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Lincoln City Council holds special budget meeting

All three Lincoln fire stations may be open full time – 24 hours per day, seven days per week – if changes to the city’s budget are approved in June, according to ...

Lincoln City Council considers drought response plan

Stricter water-use regulations are being considered by the Lincoln City Council – including development of an enforcement plan to bring residents and businesses into complian ...

Violent crime low in Lincoln, says FBI

Lincoln is the 25th safest city in California, according to an annual report by SafeWise – a home security and safety information website. Lincoln Police Chief Rex Marks, at ...

Not guilty plea in slaying of Newcastle olive ranch owner

ROSEVILLE – Accused of murder in the May 14 shooting death of his father in Newcastle, Robert Carlo Yandolino pleaded not guilty to the charge in a brief Placer County Superi ...

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Annual tennis association event raises $5000 for high school tennis

Lincoln and Rocklin Tennis Association raised $5,000 at its annual tennis tournament Saturday that pairs Lincoln, Whitney and Rocklin High school students with Lincoln Hills Tennis ...

Water waste patrols hit the streets in Auburn, Placer

Water waste patrols are now a fact of life in drought-challenged Placer County. The patrols started this week, with Placer County Water Agency employees starting at sunrise and fa ...

Placer DA files murder charges in Newcastle olive grower's shooting death

Robert Carlo Yandolino appeared in court for the first time Monday on a murder charge. The charges include a special allegation that signals prosecutors are considering seeking th ...

Budget workshop, committee meetings and vacancy

  A trio of related city of Lincoln committees will meet Tuesday morning at Lincoln City Hall. The Retirement Board Authority will meet at 10:30 a.m.; the investment committ ...

Bank robbery suspects Saturday caught

Two suspects were caught “within minutes” Saturday after the U.S. Bank in downtown Lincoln was robbed, according to Lincoln Police Sgt. Matt Alves. At about 10:08 a.m. ...

Newcastle slaying: Olive grower’s triumph turns to tragedy

Carlo Yandolino died just as his dream was coming true. Yandolino, 58, was shot to death Thursday as he sat in his car at his home on a rural foothills road. His death came durin ...

Shooting in Newcastle leaves one dead, rural community in shock

One man is dead and a 28-year-old Lincoln area man is under arrest after a shooting Thursday in the rural foothills west of Auburn. While the identity of the victim had not been r ...

Transitional kindergarten spots are filling up fast at three local school sites

Cristin Herrera’s transitional kindergarten students are having such a good time in school that they do not realize they are learning, according to the teacher. A teacher wi ...

14th annual Tour de Lincoln is Saturday

Saturday will be a beautiful day for a bike ride. That’s according to Bob Romness, the Lincoln Volunteer Center’s executive director. Saturday is also the 14th annu ...