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Local authors unveil demons of war in new books

Writers - Sue Clark and Alvin Nielsen among them - despise cliches for a reason. But sometimes it's necessary to give a nod to phrases that, despite being well worn, are true. Amon ...

Kurth named volunteer of the month

Sharon Kurth dreams of seeing more of Europe, not to mention China. But, for now, more than a few friends and felines are glad to see her stay close to Lincoln, where her efforts m ...

Teachers association endorses McLeod, Gonzales for school board

A few days after receiving answers concerning key endorsements, candidates for the Western Placer Unified School District Board of Trustees fielded more questions Monday during a f ...

Education Briefs

Money raised goes to new tetherballs Kaitlyn McKinney and Jeffrey Jones have been cleaning garages and washing cars to raise money for their fellow students at Creekside Oaks Elem ...

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 ...