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My apologies to Friends of the Lincoln Library president Karen Jarrell. At last week’s City Council meeting, Jarrell said this Saturday marks the fifth anniversary of the Twelve ...

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Lincoln is a nice town with a lot of positives. We’re close enough to the Sacramento region yet we retain our own rural-like identity. Neighborhoods are inviting throughout Linco ...

Make time to attend City Council candidate forums

It’s easy for Lincoln residents to be involved in local government. Anyone, who has a question or a suggestion about city operations shouldn’t be shy. While it’s harder to a ...

City to save $1.27 million this year

Contracts for five of the city’s six labor groups were approved by City Council Tuesday night, with Councilman Gabriel Hydrick the lone councilmember to vote no. Council voted fo ...

School board trustees opt for reelection

Two candidates have thrown their hats into the ring for this year’s Western Placer Unified School District board of trustees election. Paul Carras and Paul Long, who both curre ...

So far, one councilman has filed for candidacy

Editor’s note: This is part one of a two-part series. Next week’s article looks at which newcomers have filed papers so far and the process involved. Monday marked the ...

Council, for now, waives temporary signage fees

The waiving of temporary sign fees and a desire to relocate the Placer County Fairgrounds and All-American Speedway to Lincoln were discussed during Tuesday night?s brief City Coun ...

Special session weighs public safety contracting options

An ?apples to apples? comparison for in-house versus contracted-out public safety services is being sought by the city after Monday?s 5 ?-hour special Lincoln City Council meeting. ...

" ... that my child may have peace!"

One of Lincoln?s great intellectuals and steadfast commentators, Dave Gordon, placed a very good and important question before the City Council on June 26. Gordon asked that the c ...

Cost to leave CalPERS "astounding," city manager says

Leaving the California Public Employees? Retirement System could mean a price tag of between $60 and $80 million for the city. In fiscal year 2011-12, the city contributed $1.9 mil ...

Nader's "bold leadership" call empty rhetoric

Stan Nader?s opinion piece (page A5, May 31 News Messenger, ?Bold leadership required?) concludes by saying, ?Only through economic growth can we get back the quality of life that ...

Whiskers and wine take center stage at Feline Rescue fundraiser

On Saturday, June 16, FieldHaven Feline Rescue will present its fourth annual Classics, Cats and Cabernet fundraiser from 2 to 7 p.m. at 2754 Ironwood Lane. Tickets are $45 per per ...

To begin with, bold leadership requires truth

In response to the column by Stan Nader and Mike Miller (May 31 News Messenger, page A5, ?Bold leadership required?), I am very disturbed by the lack of factual basis for their sto ...

City leadership requires bold leadership

The role of any city leader, councilman or senior staff, can best be described as exercising good judgment in managing the affairs of the city. Good judgment can best be measured b ...

City auditor has good news

Cost cutting by the city has led to the city?s ability to continue financially for the next year, according to the city of Lincoln ?s auditor. Ingrid Sheipline, a certified publi ...