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Texas firefighting team jets in to battle Lincoln rail-tanker blaze

Outside help – including a hotshot crew of tanker fire experts from Texas – was helping Lincoln deal Wednesday with a potentially catastrophic propane fire in a railway tank ca ...

Help out your library now

My love affair with the written word started at home with my mom reading to me but came to full flower at the local library. As a kid, I spent countless hours there. To this day, ...

Lincoln unveils lower-cost regional wastewater plan to Placer supes

The city of Lincoln has come up with fresh figures that lop off more than half the original cost for a regional wastewater treatment solution. The system, which would pipe untreate ...

Flu, cough vaccine clinics offered

Placer County Community Health, in collaboration with the California Department of Public Health and school districts in Placer County, is offering five, no-cost vaccination clinic ...

Farm, food conference set for Feb. 5

PlacerGROWN’s annual Food & Farm Conference will be held Saturday, Feb. 5, at Lincoln High School, 790 J St., in Lincoln. The conference will focus on marketing and agrotourism a ...

Dinner to benefit fire-damaged Glen Edwards School

Enjoy a Mexican dinner and provide support to Glen Edwards School in Lincoln, which was damaged during a recent fire. Doors open at 6 p.m., and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. F ...

Celebration set to call back the salmonCelebration set to call back the salmon

Save Auburn Ravine Salmon and Steelhead, known as SARSAS, will host a Calling Back the Salmon Celebration from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at McBean Park in Lincoln. Liv ...

Soap box derby entries open

Youngsters ages 8 to 17 can sign up for the South Placer Soap Box Derby to be held Oct. 22 to 24 at 2000 Omega Drive in Lincoln. Entry fee is $55; rent cars for as low as $50 for t ...

Rural Lincoln man, 67, facing 37 charges related to sex-with-children allegations

Charges filed in Placer County superior court show that 67-year-old Jimmie Steele is being prosecuted on allegations of a pattern of sexual abuse over a period of years involving t ...

Highway 193 crash traps injured driver

Suffering from major injuries to his legs, a Lincoln man was trapped inside his older-model Volkswagen Beetle after a crash Monday on Highway 193. The driver of the car – 47-yea ...