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'The Passion' re-released every Easter season

Last week, announced was the re-release of Mel Gibson's box phenomenon, "The Passion of the Christ." This time the film is titled, "The Passion Recut." The film focuses on the fina ...

Iron Girls

Pink may not be a color people associate with welding, but an agricultural mechanics team from Lincoln High School might change that perception. Comprised of Ashley Clay, 17, Lean ...

School district transfer policy on trial

Trevor Sorber, 14, struggled to make the grade. Kay Sorber, Trevor's mother, worried as his school interest waned. Trevor participated in a program for at-risk students, but still ...

New Lincoln fields disrupt spring sports

For softball practice, Joiner Park will have to do. But Lincoln High School athletic director Donna Tofft admits it's not good enough for games. Because of the construction of new ...

Bomb suspects not terrorists, claims attorney

Attorneys representing four young Newcastle residents charged in connection with firebombing attacks in Auburn, Lincoln and Sutter Creek have until May to come up with a defense. B ...

Different kind of face-off

For the first time in seven months, Lincoln resident Mike Kilburn was anticipating lacing up his skates and playing the rough and sometimes dangerous sport of hockey. But a cross ...

With warmer weather, higher gas prices, be aware of bicycle safety laws

Rising gas prices, spring fever and more and more people choosing healthy lifestyles are adding up to a significant increase in the amount of local bicycle traffic. Riders of all ...

School board receives update on seven construction projects

Six new schools will be constructed through 2008 and the new high school stadium should be finished soon, it was reviewed at Tuesday's meeting of the Western Placer Unified School ...

New curator sought for Lincoln Arts Gallery

Claudia Renati, Lincoln Arts executive director, has announced that she is seeking a new gallery curator. Recently, Howard Stover, the previous curator, resigned due to personal i ...

Gallery presents juried miniature show

Lincoln Arts Gallery is showcasing a juried Miniature Show and Competition through April 23. Featured are various small paintings, sculptures and ceramics by 42 area artists. Juro ...

Local Schools celebrate reading

Read Across America celebrated across the Western Placer Unified School District.

The abundance of life has two sides

Don't you just love these sunny mornings? I love waking up and seeing the sunshine after so many gray days. I know that, come summertime, I'll be wishing for a little less sun, but ...

Stuck on Safety

In his previous job as a police officer, Jim Aguilera saw a lot of teenagers get killed. Now he's trying to protect them. Lincoln resident Aguilera and his neighbor, Christine Ste ...

Meadow Vista asphalt plant faces roadblocks

An already congested stretch of Highway 65 could bog down beyond belief. About 70 big rigs a night from April through October would be sent on roundtrips along the busy thoroughfar ...

County asked to take second look at Meadow Vista plant

Teichert Inc. and Chevre-aux Aggregates' plan to start making asphalt next month at a temporary asphalt plant in Meadow Vista for Teichert to repave Interstate 80 is facing potenti ...