bob snyder

Placer County facing $3.25 million in special election costs this year

The price tag for elections is sky-high in Placer County in 2011. Estimates are that as many as four special elections could take place before the start of summer and cost the cou ...

Auburn’s calendar Bad Boys ordered to cover up

Auburn’s Bad Boys calendar crew is being given orders to cover up. The possibility of implied nudity in a comical calendar featuring some notable Auburn residents has been repla ...

Auburn “Bad Boys” calendar fundraiser aims for potentially risqué laughs

Auburn-area men are posing for a fund-raising calendar. And the mystery for now is how far will they go. The “Full Bounty of Placer County – The Bad Boys of Auburn” calenda ...

Short bike race, major planning effort underway in Auburn, for May 16 Amgen tour leg

The time is 1:03 p.m. The date is May 16. Traveling an average of 26 mph, the leaders in the Amgen Tour of California’s first leg from Nevada City to Sacramento pedal past thron ...

Media Life: Waybacks ready to take Auburn audience to musical extremes

Click on a YouTube video of The Waybacks performing all of Led Zeppelin’s classic second album and try to find the Gibson Les Paul crunchily meandering through some of Jimmy Page ...

North Auburn Airport, Boys & Girls Club look for right path

Airport compatibility questions were raised as plans to locate a new Boys And Girls Club center in North Auburn took a step forward Wednesday. The Placer County Airport Land Use C ...