry Association reported 194 sale ...

Lincoln calendar

Thursday, Aug. 20 Caregiver support group meets 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Lincoln Library every third Thursday of the month. Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association and Sutter ...

Intersection at Fifth, Lincoln a four-way-stop Monday a.m.

A downtown Lincoln intersection will be without power Monday (Aug. 17) from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and a four-way-stop will be in effect. The intersection of Fifth Street and Lincoln B ...

Free admission to museums this Saturday and Sunday

Looking for something interesting to do this weekend?   This Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 15 and 16,  from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Placer County Heritage ...

Placer County's Heritage Trail history tour just the tonic for weekend fun

Pills and potions. Shady charlatans and mighty men of medicine. Sawbones and jawbones. It’s all there, tucked away in an unassuming Victorian painted welcoming tones of crea ...

Roseville to host Tri-County Job Fair

Job seekers in Placer, Sacramento and El Dorado counties are invited to a free job fair Aug. 21 in Roseville, according to a news release Monday. A collaboration between those thr ...

City, theater group come to terms on Civic Auditorium

An agreement between the Lincoln Theater Company and the city was unanimously approved Tuesday night by the City Council, allowing the theater company to establish and operate a pe ...

'The Most Epic Birthday Party Ever,' fun, inspirational

Lincoln Theater Company’s production of “The Most Epic Birthday Party Ever,” last week at the Lincoln Civic Auditorium was a delightful and inspirational inaugura ...

Work on closed city landfill will likely meet deadline

Work at the closed Lincoln landfill, ordered by the state, is nearing completion and will likely be finished by the Oct. 1 deadline, city engineer Ray Leftwich told the Lincoln Cit ...

IRS warns taxpayers to guard against new tricks by scam artists; losses top $20 million

Following new variations of widespread tax scams, the Internal Revenue Service warns taxpayers to remain on high alert and protect themselves against the ever-evolving array of tac ...

Tempers flare between Hydrick, Short

Two Lincoln City Councilmen ended Tuesday night’s meeting by exchanging heated words that led to Police Chief Rex Marks coming between them. Lincoln City Councilmen Gabriel ...

Summer vacation ends next week for Lincoln students

The approximately 6,600 students registered in Lincoln schools have four more days of summer vacation before they hit the books. The new school year starts Wednesday for all kind ...

Lincoln High band has a new truck

When the Lincoln High School band needed a truck to haul music equipment last year, dozens of helpers from the school and community stepped up. First came the donated truck, a gi ...

Money management key for college students

As college students head to campus for the fall semester, money management should be on their personal syllabus. Of course, it’s important for college students to take cont ...

Eyes from Lincoln

I took a birding trip to Sanibel Island, Fla. in mid-January this year. It is a choice area for bird fans and others seeking a relaxing vacation on the Gulf. The island is locate ...