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This week marks third anniversary of propane tanker fire

This week marks the third anniversary of the propane tanker fire in downtown Lincoln that captured the notice of national media. The incident began about noon on Tuesday, Aug. 23, ...

School district’s substitute teachers to receive pay hike

Substitute teachers will begin the new school year with a pay raise, moving their daily rate from $90 to $115 per day, according to a school district official. The school board vo ...

Is Lincoln the next stop for hazardous crude oil trains?

An oil company’s plan to transport volatile crude oil by rail through Sacramento-area counties next year has spurred an association of local governments to take measures to p ...

Federal, state government not privy to what hazardous materials on trains

What hazardous materials pass through downtown Lincoln, Lincoln Crossing and Twelve Bridges every week? That’s the million-dollar question. Three years ago, The News Messen ...

Lincoln man wounded in shoot-out with CH

  A Lincoln man was wounded Monday night in a shoot-out with California Highway patrolmen near Woodland, according to a Yolo County Sheriff’s press release. Heath Aust ...

Crossroads President and CEO David DeLeonardis to Retire; Jim Estep Named Successor

(Sacramento, Calif.) – Crossroads Diversified Services today announced that after nearly 35 years of service, President/CEO David DeLeonardis will retire at the end of August ...

VIDEO: Placer High football coach takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, challenges principal

Placer High football coach Joey Montoya takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Tuesday afternoon after practice. He challenged Principal Peter Efstathiu to join the cause.  ...

Brian Cruice is Lincoln’s newest reserve police officer

Lincoln Police Chief Rex Marks announced the hiring of a new reserve police officer on Aug. 12. Brian Cruice joins the police department to help augment the work done by full-time ...

Lincoln declares Stage Two - Water Alert mandating new citywide water restrictions

The city of Lincoln has declared a Stage Two - Water Alert in response to recently approved emergency regulations mandated by the State Water Resources Board. The city’s publ ...

Nevada Irrigation District plans Auburn session on regional water project to Lincoln

Nevada Irrigation District is holding a public scoping session in North Auburn on its proposed regional water supply project. The project will go under the public microscope from ...