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City ponders solutions to intrusive streetlights

The city of Lincoln is mitigating effects from a new streetlight near Sun City Lincoln Hills, according to city managers. At the Dec. 10 Lincoln City Council meeting, Sun City Lin ...

Media Life: Looking back on an extraordinarily Placerific 2013 Media Life

After a conspicuous absence last year on the Auburn end-of-year social calendar, Media Life’s Lifey celebration of things Auburncentric and awards ceremony returned to the Au ...

Year in review 2013

January 2013 Adult-oriented businesses won’t be downtown anymore Parks to get biographical signs Lincoln City Council took steps Tuesday night to ensure any future adul ...

George Dellwo’s final thoughts on Lincoln

When The News Messenger asked the city’s assistant director of development services director George Dellwo last Thursday to talk about his work, Dellwo said he was “gra ...

Santa lands on E Street in Lincoln

Santa Claus landed on E Street when our family was living with my Grandmother Jessie Jane Dillian. On that Christmas Eve in Lincoln, it was so cold that the front windows of our ho ...

Remembering the year 2013 as we welcome the year 2014

For weekly news organizations, this is traditionally a week in transit. Within a seven-day period, we’re celebrating the current year with Christmas get-togethers and we ...

Infant involved in Dec. 17 crash dies

The 9-month-old infant who was injured on Dec. 17 in a five-vehicle collision that occurred on I-80 and Highway 65 died from his injuries on Sunday, according to California Highway ...

CHP requesting assistance

Yesterday, December 17, 2013 at approximately 8:11 am, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) Auburn Area responded to a major injury traffic collision on westbound I-80 east of SR-65 ...

Media Life: El Dorado County’s self-guided movie-location tour wows

Living so close to Tinseltown does have its advantages on occasion, including having a troupe of thespians filming literally in your backyard. Placer County has had its share of m ...

Historic landmark may sell, lease space

The Lincoln Planning Commission was expected to consider an application Wednesday to divide a historic downtown landmark into condominiums. The meeting was held after press time. ...

Survivor finds strength in volunteering

As Scout Valentine walks down the hall at the FieldHaven Feline Center, there’s nothing about her that indicates that she has been through a three-year ordeal during which sh ...

Transitional-kindergarten program to be expanded

The Western Placer Unified School District board voted unanimously Tuesday to expand the district’s transitional-kindergarten (TK) program. The expansion will include th ...

Economic Development Column

Over the last several months, the city of Lincoln has conducted a number of economic development studies. This month’s column focuses on the key insights gained from the firs ...

Local development is picking up

Driving through Lincoln Crossing, Lincoln Hills and Twelve Bridges, I can’t picture Lincoln with a population of 11,746. But that was Lincoln’s population in 2000, ...

Horses Sunday are working for a good cause

Expect to see several philanthropic horses in Lincoln’s downtown area Sunday. Unless it rains Sunday, Sierra Foothills Horseman’s Association members will conduct an i ...