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Carlin C. Coppin Elementary School temporarily closed for black mold treatment

Carlin C. Coppin Elementary school was shut down Tuesday after workers discovered black mold in a pod building on the campus, according to Western Placer Unified School District of ...

Street smarts and book smarts

One of Placer County’s top officials is newly armed with a deep knowledge of homeland security. Devon Bell, 47, undersheriff of the Placer County Sheriff’s Office, com ...

Woman dies after falling from moving vehicle

A Lincoln woman died Wednesday night after falling from a moving vehicle during a domestic dispute, police said Thursday. Stacia Loraine Delao, 35, died of head injuries at 9: ...

Council demands new look at cleanup costs for old landfill

Lincoln City Council spent 90 minutes at Tuesday night’s council meeting sparring with city staff about what should be done to clean-up the old Virginiatown landfill. They di ...

Residents voice mixed reactions to school bond on Nov. ballot

A new Lincoln area high school may be in the works sooner than later if voters check “yes” in support of Measure A on the November ballot. But just six weeks from elec ...

Planning Commission says “no” to pot cultivation within city limits

Wearing medical scrubs and a determined look, Richard Miller challenged Lincoln’s city attorney and the police chief at last week’s Planning Commission meeting. Miller ...

Poetry flourishes in Lincoln

The annual Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest is becoming more and more nationally-recognized each year. This year’s 10th annual Voices of Lincoln Poetry Contest attracted ...

Sample ballots ready for mailing in Placer County

The Nov. 4 election heat turns up today when Placer County starts mailing sample ballot pamphlets. Placer County elections chief Jim McCauley said registered voters should start c ...

Placer County hires San Antonio expert for homeless study

Looking for answers to the continuing problem of homelessness, Placer County is mounting a $49,500       study to examine current needs and possible f ...

Man charged with setting King Fire

Officials announced Thursday that they have made an arrest in the King Fire, which so far has charred 71,000 acres and is only 5 percent contained while threatening 2,000 homes.&nb ...