Explore Lincoln

In 1859, development of the railroad system pushed development in this area, which later became known as a town. The town is named after Colonel Charles “Lincoln” Wilson. A lot of its buildings date back to 1860. Today, with a population of 45,902, Lincoln features award-winning wineries, beautiful golf courses, biking trails, a Las Vegas-style casino in Thunder Valley Casino and Resort and a history-filled downtown.

Things To Do In Lincoln

Creekside Preserve in Lincoln brings bigger to life

Creekside Preserve in Lincoln is all about bigger living. The well-designed floor plans leave residents with a tangible impression that ..

4 new-home upgrades you shouldn’t pass up on

New-home buyers can easily go over budget when selecting optional builder upgrades and features. With so many options, homebuyers are ..

Considering a newly built home as your first home? Here are some tips

No one quite saw it coming. Once the pandemic took hold, constraining business and prompting shelter-in-place orders, the economic outlook ..

Reasons to buy a newly built home

Buying a newly constructed home may not have been something you considered given the perceived costs. Some future homebuyers dismiss ..

What you should know about financing a newly constructed home

Honesty is a first good step in buying a newly built home. Builders will work with applicants who disclose they ..

Picturesque community in Lincoln caters to family living

Ranging in size from 2,082 to nearly 4,000 square feet, The Avenue at Lakeside is what family friendly living is ..

5 ways to care for your newly constructed home

A newly constructed home may have a new house smell, with everything in working order, no chipped paint or squeaky ..

Should you get a home inspection on a newly built home?

With the increased availability of newly constructed homes, many homebuyers are flocking to buy and asking, “is a home inspection ..

Why title insurance is necessary on newly built homes

The twists and turns of buying a new home can be dizzying, but it’s important to understand some steps are ..

Buying a new home? Here are some tips for customization

Purchasing a newly constructed home has its advantages, especially when it comes to designing and selecting customization options that fit ..

The closing process for newly constructed homes

What’s the closing process like when going new? Buying a newly constructed home is an experience of a lifetime and ..

Say ‘no’ to capital improvement costs with a newly constructed home

To buy new or not to buy new may be the big question on your mind. Clearly, there are some ..

Things to do before moving into your newly built home

Preparing to move into you newly built home can be nerve-racking and exciting all at the same time. As the ..

Sacramento State Placer Center receives large land donation

Sacramento State Placer Center received a large plot of land from entrepreneur and philanthropist Eli Broad and his company. The ..

Best juice bars in Placer County

It wasn’t too long ago that juice bars were largely limited to gyms and enjoyed by health professionals, but there’s ..

Placer County awarded $750,000 grant to support residents with dementia

The communities of Placer County are receiving a big assist from the California Department of Public Health for dementia-friendly services. ..

The best places to buy camping gear in Placer County

Residents of Placer County have it made. Where else can you gather the family for a short drive and explore ..

Placer County holds ‘blitz’ event for Veterans

In Placer County, community matters. Not only is the county a destination for visitors, but it’s also one for residents, ..

Placer County’s unemployment rate among best in area

The U.S. economy has been performing in high gear for years, especially when it comes to its unemployment numbers. Placer ..

‘Olivia’ and ‘Lucas’ among Placer County’s most popular baby names

Placer County released its list of most popular baby names. Lucas, Jacob, Olivia and Penelope are all among the top ..

Best driving ranges in Placer County

Whether you want to improve your long game, or just have a little fun, a driving range can be the ..

Best bowling alleys in Placer County

For a great outing with the family, there’s nothing quite like a fun night of bowling. You can team up ..

Five of the best cycling shops in Placer County

In Placer County, adventure is just right outside your doorstep. If you and your family enjoy the great outdoors and ..

Placer County community comes together to offer free tax advice to families

Placer County is once again showing how much it cares. The Income Tax Assistance Program is currently looking for volunteers ..

