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Child Support Services Department hosts monthly information sessions

Placer County’s Department of Child Support Services offers free monthly information sessions for those interested in learning more about the department’s programs and ...

Connecting education and the community through technology

Students, teachers and the community will showcase the latest in technology at tonight’s annual Technology Learning Expo.  Lincoln High School hosts the fourth annual T ...

Lincoln High School’s Zebra Showcase welcomes Class of 2018

On Jan. 30, Lincoln High School staff and students showed off the school during the Freshman Showcase in the Dale Pence Gym. From Twelve Bridges Middle School to Glen Edwards Midd ...

City employee arrested on child molestation charges

Lincoln police officers arrested a 41-year-old city sanitation worker last week on child molestation charges. Jesus Contreras, a 13-year employee for the city of Lincoln&rsquo ...

Life on F Street (Part one of four parts) The Pottery was our Neighbor

Fairly often, during play in our yard on F Street, we would hear the distinctive jingling of riding gear, of cowboy’s calling and cattle bawling. Out we would run to the cor ...

200 middle and high school science teachers throughout country join year-long fellowship

The NSTA New Science Teacher Academy, a year-long program focused on encouraging and supporting early-career science educators, selected 200 middle and secondary science teachers f ...

Marcelo Carnes and Alisha Tanhola to marry

She said yes! Marcelo Carnes and Alisha Tanhola are engaged and their wedding is set for March.  The groom-to-be is the son of Harry Carnes and Margarita Sierra of Lincoln.& ...

Mercado masters CRRT training skills

Lincoln native Ivan Mercado recently graduated from the Sacramento campus of Universal Technical Institute, a provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as p ...

The Smull family - everyday heroes

Last Friday night, Ann Smull was driving to her home on Merritt Road via Gladding Road. It was already dark, and just as she approached the Doty Creek Bridge, she saw on the left d ...

Local teachers awarded $50k broadcast studio grant

Debbie and Matt Tofft say they still haven’t recovered from the shock. Just about a week ago, the couple received an early morning email congratulating them for having won a ...

An exit is not a farewell…..

I have been thinking about my career with Gold Country Media for the past 29 years and the three years before that when I had my own publication business, with nostalgia.  It ...

Stalking Eddie Layton

I was nearing the end of seventh-grade. My clueless victim was an eighth-grade boy. I was a stalker. Eddie Layton’s every move was recorded: Who he talked to. What he ate ...

Technical education needed to fill high-demand jobs of tomorrow

Many complex problems are holding back the California economy. And one of the biggest reasons is the state’s shortage of high-skilled workers. The Society of Manufacturing E ...

Lincoln St. Vincent de Paul helps area residents in need

The Lincoln Community Foundation check for $3,000 was presented by grant writer Ron Morin to Sue McCabe, president of the Lincoln St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP) Conference.  The c ...

Furry friends provide support to those in need

From the tragic aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut to the stress and angst of finals week at Sacramento State University, friendly dogs in vests ...