Politics

Ambitious Auburn loft plan has parking problem

An ambitious plan to build lofts on a historic Downtown Auburn property could be shelved because the project doesn’t have enough parking space to meet city requirements. Aub ...

With Reagan-family aplomb, ill GOP chair steps down

Placer County GOP chief Dennis Revell has resigned as he fights a battle with a medical condition — Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia — that has resulted in major surgery sc ...

Decision 2018; winners and losers

Republicans won big in Placer County. However, the rest of California made the decision on who would be elected governor and who would continue on the U.S. Senate. On Election Nigh ...

Placer supes affordable housing fee discussion bumped to spring

It will be well into the new year before Placer County supervisors take another look at establishing a $5.95 per-square-foot fee for smaller western Placer County subdivision devel ...

McClintock defeats Morse; looks to continue in office for another 2 years

UPDATED NOV. 8 AT 1 P.M.  Rep. Tom McClintock, representing California’s 4th Congressional District, will continue for another two years as the longtime R ...

Election results: Auburn City Council, Placer Bond Measure, Parks Board

Auburn has elected a new City Council member and a $42 million Placer High School bond measure is on its way to voter approval. Attorney Sandra Amara finished second in a field of ...

Clark-Crets elected as new Loomis council member

Loomis Town Council has a new face. Jan Clark-Crets captured more than 30 percent of the total vote with 942 votes. Jeff Duncan won a tightly-contested  race to retain his s ...

Decision 2018

South Placer City council races are off and frontrunners have been determined although it’s early to determine winners. These are initial results, as of 9:03 p.m., fro ...

Plan calls for Auburn’s county jail to shrink

With several question marks looming on the state corrections horizon, Placer County is hedging its bets on the number of jail beds it will keep open at its North Auburn facility. ...

Councilman questions Caltrans’ Auburn roundabout plan

Outspoken City Councilman Bill Kirby’s thoughts on Caltrans’ roundabout proposal for a key Auburn intersection were aired in open session and then caught more candidly ...

On The Issues: Auburn parks candidate Ferris answers key questions

The November election gives Auburn residents the opportunity to choose two of five positions on the Auburn Recreation District board. And the Journal is asking questions on key is ...

On The Issues: Auburn parks candidate Ferris answers key questions

The November election gives Auburn residents the opportunity to choose two of five positions on the Auburn Recreation District board. And the Journal is asking questions on key is ...

On The Issues: Auburn parks candidate Holbrook answers key questions

The November election gives Auburn residents the opportunity to choose two of five positions on the Auburn Recreation District board. And the Journal is asking questions on key is ...

Placer supes to consider affordable housing fee

Supervisors will be considering establishing a $5.95 per-square-foot fee Tuesday that western Placer County subdivision developers would be required to pay if they don’t buil ...