Politics

Honoring our independence

This is the time of year when we celebrate the birth of our nation. On Independence Day, we pay our respects to the men and women of the Armed Forces who have fought, and continue ...

Resident sad to see city manager leave

I have been a solid and outspoken supporter of our city manager (Matt Brower) and am very sorry to see him leave. My experience with him has been very positive. I do understand t ...

Grand jury: Placer County affordable housing effort ‘inadequate’

A new report is critical of Placer County efforts to provide affordable housing. “There is an expectation that our government officials address this situation sooner rather ...

Fire prevention needed now

Fire prevention and safety are always a top priority, especially during these dry summer months. But this year, it’s more important than ever. The golden brown grasslands ar ...

State of the City Breakfast set for June 27

The Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce and city of Lincoln will hold a State of the City Breakfast on June 27 at Orchard Creek Lodge Ballroom in Lincoln.  The annual event ...

Stop the “run away” bullet train

  Is there one shred of “common sense” left in California policy-makers?  How can the “sensible” portion of our taxpaying population just sit bac ...

Measure E barely retains 55 percent it needs to pass

When Sierra College opened its doors in 1961, only 1,500 students took courses there. Now, more than 20,000 students attend the junior college every semester.  No bonds had b ...

Placer Election Wrap: Primary pushes candidates through to November

Primary pushes candidates through to November   By Gus Thomson Of the Auburn Journal   After the dust of Tuesday’s primary has cleared, it’s one election ...

Sierra College’s measure narrowly approved in Primary Election

Sierra College’s Measure E needed 55 percent yes votes to pass and it narrowly passed in Tuesday’s Statewide Direct Primary Election. Sierra Community College District ...

Sierra College’s measure narrowly approved in Primary Election

Sierra College’s Measure E needed 55 percent yes votes to pass and it narrowly passed in Tuesday’s Statewide Direct Primary Election. Sierra Community College District ...

If gravity fails, don’t flush the toilet

   Who’d o’ thought?  Everything in today’s world has a surprise waiting and, as you can see by the title of this article, not necessarily a pleasa ...

Lincoln Hills board doesn’t listen to us

Pat Miller's article about Sun City Lincoln Hills is “spot on.” There should be a way the residents can change the bylaws of the association so that we get to vote ...

Early Primary Election results, as of 11 p.m. Tuesday

UPDATED 11:36 P.M. June 5 Although final results of Tuesday’s Statewide Direct Primary Election might not be known for a few weeks, Placer County semi-official election summ ...

Dog owners need to be more considerate in Lincoln Hills

Pat Miller's Lincoln News Messenger column on May 24 (page A4, “Beware of homeowners’ associations) addressed numerous issues with the Lincoln Hills Community& ...

New Hidden Falls trailhead for North Auburn?

Placer County is moving to create a new access point in North Auburn to Hidden Falls Regional Park. But neighbors are objecting to the potential incursion on Bell Road that could ...