budget

They should practice football during the day

Who is paying to keep the lights on? Our teachers are getting pink slips, classrooms are losing the lottery money they once used to buy paper, pencils and art supplies and yet, som ...

School enrollment expected to increase 1 percent next year

Next year?s school lunches will cost a quarter more but they will be more nutritious. Increased school lunch fees and next year?s district budget were just two of multiple items ...

Placer supes adopt $765.8 million budget

Praising Placer County budget-balancing efforts, Placer County supervisors adopted a $765.8 million spending plan Tuesday for the coming year. On paper, the final budget is 1.1 pe ...

Live within your means

Over the last months, there has been much written about the reduction of the General Fund and how it will affect city services. Nothing has been reported on how other funds such as ...

Raising money

This past weekend, I had the privilege of helping out with a golf tournament fundraiser that marked its 15th anniversary of supporting activity in Foresthill. It started as an even ...

Community must rethink Lincoln

People fail to understand the city made commitments based upon actual and projected growth and these carried forward after the economic collapse. Revenue streams from sales and pro ...

Seven police, three firefighter jobs on line

A proposed budget, including the January layoff of seven police officers and three firefighters, will be presented Tuesday night to City Council. That’s according to City Manager ...

School board approves $3 million in cuts, with no layoffs

Knowing it will have to make larger budget cuts in the future, the Western Placer Unified School District board voted Tuesday night to adopt next year’s budget that includes $3 m ...

Stagnant property taxes could affect school board

Truancy and next year’s anticipated stagnant property taxes will affect the Western Placer Unified School District’s budget. Although no action was taken at the school district ...

Year-end review

2010 End of the Year Lincoln Review January Lincoln man killed by train - Third fatality in 15 years leaves questions about walker’s safety. Lincoln resident Mitchell Aust ...