5 best steakhouses in Placer County

Whether you like it well-done, rare, or somewhere in the middle, you don’t have to go far in Placer County ..

5 ways to celebrate 2020 in Placer County

New Year’s is just around the corner. So why not make it the party of the decade? If you spend ..

Places to visit Santa in Placer County

Tis the season for joy, family and giving. The best time of the year and magic of this holiday season ..

New residential, entertainment, commercial development on its way to Lincoln/Rocklin area

More than 5,500 new homes could be on their way to the Lincoln/Rocklin area. Plans for a new development known ..

Agriculture industry in Placer County is thriving

Farmers and other agriculture business throughout Placer County are flourishing thanks to ideal weather conditions and a high demand for ..

Placer County receives two big kudos for innovative eServices program

A Placer County eServices program won two high-profile awards for its innovation and ability to connect and engage citizens. The ..

Lane addition at Highway 65 and Interstate 80 is complete

From beep, beep, to zoom, zoom. Placer County residents are rejoicing the addition of a third lane on Highway 65 ..

The best Thai food in Placer County

The perfect Thai dish is a balanced one. If you’re a fan of sweet, salty, spicy and sour, you probably ..

New ‘La Quinta’ hotel planned for Twelve Bridges in Lincoln

The City of Lincoln is considering plans for a proposed La Quinta Inns & Suites on Colonnade Drive and the ..

4 of the best Italian restaurants in Placer County

Pizza. Pasta. Tiramisu. These popular Italian delicacies and dishes are traced back generations. And around the world, these traditional eats ..

Housing inventory up across many Placer County cities

Several cities across Placer County have seen an uptick in housing inventory over the last month. Below is a breakdown ..

Placer County has lowest unemployment rate in Sacramento area

Placer County continues to have some of the lowest levels of unemployment in the state of California. As of May, ..

Lincoln sees nearly 15 percent increase in home inventory

Looking to purchase real estate in the Placer County area? Lincoln might be a good place to consider as it ..

Museums across Placer County offering free admission days over summer

Looking for something to do on the weekends this summer in Placer County? The museums have you covered! That is ..

Lincoln Annual Spring Cleanup day coming

In need of a good spring cleaning? If so, that probably means you have a lot of trash and old ..

4 pool safety tips parents should know as weather heats up

The temperatures across Placer County are warming up, and pools across the region will certainly be filled with people of ..

Lincoln, Rocklin ranked in top 20 safest cities in California

Lincoln and Rocklin have officially been named two of the safest places to live in California. In fact, the two ..

The cheapest gas in each city in Placer County

Let’s face it, there isn’t always enough time in the day to get everything done. Putting gas in your vehicle ..

Cycling shop that serves beer and wine opens in Lincoln

All the cyclists in the Placer County may have a new hangout spot in Lincoln. Raceday Cycle & Multisport, which ..

Placer County decides to preserve almost 300 acres of open land west of Lincoln

Placer County is home to a variety of beautiful landscapes, from the valley to the mountains. The Placer County Board ..

Placer County libraries getting technology update

Libraries across Placer County are getting a technology upgrade. The catalog systems are being streamlined to boost the experience for ..

Placer County residents will have access to free help with taxes

Tax season is right around the corner, and if you are a Placer County resident who may need help filing ..

Lincoln real estate market remains strong

Coming out of the holiday season, Lincoln remains one of the stronger real estate markets in Placer County. While areas ..

Blaze Pizza looking to open location in Lincoln

The up-and-coming pizza restaurant Blaze Pizza is planning a new location in Lincoln. The pizza chain, which now has around ..

Home sales increase in Lincoln, Granite Bay and Roseville

Traditionally, the holiday season has been a slow time for real estate transactions, but sales are up in Roseville, Granite ..

New brewery, Old Town Pizza renovation could be on its way to Lincoln

Lincoln’s downtown district could be adding a new look. Local favorite Old Town Pizza is eyeing a move from 436 ..

