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$22K in grants awarded at Lincoln City Council meeting

Lincoln City Council chambers were uncharacteristically filled with excited chatter Tuesday night, as members from various nonprofit organizations and community organizations fille ...

Year’s first council session brings new city manager

The year’s first Lincoln City Council meeting Tuesday introduced new faces and a new seating arrangement to the Chamber floors. Newly-elected council members Alyssa Silhi and ...

Show respect to City Council and city manager

First, I want to say as a citizen of Lincoln, I am offended by the lack of respect shown to the City Council and city manger at the council meetings. Expressing views can be done w ...

City Council has obligation to achieve housing for lower-income residents

I am concerned that the mayor and most of the City Council seem to be sidestepping the issue of affordable housing (July 13 Lincoln News Messenger, front page, “Downtown faca ...

City manager and some councilmen don't agree with grand jury's criticism

A recent report by the Placer County Grand Jury criticized how the Lincoln city manager and City Council kept mum about the departure of former Police Chief Rex Marks a year ago. B ...

Lincoln Hills council members bring equity of experience

It seems to me that your newspaper is not headlining on the front page that which is important to Lincoln as we move forward.  You make a big splash on the front page of Mr. S ...

Just in From Jeeves

Jeeves is happy. He’s happy that the elections are over. Alas, his elation was short-lived. Jeeves read Carol Feineman’s Nov. 17 editorial (Lincoln News Messenger, p ...

Vote for council members who are transparent

In reading the letters to the editor in the Oct. 13 Messenger, I saw letters recommending who to vote for in the Lincoln City Council election.   I would like to take a diff ...

Resident doesn’t like seeing former Mimi’s being torn down

Recently, I've had the opportunity to drive past the site of the former Mimi's restaurant and saw that the building has been razed. Does Lincoln really need another burger ...

Why aren’t City Councilmen demanding information on police chief?

I have read that some of our City Councilmen have stated that they are for an “open” government. It would be very easy for them to have the city manager release all of ...

Welcome back, Spencer Short, as Lincoln’s mayor

Spencer Short, who started his fourth term as Lincoln mayor Dec. 8, has spent about three-fourths of his life at Lincoln City Council meetings. The mayor is 41. My math is righ ...

Special meeting on pipeline project turns contentious

A special Lincoln City Council meeting held Monday morning turned contentious over changes to an agreement between the city and Placer County. A resolution allowing Lincoln City M ...

Lincoln City Council takes second look at Sorrento project

A proposal to change a housing project from 116 homes to 39 will be back before the Lincoln City Council this Tuesday night. Approval of Sorrento Village 10, a subdivision propose ...

Keep Art League of Lincoln at home

       Thanks to the City Council for maintaining the Art League of Lincoln in its home at 580 6th St.  The contributions to the community of Lincoln ...

Site for Lincoln Taco Bell still undecided

Whether Taco Bell is coming to town is still unknown, according to both Lincoln city officials and Taco Bell corporate representatives. The News Messenger receives several request ...