Politics

Placer County set to spend $1 million on new Sunset Industrial Area plan

Placer County supervisors are poised to approve a $1 million contract with a Sacramento consulting firm to update the Sunset Industrial Area vision. The Sunset Industrial Area is ...

Measure B’s Placer County supes salary increase on way to win

A measure that would boost Placer County Board of Supervisors salaries and tie future increases to neighboring counties was on its way to voter approval Tuesday. With just more th ...

Auburn, Placer County start to heal, deal with PTSD symptoms

Saying goodbye is only the beginning. Following the shooting deaths of Placer County sheriff’s detective Mike Davis and Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy Danny Oliver ...

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 ...