Places to visit Santa in Placer County

The holiday season has arrived! The kids are surely going to want to meet Santa and let him know what ..

Things to do in Placer County over the Thanksgiving holiday

Thanksgiving is all about getting together with family and friends and enjoying a good meal together. There are other things ..

4 good places to trick or treat in Placer County

Placer County is a great area for many family activities and Halloween is a prime example. With so many safe ..

New home sales in Placer County setting records

There were 108 new homes sold in August in Placer County. That number, as reported by the Auburn Journal, is ..

Lincoln real estate market remains strong

Lincoln remains one of the strongest real estate markets in Placer County. The number of homes for sale (205) is ..

Four family-friendly Halloween events in Placer County

Placer County is a great place to be as the holiday season begins. There are a variety of family-friendly events ..

Placer County pizzeria named one of the best pizza places in the country

A Placer County restaurant has been named one of the best pizzerias in the country. Old Town Pizza, which has ..

Progress update on I-80/Highway 65 expansion project

Progress is continuing at the construction site at the Interstate 80/Highway 65 interchange, where efforts to add a third lane ..

Six ways to prepare your home for the colder months

The colder months are just around the corner in Placer County. That means the holiday season is upon us, but ..

Lincoln sees increase in home inventory

Last month, we reported that Lincoln had a 35 percent increase in the number of homes sold. Lincoln’s real estate ..

Lincoln sees 35 percent increase in number of homes sold

Homes are selling well in Lincoln, which saw a 35 percent increase in the number of single-family homes sold over ..

5 movies that were filmed in Placer County

Some may not realize it, but there have been around 50 movies filmed in Placer County. With the variety of ..

Employment rate in Placer County continues to outpace California, national rates

The rate of employment in Placer County continues to outpace that of California and the U.S. as a whole. Placer ..

Top 7 Farmers Markets in Placer County

Placer County is home to some of the best agriculture in the country. That is why there are several great ..

Placer County makes it easier for homeowners to add a secondary dwelling unit

If you have a friend or family member in need of a place to live and they just can’t seem ..

Details on the construction taking place on Highway 65 and I-80

You have probably driven by the barriers and seen the three cranes standing tall at the Interstate 80/Highway 65 interchange. ..

The top 10 Placer County 4th of July events

Placer County is a great place to celebrate our nation’s independence! Families have a lot of options when it comes ..

What to consider when buying new windows for your home

One of the most beneficial improvements you can make to your home both in terms of curb appeal and energy ..

5 tips to cool down your house this summer in Placer County

It is that time of the year again – triple digits are in the forecast for Placer County. Now is ..

Hidden Falls Regional Park might double trail length, add parking

Hidden Falls Regional Park, one of Placer County’s most popular recreational destinations, could be in store for a major expansion. ..

Report: Programs helping to reduce the number of homeless people in Placer County

Efforts by Placer County’s Health and Human Services Department have resulted in an overall decrease in the number of homeless ..

Community Easter egg hunts happening throughout Placer County

Easter weekend is here and if you are looking to take your kids on an adventure, there are some local ..

Placer County ranked as the best county in California for quality of life

Placer County is one the best counties in California to live in terms of quality of life, according to the ..

Numbers of homes for sale in Lincoln soars by 20 percent

The number of single-family homes for sale in Lincoln increased by nearly 20 percent in the last month. Specifically, there ..

Placer County Strawberry Festival to take place on Mother’s Day

If you are a fan of juicy, red strawberries then you aren’t going to want to miss the Berryfest Strawberry ..

Sacramento State satellite campus could be coming to Placer County

A satellite campus for California State University, Sacramento may be coming to Placer County. A proposed 300-acre plot of land ..

Number of homes for sale in Lincoln on the rise

The number of single-family homes for sale in Lincoln increased by 6 percent in the last month. Specifically, there are ..

New book details the history of Placer County railroads

Placer County has a rich history with roots stemming back to the Gold Rush and the Transcontinental Railroad. A new ..

