Politics

Rock removal ending on Lincoln-North Auburn sewer link

The regional sewer pipeline ending in Lincoln is slowly digging its way to completion in North Auburn. The Joeger and Bell crossroads in North Auburn have been a focal point in re ...

Morebeck replaces Bachman on NID board

Jim Bachman, who served on the Nevada Irrigation District (NID) Board representing District IV, resigned May 13 for health reasons. A rancher and retired construction manager, Bac ...

Candidate filing begins for McKinney and Camp Far West water districts

McKinney Water District’s and Camp Far West Water District’s candidate filing begins Monday and closes on Aug. 7. If an incumbent fails to file by the deadline, candid ...

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 ...