Politics

2 state bills would choke businesses

Over the years, California has earned a reputation of not being friendly to business interests, and thus we have seen states like Texas come try to pry businesses to move out of ou ...

Bills 2416 and 1897 should be defeated

Over the years, California has earned a reputation of not being friendly to business interests and thus we have seen states like Texas come try to pry businesses to move out of our ...

Is Lincoln the next stop for hazardous crude oil trains?

An oil company’s plan to transport volatile crude oil by rail through Sacramento-area counties next year has spurred an association of local governments to take measures to p ...

Federal, state government not privy to what hazardous materials on trains

What hazardous materials pass through downtown Lincoln, Lincoln Crossing and Twelve Bridges every week? That’s the million-dollar question. Three years ago, The News Messen ...

Nevada Irrigation District plans Auburn session on regional water project to Lincoln

Nevada Irrigation District is holding a public scoping session in North Auburn on its proposed regional water supply project. The project will go under the public microscope from ...

Lincoln mayor to visit China

Lincoln Mayor Gabriel Hydrick announced at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting that he will visit China with a group of foreign investors to help promote development opportu ...

Regional water board orders Lincoln to clean up old landfill

In the near future, Lincoln will have to pony up from $6 million to $8 million to stop toxins in an old city landfill from leaching into ground water near Auburn Ravine, according ...

Staff and service groups battle over city signage

What to do about signs in the city turned two Lincoln Planning Commission meetings last month into melees characterized by short tempers and long accusations between city staff and ...

Council names Bill Zenoni as interim-interim city manager

Nearly three weeks after Lincoln City Manager Jim Estep resigned, effective Aug. 8, City Council appointed financial consultant Bill Zenoni to serve as interim city manager, accord ...

Let’s get involved in the local elections

As of Wednesday, nine residents have taken papers out to run for Lincoln City Council, Western Placer Unified School District Board, Placer County Water Agency’s Division 2 a ...