budget cuts

Police need more officers to battle heroin and other drugs

While heroin is becoming more prevalent in Lincoln, it is difficult to track the number of users. That’s according to Lincoln Police Chief Rex H. Marks.   “But t ...

Fire station No. 33 reopens to mixed reviews

      After six years of being closed due to city budget cuts, the fire station at 17 McBean Park Drive reopened January. Some residents say that’s a posit ...

Services for seniors to be cut

The federal government shutdown will pinch a local agency this month when Auburn-based Seniors First, which serves all of Placer County, will be forced to temporarily shut down all ...

Is the historic Carnegie Library going to reopen?

  Depending on who’s talking, the downtown Carnegie Library might reopen after a two-year hiatus this July. That’s if Lincoln City Council were to OK a library b ...

Thanks, city staff; I appreciate your efforts

Wow! A $1.27 million thank-you is in order to city of Lincoln staff. Employees usually don’t voluntarily reduce their income. And yet the city’s 175 city workers in six labor g ...

Twenty-four hours, 122 miles and no rest

Lincoln is a community willing to roll up its sleeves when the going gets tough and that?s what one local father did when he learned his daughter?s school might have to cut out cer ...