candidates

Who’s the best for the job?

Three (are) running for two City Council seats in Auburn, two incumbents and one Auburn “business” owner. This candidate has unique ideas, energy, executive marketing experienc ...

Six vying for three spots on Newcastle Fire Board

Six candidates are competing for three seats up for grabs this election on the Newcastle Fire Protection District Board of Directors.The three fire board incumbents include Chairpe ...

Money trail tough to follow

Mary Ann Frank wants us to check the backers of bills and candidates (“Check out who backs issues, candidates,” Reader Input, June 14). Oh, that we could!Since the U.S. ...

Another View: Why you should run for local office

Celebrated as the best example of democracy and cursed as the worst form of fragmented government, special districts, school districts and city councils are California’s most ...

Noon Hour Update: Primary election; Sierra College has new food and campaign fraud sentencing

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Tuesday editio ...

District 5 Placer supes candidates square off in Auburn

AUBURN CA - Regional sewer support at the Placer County level should remain strong, if any of the three District 5 Board of Supervisors candidates speaking Monday in Auburn are ele ...

Placer County CEO selection moves closer

AUBURN CA - The search for a new Placer County CEO is down to a shortlist of less than a dozen candidates. The county’s top managerial post has been vacant since February, after ...

Seventh grader not impressed

When candidates have little or no knowledge of the facts and issues of our country it seems obvious they’re running for office not for what they can do for our country, but for w ...

Bring back civility to our great country

I used to consider myself a Republican but not any longer. I also don’t consider myself a Democrat. I’m completely disappointed with both parties. But more importantly I’m di ...

Gaines, Allard, Campanale seen as early frontrunners in Assembly race

With seven Republicans and one Democrat in the running, the District 4 Assembly special election is turning into a horse race – with plenty of jockeying for position out of the s ...

Assembly race for Gaines’ old seat gets quickly crowded

The opening for the District 4 Assembly seat vacated by now-state Sen. Ted Gaines, R-Roseville, has resulted in a flurry of candidate activity. Seven candidates or prospective can ...

Study candidates, not TV commercials

The 2010 election will soon be over and perhaps we will have a couple of months without television commercials. Those who have gotten absentee ballots may have already voted, howev ...

Our View: Hanley, Powers and Snyder top choice for council

This November, Auburn residents will consider six city council candidates on the ballot, but there are three who stand out as the clear choice to serve our community for the next f ...

Forum to host candidate talks, breakfast

At an upcoming forum residents can have breakfast and listen to Auburn’s City Council candidates discuss the their ideas. The Eggs & Issues Breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. Oct ...

Who is running for ARD’s board?

The Auburn Area Recreation and Parks District board of directors’ race includes incumbents and new faces. Two district board member seats are up for election on Nov. 2 and four ...