Placer County

Rockholm responds to criticism over executive raises

District 1 Supervisor Rocky Rockholm told a group of about 75 supporters Wednesday that he has been wrongly criticized over his vote to hike the pay of several county executives. ...

Lincoln couple pleads not guilty to sex crimes

Lincoln residents Obed and Annie Duran each pleaded not guilty to charges of unlawful sex with a minor June 4 in court in Auburn. Obed Duran, 25, is accused of 14 counts of unlawf ...

Lincoln couple arrested for alleged sex crimes

A Lincoln couple was arrested Tuesday for unlawful sex with a minor, according to officials. Obed and Annie Duran, 25 and 21, were arrested at a home in Lincoln by the Placer Coun ...

Lincoln prepared for Swine Flu - if it hits

Although swine flu has not yet hit Placer County, that’s not stopping Lincoln residents from being prepared. The fastest-selling items in Lincoln Medical Supply are N95 masks, w ...

Lincoln schools prepare for swine flu

Health officials believe the swine flu epidemic is probably in Placer County. Confirmation by the State Department of Public Health of a probable case in the county came Monday af ...

Lincoln's unemployment tops 17 percent

The nation’s severe recession recently hit home as Lincoln’s unemployment rate reached 17.3 percent in January. That’s a jump from 14.9 percent recorded for December while ...