Politics

Vote Regina Bateson on June 5

  California 04 Congressional candidate Regina Bateson is committed to do what is right for the people of our district. Bateson would hold town halls in each of the district& ...

Vote yes on the ballot’s Measure E

There is one measure that voters must pay attention to: Measure E. Earlier this year, the Sierra College Board of Trustees voted to put Measure E before voters on the June Ballot a ...

Regina Bateson gets resident’s vote

Election primaries are around the corner in June, and I know that many of my friends and neighbors in Loomis, Granite Bay and Placer County will be voting for Tom McClintock becaus ...

Molly Walker supports Regina Bateson

Regina Bateson is the candidate to beat McClintock. Regina Bateson: • is the candidate with national security experience, was on the ground as a consular officer in Guate ...

Placer County board under siege over sanctuary stand

Emotions ran high Tuesday over the Placer County Board of Supervisors inaction on a request to hold a hearing on the idea of opposing California’s sanctuary state status. Fo ...

Choose wisely when choosing the next Placer County judge

Editor’s note: This is a candidate for Placer County Superior Court  judge. The Journal welcomes candidates to submit columns and a photo to ajournal@goldcountrymedia.co ...

Placer County resident vies for superior court judge seat

Editor’s note: This is a candidate for Placer County Superior Court  judge. The Journal welcomes candidates to submit columns and a photo to ajournal@goldcountrymedia.co ...

Placer County’s non-sanctuary-state backers rebuffed

Supporters of a Placer County Board of Supervisors public hearing on the question of declaring non-sanctuary status in the county are being told to look to the courts instead. Boa ...

Could Placer defy state, go for non-sanctuary status?

Shasta County’s done it. So have Tehama and Siskiyou counties. And now the continuing brouhaha between state and federal governments over illegal immigration and California ...

Water restrictions don’t seem to apply to all businesses

I would like to comment on the issue of water usage and restrictions in the city of Lincoln. As water is precious to all of us and restrictions are implemented by the county and c ...

Local Practitioner’s PTSD work recognized

Many people in Placer County know Donna Arz, Ph.D., as the founder of Auburn’s Healing Light Institute and the Forgotten Soldier Program. But her groundbreaking work with ve ...

Jessica Morse is ready for Congress

Vote By Mail ballots will arrive soon in the second week of May.  Candidate Jessica Morse’s work for our national security has included positions in defense, diplomacy ...

Has anyone addressed household garbage and storm drains?

Regarding the recent editorial on the ban on plastic bags (March 29 Lincoln News Messenger page 4, “Bring a recyclable bag or two when going to the store”). Please tell ...

Bring a recyclable bag or two when going to the store

In August 2014, Lincoln City Council unanimously passed a resolution allowing retailers to choose whether to offer single-use bags to consumers. But that ordinance might not hold ...

Fixing housing shortage a county priority

The housing shortage is a challenge in California but I am very encouraged by progress being made by Placer County on this important issue. Housing, affordable housing and workfor ...