Politics

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 ...

Elected local officials work hard

It’s not easy being a City Council member.  There are two council seats open in the Nov. 4, 2014 General Election. Candidates can file to run, between July 14 and A ...

Auburn City Council approves new sewer rates

The Auburn City Council passed a controversial sewer rate increase on a 4-1 vote at Monday night’s council meeting. The increase comes as part of a multi-year undertakin ...

Business cycle is up in Lincoln

What is happening in the Lincoln business community?  Why are some businesses leaving or closing, while others stay and who else is coming to town?   The last few years ...

General Fund better news this new fiscal year

While we usually want more – as in more police and firefighters, more library hours, more park features, more income, for example – sometimes we need to be happy with w ...