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Evolution of Sierra College

Although there is some question concerning the origin of Sierra College, there is no uncertainty regarding its current status a sprawling institution with many tentacles. In the f ...

Gas leak forces neighborhood to evacuate

Traffic was detoured and homes were evacuated on the 1500 block of First Street Jan. 27 because of a gas leak. Lincoln city officials report that at about noon, a contractor hired ...

District teachers donate sick days to help Taxaras

Western Placer Unified School District teachers have banded together to help the family of Susan Taxara, vice-principal of Creekside Oaks Elementary School. The announcement was ma ...

Lawsuit filed against Thunder Valley

A lawsuit has been filed in Sacramento Superior Court by seven former female employees of Thunder Valley Casino claiming sexual harassment, wrongful termination and sex and age dis ...

Feats XVIII tour reservations, gala tickets on sale soon

Tickets for the Feats of Clay XVIII historical factory exhibition and reception gala go on sale at Lincoln Arts in February. The gala reception, scheduled from 7-9 p.m. April 23, o ...

Lincoln Arts presents 'Mad Hatter Tea'

Lincoln Arts will be presenting a 'Mad Hatter Tea' at 2 p.m. on Feb. 5. This whimsical event will be held in the Ballroom of Beermann's, located at 645 Fifth St., in downtown Linc ...

Lincoln chamber names its businesses of year

A surprised Bob Romness tearfully accepted the first award presented at the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Kickoff Breakfast for 2005 Wednesday morning. "I don't know if I can get th ...

Ex-West Point teacher, war hero prefers to talk trains

There are some men that just don't know how to speak "double talk." And then there are some men capable of speaking three languages. Retired U.S. Army Col. Dick Meyer, 76, a Linco ...

Beware of reverse mortgages

Normally I don't like to promote reverse mortgages in this column, but circumstances are dictating to me that I must warn you of what is developing. This information should not st ...

Nazarene church back to Lincoln with new minister

During lunch about 18 months ago, Nathan Oates was asked by his spiritual advisor to consider restarting an International Church of the Nazarene congregation in Lincoln. Called the ...

It's not just for kicks

Toney Gausewitz hopes she never has to use the skills she's mastered. But if the 46-year-old found herself in a threatening situation, she's confident she could defend herself. "As ...

Alleged terrorist's mail redirected to FBI

Letters sent to Gold Country Media newspapers claiming to be from the eco-terrorist Earth Liberation Front and declaring responsibility for the recent firebomb plantings in Lincoln ...

Patterson Sand, Gravel planning to expand

Although the expansion of Patterson Sand and Gravel has been discussed for years, the fact that those plans might adversely affect private property has some Sheridan residents rile ...

City moves ahead on 279-acre annexation

The Lincoln City Council took the first step toward annexing 279 acres Tuesday night. Many actions were taken and resolutions were adopted in reference to what's being called the L ...

A special delivery

As a driver for Meals-on-Wheels, Barbara Smodkler-Rudd might be the only person some senior citizens see all day. And to celebrate her service, the Lincoln Volunteer Center named ...