Northern California

Local players help NorCal 18U team capture nationals

A group of athletes coming from a widespread area may have helped change the fortunes of Northern California softball. The NorCal Firecrackers 18-Under softball team calls Elk Gro ...

Potters close out first season and working on next

The lights are out at McBean Stadium, but the midnight oil is still burning in the Lincoln Potters’ front office in preparation for the 2018 season. Owners, managers, coache ...

State Water Resources Control Board renders actions Lincoln has taken over the last 20 years moot - Part two

I enjoy our tree-lined streets and parks with playing fields of real turf. If Gov. Brown has his way by implementing these conservation targets, trees and playing fields will be a ...

Placer County providing sand and sandbags to help residents prepare for heavy rainfall

Placer County officials are making available free sand and sandbags to help residents in unincorporated areas prepare for a storm system that is expected to bring heavy rainfall ...

Federal, state government not privy to what hazardous materials on trains

What hazardous materials pass through downtown Lincoln, Lincoln Crossing and Twelve Bridges every week? That’s the million-dollar question. Three years ago, The News Messen ...

Whitney Oaks to host PGA Nor-Cal Open

Whitney Oaks Golf Club has been selected to host the 86th annual Northern California Open Championship Sept. 9-11. A pro-am event will be held Sept. 8. Local Lincoln golfer Pasqua ...