Politics

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 ...

Council takes city staff to task for $730,000 shortfall

Lincoln Mayor Gabriel Hydrick and the four other City Council members unhappily approved city staff’s request July 8 for nearly three-quarters of a million dollars to pay a w ...

City assumes ownership of Lincoln Boulevard

 Lincoln’s main thoroughfare, known over the years as Highway 65, G Street and now Lincoln Boulevard, has officially become part of the city. That clears the way for a l ...

City searches for new city manager

Since Lincoln’s city manager resigned last week, Lincoln residents have been asking questions about the city manager’s job and its duties: What does a city manager do, ...

Board of Supervisors supports Gold Country Veterans Stand Down set for Sept. 16 to 18

The Placer County Board of Supervisors endorsed the 2014 Gold Country Veterans Stand Down on July 8 while thanking veterans for their service and sacrifices on behalf of the United ...

City manager resigns amid rumors of discord with council members

After months of rumors by a few community members that City Council members have been questioning his job performance, Lincoln’s city manager publicly resigned at Tuesday nig ...

Fire station temporarily closed

Lincoln Fire Station No. 33 displayed a “closed” sign Tuesday. Lincoln’s interim Fire Chief Michael Davis said Tuesday that limited funds necessitated the tempora ...

City Council votes 3-2 to adopt Capital Improvement Plan for fiscal years 2014-2019

 In a split vote Tuesday, Lincoln City Council approved Resolution No. 2014-122 that adopts the city’s annual Capital Improvement Plan for the 2014-2019 fiscal years. T ...

Grand Jury issues pointed report on Costco site, seniors

The Placer County Grand Jury is recommending that supervisors tap a $1.3 million enterprise fund to help Seniors First move from the DeWitt Center, which it’s being ousted fr ...

Candidate workshops designed to help residents run in November election

More than 150 seats on City Councils, school boards, parks, fire, water, and utility districts in Placer County are on the Nov. 4, 2014 General Election ballot and 10 are for Linco ...