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McClintock claims victory in 4th District race

Sen. Tom McClintock said the votes are in his favor to claim the 4th District Congressional seat. But Charlie Brown’s supporters say it’s not over until every vote is counted ...

McClintock, Brown claim votes add in their favor as count continues

Both candidates vying for the 4th Congressional District seat are claiming victory is in their reach in a race that officials have yet to call. Republican Tom McClintock’s spoke ...

Gun owner’s views reflect his personal agenda

Wally Rushkin’s letter, Your Views of Nov. 2, has interest beyond the election he was speaking to. It represents a poor example of the mentality of a gun advocate in this area. ...

Looking behind the scenes: Of sergeants and one stealth car at Auburn Police Department

Perusing the notebook while trying to figure out how to act surprised when councilwoman Bridget Powers tells us that local insurance guy Fred Vitas is her new planning commissioner ...

Election still too close to announce

A trickle of returns coming in from around the 4th Congressional District continues to provide marginal shifts in the vote difference between deadlocked opponents Charlie Brown and ...

Our View: Collaboration among groups, leaders can solve local problems

Placer County made its priorities clear in Tuesday’s election. We want elected officials who can work with others beyond their party lines and collaborate on the many issues af ...

Campaigns down to wire for Brown and McClintock

It’s stretch-run time for 4th District congressional candidates Charlie Brown and Tom McClintock. The closing of polls Tuesday will signal the end of a campaign that unofficiall ...

Brown has liberal values of Democratic Party

I have noted with interest a letter by a Republican who had initially claimed to support Charlie Brown because he was a conservative Democrat until some issue changed his mind. Th ...

Our View: Most effective candidate deserves District 4 seat

Whoever wins the Fourth Congressional District seat likely will find a misfiring economy, a misguided war and misspent federal money awaiting him in Washington next January. Democ ...

Tom McClintock has done little for war veterans

Re: Henson letter, Sept. 23, I am a decorated, honorably discharged Vietnam War veteran. I know something of the welcome you make reference to upon my return home to the United Sta ...