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Placer County finalizes election results

The Placer County Elections Office has officially finalized the numbers from the Nov. 4 elections leaving a newcomer candidate in one of the three open seats on the Auburn City Cou ...

Two candidates nearly tied for Auburn council seat

For two candidates running for Auburn City Council, the race was still too close to call Wednesday evening for either to claim victory or defeat. Daniel Berlant, a newcomer hopefu ...

Auburn council race too close to call

With early votes trickling in, candidates for Auburn City Council gathered with supporters to track their respective rise to elected office Tuesday night. Energy and optimism were ...

Auburn woos 100K Ultra Race of Champions away from Colorado

Auburn-area trails will play host in September to the Ultra Race of Champions, with $5,000 on the line for top male and female 100K finishers. The four-year-old endurance run has ...

Reader input: Powers, Spokely for City Council

Ensuring a high quality of life, prosperity and a well-run municipal government can only be achieved if our future City Council members are wise, have an abundance of energy, belie ...

Reader Input: Grateful for strong choices

It’s a difficult decision to make, running for a political office. You have to give up your life for a few weeks/months while you campaign. You need to raise money to get you ...

Another View: Leadership needn’t come from chamber

Daniel Berlant, the Cal Fire spokesman and 30-year-old candidate for the Auburn City Council, is facing a total of four challengers this fall: three competing contenders plus the A ...

Placer County Republican Party forges Nov. 4 election slate

LOOMIS – A Placer County Republican Party endorsing convention gave GOP support Saturday to a slate of candidates in local-government elections Nov. 4. The list includes cit ...

Residents weigh in on council race

Economic development is the topic on the mind of many Auburn residents as City Council candidates build their platforms for November’s elections. With the closing of the can ...

Another View: Sometimes, the only thing to say is ‘C’mon, man’

This week’s column is my personal riff on ESPN’s regular segment during football season in which a panel of commentators and former jocks rip on incompetent plays execu ...