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Alpine on top in Placer Water’s District 5 election

AUBURN CA - District 5 voters have given Colfax City Councilman Joshua Alpine the nod over former Auburn Mayor Cheryl Maki in a closely contested Placer County Water Agency electio ...

Kirby leading, Nesbitt, Moffat too close to call in Auburn Council race

With 100 percent of the precincts reporting, incumbent Dr. Bill Kirby and challenger Gary Moffat are in line for the two available Auburn City Council seats. Kirby had the most vo ...

Maki, Alpine in Placer Water District 5 election nail biter

AUBURN CA - Candidates Cheryl Maki and Joshua Alpine were leading late Tuesday in a close race for the District 5 seat on the Placer County Water Agency board. Early returns showe ...

Signs point to high voter turnout

Election Day is here and the ballots are flying in. With a record number of vote-by-mail ballots in Placer County this election, the voting process has already begun. This year th ...

Reader Input: McDonald looks to greater good

Lynn McDonald deserves your vote in the upcoming Placer Union High School District Board of Trustees election. During the 10 years I served as superintendent of the district, Lynn ...

Redistricting creates ‘fog’ for voters

For the first time, Auburn area residents will cast votes for more than one congressional district, causing some confusion among voters who may be casting a ballot different from o ...

Sierra: No funds used to bring senator to campus

Sierra College officials and the president of the political science club that recently hosted a political awareness event on campus are maintaining that no taxpayer dollars were us ...

First-time Placer County voters ready for election

Ashley Brown is bubbling over with excitement for her first chance to vote in the upcoming election. The 21-year-old Sierra College student missed the chance to vote in the 2008 el ...

Moffat blazing fundraising trail with $13,615 in early reports

Local small-business owner Gary Moffat has a large lead in fundraising over incumbents Dr. Bill Kirby and Keith Nesbitt in his bid for one of two open seats on the Auburn City Coun ...

Trio of candidates seeks votes for Pleasant Ridge Union School District school board election

The race is on for the Pleasant Ridge Union School District Board of Trustees. Pleasant Ridge Union School District has a five member board which represents the communities of Aubu ...