Politics

Library boosters critical of city spending plan

Members of the Friends of the Lincoln Library (FOLL) said they were worried about the status of major contributors at a recent city budget meeting. Larry Whitaker, the Friends of ...

State Water Resources Control Board renders actions Lincoln has taken over the last 20 years moot - Part two

I enjoy our tree-lined streets and parks with playing fields of real turf. If Gov. Brown has his way by implementing these conservation targets, trees and playing fields will be a ...

New police station not in this year’s budget

Although the Lincoln Police Department is in need of a new building, it likely won’t get one this year. A request for $180,000 for upgrades to police headquarters was includ ...

Lincoln City Council adopts new water regulations

New water regulations and an enforcement plan were unanimously adopted Tuesday night by the Lincoln City Council members, including a restriction on outdoor watering more than twic ...

Lincoln City Council considers drought response plan

Stricter water-use regulations are being considered by the Lincoln City Council – including development of an enforcement plan to bring residents and businesses into complian ...

State Water Resources Control Board renders actions Lincoln has taken over the last 20 years moot

On May 5, I represented the city of Lincoln at one of the most important meetings in the last 20 years. It was a regular meeting of the State Water Resources Control Board focused ...

Water waste patrols hit the streets in Auburn, Placer

Water waste patrols are now a fact of life in drought-challenged Placer County. The patrols started this week, with Placer County Water Agency employees starting at sunrise and fa ...

Budget workshop, committee meetings and vacancy

  A trio of related city of Lincoln committees will meet Tuesday morning at Lincoln City Hall. The Retirement Board Authority will meet at 10:30 a.m.; the investment committ ...

Sign ordinance soft enforcement begins this week

City of Lincoln staffers will begin reaching out to businesses in the downtown area this week regarding new sign restrictions. Among the types of signs that will not be permitted ...

Lincoln City Council takes first step in Village I annexation

Lincoln City Councilmen voted unanimously Tuesday night to begin the process of annexing 1,712 acres east of the city as part of the Village I development. The Village I devel ...