Lincoln City Council

Ask affected residents what they think about medical-marijuana cultivation ban

Lincoln City Council members would show some compassion by undertaking a two-way conversation with the public about council’s Oct. 14 vote to ban medical marijuana cultiva ...

Council says final “nay” to pot ordinance

Ten protesters carrying signs promoting the right to grow pot for medicinal use picketed Tuesday night’s City Council meeting at the McBean Park Pavilion. A short distance a ...

Water signers are needed

After reading the letter written by Gabriel Hydrick in The Messenger, dated Sept. 25 (page A6), called “No need for moratorium,” I had to answer.  If Mayor Hydric ...

Measure A

Editor’s note: The Western Placer Unified School District has placed a $60 million local bond known as Measure A, or Proposition 39, on the Nov. 4 ballot. The measure require ...

Not enough water to go around:

Upset about city officials approving new housing developments during the drought while Lincoln residents are being asked to cut back on water usage, three residents decided to coll ...

Signs of trouble

Lincoln City Council’s dissatisfaction with Lincoln city staff’s most recent draft of the municipal sign ordinance could be summed up in two phrases: too many signs, to ...

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 ...

This week marks third anniversary of propane tanker fire

This week marks the third anniversary of the propane tanker fire in downtown Lincoln that captured the notice of national media. The incident began about noon on Tuesday, Aug. 23, ...

Lincoln mayor to visit China

Lincoln Mayor Gabriel Hydrick announced at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting that he will visit China with a group of foreign investors to help promote development opportu ...