Squaw Valley Park now open all winter for families to play in the snow

If you are looking to take your family to the snow this winter in Placer County, then Squaw Valley Park ..

Sprouts Farmers Market planned for Lincoln in 2018

A Sprouts Farmers Market may be coming to Lincoln in 2018. Sprouts, a growing grocery chain with 108 stores in ..

New Placer County energy service provider to offer lower rates than PG&E in 2018

A new energy provider led by Placer County will be offering an alternative to PG&E for services in 2018. Pioneer ..

Interstate 80/Highway 65 interchange expansion set to begin

The heavily used Interstate 80/Highway 65 interchange is about to kick off the first phase of expansion improvements thanks to ..

More than 15 Placer County wineries participating in ‘Holiday in the Hills’ wine trail tour

Placer County is home to some of the best wineries in California. In addition to the great taste of the ..

5 things families can do in Placer County over Thanksgiving weekend

After the Thanksgiving festivities are over, families will want to find other ways to enjoy time together over the holiday ..

Veterans Day events happening in Placer County

Placer County is the home to a large Veteran population and our team at iHeartPlacer is very thankful for their ..

Proposed development could bring new schools, thousands of homes to Lincoln

A proposed 4,787-acre development could bring thousands of new homes, new commercial/office property and five new schools to Lincoln. The ..

Lincoln sees uptick in number of single-family homes for sale

The number of single-family homes for sale in Lincoln increased by 7 percent this month. There are currently 168 homes ..

The best pumpkin patches in Placer County

While your candy corn, fun-sized Snickers and fake spider webs are all good to go, don’t forget the pumpkins and ..

4 things to think about when buying a bank-owned home

Bank-owned homes may be enticing for some buyers. While the number of bank-owned properties has decreased in recent years, there ..

7 tips to boost your home’s curb appeal

The little things add up — especially when you’re ready to sell your home. A well-maintained exterior, or its curb ..

How to buy a home the right way – Don’t do it backwards!

Buying a home is unlike any experience a family will undertake. Hopefully, there are more highs than lows throughout the ..

Property tax exemptions to be aware of in Placer County

Purchasing a home is an exciting time in someone’s life, especially if it is happening in an area like Placer ..

iHeartPlacer’s efforts to help families relocate to Placer County featured in Press Tribune

Our ongoing efforts to help families relocate from the Bay Area to Placer County were recently featured in an article ..

How to navigate Placer County property taxes

Buying a home is a complex financial transaction that requires multiple parties to execute and covers a range of costs, ..

PG&E’s Budget Billing program can save you money during summer heat

Here’s a great cost-savings program that Placer County families can take advantage of during these summer months when the air ..

Lincoln community group planning fundraiser for McBean Stadium upgrades

The Friends of McBean Park in Lincoln are planning an aggressive fundraising campaign with the goal of raising up to ..

Tips for keeping your house cool in the summer heat

The Northern California Summer is officially here, and in Placer County all you need to do is step outside for ..

Your complete 4th of July Placer County Events Guide

We have rounded up some family 4th of July events across beautiful Placer County for you! From the spectacular fireworks ..

Know about Placer County listings BEFORE they hit the market

Judging by the housing market so far this year, the rest of summer will continue to sizzle. The market has ..

The 5 best restaurants in Lincoln

Lincoln may be known for its charming downtown and Thunder Valley casino, but don’t forget the food options. Here are ..

Solar energy is affordable and accessible in Placer County

Living in beautiful Northern California offers residents a wide range of benefits: amazing weather, a centralized location near the Bay ..

Median price for homes in Placer County reaches $460,000

The median price for a home in Placer County rose once again in April to $460,000, according to data compiled ..

The 5 wineries you must visit in Placer County

Wine grapes were first introduced in Placer County in 1848, coinciding with the year James Marshall discovered gold. In the ..

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