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Cigarette tax not only way to stop teen smoking

Dear Straight Talk: I'm 45 and I smoke two packs of cigarettes a day. I started when I was 14 and it's a habit I've never been able to kick. Now I've got the cardiovascular system ...

Lincoln Hills Community breaks ground for new church

Weather was cooperative for the ground breaking ceremony of Lincoln Hills Community Church (LHCC) Sunday, Oct. 22. Centrally located on Del Webb Boulevard and East Lincoln Parkway, ...

Middle school race car driver makes his mark on local circuit

If you need help learning how to work out a favorable compromise, Jarrett Kelly's your man. When Jarrett's mom expressed concern with her 11-year-old son's habit of racing motorcyc ...

Congressional race hits furious final week

First lady Laura Bush is following in her husband's footsteps with a visit to U.S. Rep. John Doolittle's Fourth District this today. Unlike President George W. Bush, who raised $60 ...

Volunteers give local schools and streets a fresh look

More than 150 ambitious volunteers showed up early Saturday morning to make a difference in the community and in the schools. Armed with paint rollers, work gloves, miscellaneous t ...

Roughstock

Lincoln bull rider Dillon Everts took first in bull riding at the California High School Rodeo Association's rodeo opener Oct. 21-22. The rodeo will be in town again Saturday and S ...

Famed attorney to testify in trial

High-profile attorney Robert Blasier, known for his association with the O.J. Simpson murder trial, has joined the defense counsel in the murder case against Mario Garcia. Blasier ...

Transport propositions could reroute funding

Two statewide propositions on transportation funding - Propositions 1A and 1B - are getting attention in increasingly congested Placer County. Voters will decide Nov. 7 on the prop ...

The Gordon Craft Band plays Thai Basil

The Gordon Craft band will be performing at Thai Basil from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturday for the Thai Basil Halloween Party! All are invited - prizes for the best costume. Don' ...

Dudley and the Doo-Rights at Tani Sushi

Dudley and the Doo-Rights bring their classic rock sounds to Tani Sushi Bar on Oct. 26 at 9 p.m. The location is 436 G St. upstairs. You can call Tani Sushi at 645-8908 for more in ...