city of lincoln

Taco Bell site work expected to begin this month

 Judging by the buzz on Facebook, Taco Bell returning to Lincoln is an exciting event anticipated by many residents.  When news broke last week about the Tex-Mex r ...

Medical-marijuana ban shouldn't be in effect

I agree wholeheartedly with your editorial last week regarding medical marijuana.   It is truly a shame that the city Planning Commission and the City Coun ...

Consultant discusses Lincoln’s water resources

Nearly everything you ever wanted to know about water was the topic of Lincoln city staff’s Oct. 22 “water master plan” workshop presented by city water consultan ...

Resident concerned about family members running for council office

I am very concerned about the ethics of the candidates who are running for this election for our city of Lincoln. The group I belong to had two possible violations of ethics to exp ...

Why update site now?

The city of Lincoln is currently conducting an election for two seats on the City Council and is also in the process of hiring a new city manager to conduct city business. During ...

Consequences of a moratorium

The petition to place a moratorium on building permits originates with good intentions but is not the appropriate tool in guaranteeing water for Lincoln from the Placer County Wate ...

Council demands new look at cleanup costs for old landfill

Lincoln City Council spent 90 minutes at Tuesday night’s council meeting sparring with city staff about what should be done to clean-up the old Virginiatown landfill. They di ...

It’s nice to learn more about your city

I’m back in school. Albeit quasi school. Since last Thursday, I’m signed up for nine monthly Thursday classes from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Those classes are part of t ...

Railroad rep talks in generalities about crude oil issue Tuesday

If residents at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting expected revelations about how Union Pacific Railroad might mitigate the negative impacts of shipping large quantities of ...

Council nixes mayor’s trip to China

After a lengthy discussion Tuesday night, four Lincoln City Council members decided not to support sending Lincoln Mayor Gabriel Hydrick or any other council representative on a tr ...