Politics

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 ...

Lincoln Planning Commission begins review process for L-shaped project

Development of an L-shaped area of land just south of Nicolaus Road, and close to the regional airport, received an early look April 15 by the Lincoln Planning Commission. Th ...

Lincoln leaders travel to nation’s capital

Members of the Lincoln City Council, as well as the Lincoln city manager, traveled to Washington D.C. this week as part of an annual effort to ask for legi ...

Local leaders upset with state-ordered 36 percent water reduction

A state water agency Saturday ordered Lincoln to comply with some of the most severe restrictions in California. One Lincoln City Councilman insists the ci ...

Public comments draw ire of mayor, council

Lincoln City Councilmen came under fire Tuesday night from members of the public who said they are being prevented from participating in city meetings. Residents of Wild Turke ...

City extends water shortage emergency

Lincoln City Councilmen approved new restrictions to water use Tuesday - mostly regarding landscaping - during a special meeting on the drought. However, city staff explained tha ...

McClintock to meet with residents Tuesday

Congressman Tom McClintock will hold a town hall meeting Tuesday in Lincoln. He will be at the McBean Pavilion at 6 p.m. Tuesday. The McBean Pavilion is at 65 McBean Park Drive. ...

Lincoln City Council meetings move April 14 to City Hall

After years at the McBean Park Pavilion, Lincoln City Council meetings held the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month will move to City Hall on April 14. During the presentation ...

City Council frustrated by stalled capital projects

Lincoln City manager Matt Brower vowed Tuesday night to put a "full-court press" on two projects which, if delayed, could cost the city nearly $1 million. Both Well ...

Ask questions at Friday’s ‘Coffee with the Mayor’

Lincoln Mayor Paul Joiner will meet at 10 a.m. Friday with Lincoln Hills residents at a monthly coffee get-together. But it’s not just for Lincoln Hills residents; Friday&r ...