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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 ...

12-year-old sends U.S. president ideas, Obama writes back

Jakob Kincaid, 12, will be recognized when school begins in August for writing a letter. But it?s not just any letter. The Glen Edwards Middle School seventh-grader sent correspon ...

A long election season almost over

It has been a long four months of official local campaigning for the Nov. 2 election. Candidates have promoted their platforms at several area forums and debates. Letter-writers ...

Voter outreach program targets high school seniors in Placer County

High school senior students throughout the county are receiving visits from the Placer County Elections Division and the High School Voter Outreach Program. “In my experience, t ...

Wanted: Engaged citizens to run for local elections

If the upcoming general election was a help wanted ad, it might read something like this: “California, Placer County, city of Lincoln, school and special districts seek active, e ...

Why you should run for local office Who makes the decisions that have the biggest and most direct impact on the daily lives of Americans nationwide" George Bush" No – guess again. Arnold Schwarzenegger" Not even close. It’s not the federal government

Who makes the decisions that have the biggest and most direct impact on the daily lives of Americans nationwide? George Bush? No – guess again. Arnold Schwarzenegger? Not even cl ...