Politics

New Lincoln mayor talks priorities

As Lincoln’s new mayor for 2015, as of Dec. 9, Councilman Paul Joiner is rotating into the position for the second time in three years. Joiner first served as mayor in 2011, ...

County supervisors honor Lincoln resident with commemorative coin

The Placer County Board of Supervisors honored a Lincoln community volunteer and philanthropist on Dec. 9. Elizabeth M. Jansen received a commemorative coin created for a coun ...

Council says “no-go” to sign ordinance

Like a bad penny, Lincoln’s beleaguered city sign ordinance keeps returning to city workshops, commissions and council meetings—and leaving again unresolved. For nearl ...

Art League of Lincoln on the move or can the organization stay in city building?

Members of the nonprofit Art League of Lincoln, formed in March 2012, are wondering if the organization will still be able to lease the city-owned 580 6th St. property. On Aug. 28 ...

City council prepares for mayoral transition

Next month, the Lincoln City Council will undergo changes, not in personnel, but in council positions. At a short ceremony that will take place at the Dec. 9 regular City Council m ...

Input survey leaves off library

The “City of Lincoln City Manager – Community Input Survey” e-blasted by Lincoln staff Nov. 26 and included on the city website left one service off that resident ...

Joiner to become city’s next mayor

At year’s end, the Lincoln City Council will undergo changes in council positions. At a short ceremony that will take place at Tuesday’s regular City Council meeting ...

Mayor Hydrick enjoys his monthly meetings with Lincoln Hills residents

On the Friday before Thanksgiving, Lincoln Mayor Gabriel Hydrick was at Lincoln Hills’ Kilaga Springs Lodge to have coffee with acquaintances. Except, in the 90-minute ...

City Council approves inter-fund loan for gravity sewer and reclaimed water

Council’s discussion about whether to use inter-fund monies to bankroll capital improvements consumed nearly half of Tuesday night’s three-hour Lincoln City Council mee ...

Placer supes in wrangle over Sheridan industrial downzone

A Sheridan property owner is fighting a Placer County proposal that would downzone his land. Pete DiGiordano, owner of the targeted 33-acre Nader Road parcel, pleaded with the Pla ...