Lincoln

Police log

Make fictitious check/passing counterfeit – Was reported June 18 at an undisclosed location. Grand theft/embezzlement – Was reported June 20 at an undisclosed location. Grand ...

AmeriCorps keeps Lincoln resident on the move

Editor’s note: Jennifer Murphy is the daughter of Mike and Cindy Murphy, of Lincoln. Murphy is currently serving in AmeriCorps and is writing a series of articles documenting her ...

Fourth of July sparks record crowd, parade participation

Mild weekend weather and temporarily smoke-free skies drew thousands of people to Downtown Lincoln this Fourth of July. A cool breeze fluttered American flags and cut through warm ...

Report on WPUSD draws varied reactions

A report released June 27 by the Placer County grand jury, which was critical of Western Placer Unified, laid much of the blame for the school district’s financial woes on former ...

Ex-gang members redirect local youth

Two boys from different families spent their adolescence in Arizona. Their home lives were drastically different, yet each was drawn into gangs. Each would have been destroyed if ...

Lincoln resident elected to senior softball Hall of Fame

Lincoln resident Irv Schafer was recently elected to the Senior Softball Hall of Fame. Schafer earned this distinction by his stellar performance in major tournaments at the highes ...

Find shelter from heat at library

There’s some relief available for local residents having a hard time keeping their cool. Lincoln city officials have opened Twelve Bridges Library as a “cooling center” for ...

Three acres burn in Auburn Ravine

A blaze broke out in Auburn Ravine for the second time in a month Tuesday afternoon, burning roughly three acres. Firefighters from Cal Fire and the Lincoln, Rocklin, Roseville an ...

History repeats itself, over and over and over ...

If ignorance is bliss, why isn’t the world happier? Well, for one thing, it’s an election year. The primaries are like an amateur contest; it gives individuals with no talent a ...

Fire destroys garage, classic car

A fire at 1714 Meadow Lane in Lincoln on June 26 consumed a garage – including a 1965 Mustang – but firefighters were able to keep flames from spreading into the attached home. ...