election

Charlie Brown concedes

Democratic Party candidate Charlie Brown conceded defeat Wednesday in a close 4th congressional district election. The final vote count shows Brown lost to state Sen. Tom McClinto ...

ARD board candidate places emphasis on maintaining facilities

Wayne Lyndon holds the distinction of attending more meetings than any other non-incumbent Auburn Recreation District candidate currently running for one of three open chairs on th ...

Ferris cites experience in bid for Auburn Recreation District board

Jim Ferris is stressing his community involvement, corporate CEO experience and marketing skills as qualifications to become one of the next Auburn Recreation District board member ...

4th District foes target long-standing issues

It’s deja vu time with a twist of the political knife in the race to succeed John Doolittle as congressman. Fourth District congressional candidates Charlie Brown and Tom McClint ...

School board should be more accessible, candidate says

Mike Stafford says the Placer Union High School District can do better. Stafford has been involved as a parent with area schools since the 1980s. He and wife Chris have three chi ...

Immigration, money, energy and war: District 4 congressional candidate McClintock speaks in Auburn

Touching on state as well as federal issues, Republican Tom McClintock gave Auburn Rotary a glimpse Tuesday into the mechanics of a campaign that pits the veteran legislator agains ...

School board candidate is Scouting enthusiast

Steve Weaver is an Eagle Scout for life. “The Scout Law is really the code by which I lead my life,” he said. Same goes for all the Scouting values Weaver absorbed as a you ...

Looking Behind the Scenes: Local political races fascinate like the nationals

Re-loading the notebook while wondering which large country Russia will take on next ... Not that we don’t have our own battles closer to home, something we go through every Nov ...

Candidate filing period extended for some Placer County races

Looking to get your name on the November ballot? There’s still a chance for those interested in running for one of more than 90 short- and full-term Placer County offices in whi ...

Each vote cost Doug Ose approximately $300

Doug “Cabaña Boy” Ose spent about $4 million on his futile attempt to return to congress. Based upon the number of votes he received, each vote cost about $300. During the cam ...