Budget

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District and teachers reach agreement, 31 pink slips rescinded

    Thirty-one teachers’ pink slips were rescinded Monday during a special Western Placer Unified School District meeting.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 Some teachers’ pink slips were rescinded, while others learned they would lose their jobs by the e ...

Placer supes investing in long-term budget strategy

  Placer County supervisors are now not only sitting down in the coming months to chart out a budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year starting in July. They’ll also be mapp ...

School board proactive in energy savings

  Just like other Lincoln organizations, the Western Placer Unified School District is juggling bills, working to keep debt to a minimum and, at the same time, maintaining it ...

Town hall meeting covers finances

The first in a series of meetings to educate the public on the city’s finances drew hard questions from Lincoln Hills residents. Tuesday’s town-hall meeting at the Orchard Cre ...

City manager discusses financial future with businesses

Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce representatives had plenty of hard questions Tuesday morning for City Manager Jim Estep. That’s after he told them Lincoln faces a daunting futu ...

Western Placer employees get raises

In a time when most school districts across the state are suffering financially, Western Placer Unified School District employees have something to smile about – raises. Teacher ...