Public Works

Storm rains 8 inches on Auburn but drought still on

The Auburn area experienced the first major rainstorm of the season over the weekend, with just over 8 inches falling from Thursday to Monday. Sunday represented the peak of a sto ...

‘Bad roads’ gets a ‘D’

  Gus Thomson’s article in the March 7 News Messenger (page 3, “County’s 13 miles of bad road are ‘ugly but safe’)  stated that Placer Coun ...

Dial-A-Ride goes to Roseville for trial

The city of Lincoln took a step in the right direction by reinstating Dial-A-Ride trips to the Galleria and Wal-Mart, said Lincoln resident Gail Spence. Spence has been an advocat ...

Dial-a-Ride workshop draws crowd

For an hour and a half Monday night, riders of Lincoln’s Dial-a-Ride gathered to help the city determine the needs for its future use. The workshop, which began at 6 p.m., was d ...

Dial-a-Ride plagued by cuts

Lincoln’s Dial-a-Ride service to the Roseville Galleria and Wal-Mart stopped without warning in February, according to Gail Spence, a Lincoln resident. Spence’s daughter, 45-y ...

Director of Public Works John Pedri retires

John Pedri, Lincoln’s public-works director, announced his retirement Friday afternoon, effective immediately in a press release issued by the city. Pedri was not available imme ...

Localized flooding continues, sandbags available this week

Localized flooding continues on some of Lincoln’s streets, and sandbags are being made available for residents as the rain continues to fall, said Jill Thompson, spokeswoman for ...