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San Jose man arrested Aug. 12 for sex crimes involving Placer County minor

On Aug. 12, undercover Placer County Sheriff deputies arrested Greg Lesko of San Jose  for meeting up in Auburn with what Lesko thought was a 15-year-old girl. Instead, Lesko ...

Lincoln calendar, starting Aug. 23

Thursday, Aug. 23 Dare2BeFit workout group meets at 6 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Joiner Park, 1701 Nicholaus Road in Lincoln. Free for all levels. Participants bring mat and w ...

Ben's Barketplace specializes in canine, feline nutrition

Brad Romero, a retired California Highway Patrol (CHP) officer, has a passion for helping dogs, cats and their owners learn about proper nutritional health. Romero’s busines ...

City making a difference in homeless issue, says police chief

Lincoln Police Chief Doug Lee said Wednesday the city is making a difference in the local homeless population with a combined effort from his department, Placer County and a Rosevi ...

City Council approves new water rates

After dozens of meetings, a lawsuit and a multi-million dollar settlement during the course of the last year, the Lincoln City Council Tuesday night unanimously approved new water ...

Grading begins on Twelve Bridges specific plan area

Land is being prepared near the Twelve Bridges Drive and Joiner Parkway intersection for residential and commercial projects, according to a city of Lincoln senior planner. Steve ...

Lincoln children wrap up city's Summer Kids Kamp before school starts

More than 100 Lincoln children reveled in their last days of summer this week and took part in the last week of the Lincoln Parks and Recreation Department’s Summer Kids Kamp ...

Woman’s Club of Lincoln to hold annual home/garden tour fundraiser

For an inside look into five extraordinary historic and upscale contemporary homes, join visitors at a Sept. 29 home and garden tour fundraiser.  Proceeds from the Woman&rsqu ...

We might stump you with this week’s mystery item

Four readers, including one in far-away North Carolina, knew where last week’s mystery item was worn and by whom. If you know what this week’s item is, please send ans ...

Area crime-fiction writer to speak at library

When it comes to writing crime fiction, James L’Toile knows his material first-hand. With 30 years of experience in prisons across the county, L’Toile (pronounced La T ...

Let’s help reduce the homelessness problem in Placer County

When we describe Placer County to our out-of town family and friends, we talk about the scenery, the relatively-affordable cost of living, the good schools, recreational options ...

Law enforcement, fire unit teams stage training drills at William Jessup University

Law enforcement and fire department teams from multiple Placer County agencies staged a Rescue Task Force event Aug. 9 on the William Jessup University campus in Rocklin. About 50 ...

Cal Fire update, over 695k acres burned

  While air quality in the local region has slightly improved with cooling temperatures and an off shore breeze in many areas, multiple fires continue to rage throughout Cali ...

Lincoln calendar, starting Aug. 16

Thursday, Aug. 16  Dare2BeFit Workout Group meets 6 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Joiner Park, 1701 Nicholaus Road in Lincoln. Free for all levels. Participants to bring mat ...

‘Tinderbox’ Auburn tribal land wins slice of $2 million fire-safety grant

The United Auburn Indian Community bought a 501-acre parcel undeveloped Auburn about a decade ago, purchasing acreage known as Baltimore Ravine. The land is key piece of undevelop ...