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Celebrate the Queens at annual Festa

From this year’s Little Queen I have known I was going to be little queen since I was about 4-years-old. My mom says I knew before but I didn’t understand what it mean ...

First Street School: The little school that can

In the center of Lincoln, directly across from the town cemetery, stands a modest little school made of portable buildings and cracked cement.  However, upon closer inspectio ...

Providing shade for softball players

Lincoln Hills Lions Club President Joe Jimenez presents a check for $500 to Lincoln High School's athletic director Donna Tofft in support of the school's fundraising effor ...

Old Fruitvale School to hold annual fundraiser barbecue May 18

The historic Fruitvale School will host its annual fundraiser barbecue from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, May 18. The event will begin with an original play, “The Wayward Boy,” ...

Give your mother extra attention Sunday, which is Mother’s Day

I’ve always looked forward to Mother’s Day, first as a daughter and then 20-plus years later when I became a mother. In fact, I always thought it was the parent wh ...

Centenarian was “second mom” to Lincoln’s young students for 19 years

For many Lincoln children who went to school here in the ’50s and ’60s, Jacqueleine Johnson, who taught kindergarten and first-grade at Glen Edwards Elementary School, ...

It’s Best of the Best time

It’s that time of year when Lincoln News Messenger readers vote for their favorite businesses and people. The Best of the Best ballot is available online and in print. ...

Water-wise Mother’s Day gifts

Looking for the ideal gift for mom that will also help her create a beautiful, water-wise garden? Linda Yager, Placer County Water Agency’s water conservation manager, o ...

Lincoln Chronicles for May 8

1 YEAR AGO May 9, 2013 – Can Lincoln afford the landfill clean up? Lincoln city officials know that the old dump on Viriginatown Road is a health hazard. Recent data in an ...

Kari Swatzke to leave downtown Lincoln

One of downtown Lincoln’s always-smiling businesswomen will soon be taking her smiles to a branch office in Auburn. Umpqua Bank manager Kari Swatzke is leaving her position ...