Budget

City earns an improved investment grade

The city of Lincoln recently merited an uptick in its credit rating that bodes well for its future economy, city officials said Monday. Standard & Poor’s Rating Services ...

Next time, pay attention to city letters

As we Lincolnites adjust our budgets each month to pay the mammoth water rate increases that are coming our way starting January 1, 2014, try to remember to pay attention the ne ...

Shutdown closes offices, fed services in Auburn area

Shockwaves from the partial federal government shutdown were starting to reverberate through the Auburn-area foothills Tuesday. The U.S. Forest Service ranger office in Foresthill ...

Placer County budget gets final OK

Placer County supervisors gave their final approval Tuesday to a $721 million annual budget that provides for bringing on new sheriff’s personnel to open a South Placer jail ...

Section media day and Bill

I took the long trip to Lodi last week for the California Interscholastic Federation, Sac-Joaquin Section’s annual media day. I had not been to one of these before and found ...

District is in new budgeting territory

All the school districts in California, including Western Placer Unified, will be in new territory when the governor signs the state budget for fiscal year 2013-14, which will u ...

Third fire station reopens after two years

Lincoln City Councilmen said Tuesday they hope reopening the city’s fire station at McBean Park Drive and redistributing fire department staffing levels across three stations ...

Disabled resident says ‘it’s their choice’ if city goes to court over ADA issues

  Paraplegic resident Byron Chapman “is disappointed” in the city of Lincoln. After threatening to sue the city at the March 26 Lincoln City Council meeting, the ...

District and teachers reach agreement, 31 pink slips rescinded

    Thirty-one teachers’ pink slips were rescinded Monday during a special Western Placer Unified School District meeting. The school board approved an agreement ...

Board approves budget reductions for WPUSD employees

  Last Friday, April 12, notices went out to the teaching community. Some teachers’ pink slips were rescinded, while others learned they would lose their jobs by the e ...