Politics

Council candidates discuss being accessible to residents

The Lincoln News Messenger asked the Lincoln City Council candidates in the Nov. 4, 2014 statewide direct general election about Lincoln Hills. Six candidates are running for a Li ...

Residents voice concerns at school district’s Measure A meeting

More than 40 residents, many of them concerned parents, attended a community meeting Monday night to hear school district officials talk about how the proposed $60-million school b ...

Supes approve $100K loan to aid Roseville’s struggling Placer County Fair

With a handoff of Placer County Fairgrounds operations to a new, yet-to-be-determined operator some time in early 2015, the non-profit Placer County Fair Association has agreed to ...

Council candidates share plans for Lincoln at chamber breakfast

All the Lincoln City Council candidates on the Nov. 4, 2014 Statewide Direct General Election ballot shared their plans for helping Lincoln if they are elected during a Sept. 24 &n ...

Measure A

Editor’s note: The Western Placer Unified School District has placed a $60 million local bond known as Measure A, or Proposition 39, on the Nov. 4 ballot. The measure require ...

Council demands new look at cleanup costs for old landfill

Lincoln City Council spent 90 minutes at Tuesday night’s council meeting sparring with city staff about what should be done to clean-up the old Virginiatown landfill. They di ...

Residents voice mixed reactions to school bond on Nov. ballot

A new Lincoln area high school may be in the works sooner than later if voters check “yes” in support of Measure A on the November ballot. But just six weeks from elec ...

Planning Commission says “no” to pot cultivation within city limits

Wearing medical scrubs and a determined look, Richard Miller challenged Lincoln’s city attorney and the police chief at last week’s Planning Commission meeting. Miller ...

Sample ballots ready for mailing in Placer County

The Nov. 4 election heat turns up today when Placer County starts mailing sample ballot pamphlets. Placer County elections chief Jim McCauley said registered voters should start c ...

Placer County hires San Antonio expert for homeless study

Looking for answers to the continuing problem of homelessness, Placer County is mounting a $49,500       study to examine current needs and possible f ...