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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 ...

Higher profile, higher stakes for Placer Water election

AUBURN CA - The election for Placer County Water Agency’s far-flung eastern district seat is a three-candidate race that is gaining a higher profile and playing with higher stake ...

Our View: Kirby, Nesbitt have earned council terms

Watch a video (attached) of what Auburn city council candidates say what they think Auburn residents need the most and how they plan to address it. When it comes to Auburn’s ...

Make way for cyber shrapnel

I am 65, retired, and have voted in every election since I was legally qualified to vote for a candidate that I felt deserved to be elected. With the onset of political debates on ...

Auburn City Council candidates to take part in ‘Eggs and Issues’ forum

The Auburn Chamber of Commerce is hosting a breakfast forum on Oct. 4 featuring the three City Council candidates running for two spots in the Nov. 6 election. “Eggs and Issues, ...

All candidates elected to Auburn Union School District Board

It's official-the race is over and election day hasn't even started yet. Woody Hoffmann, Sandra Margaret Scott and Debbie Goodrich are the new members of the Auburn Union School D ...

Longtime city clerk challenged in November race

A longtime incumbent in the position of Auburn city clerk has some competition coming up in the Nov. 6 electon. If reelected, Joseph Labrie will have been Auburn's city clerk for t ...

Three incumbents, one newcomer in Auburn Recreation District election race

AUBURN CA - Three familiar faces to voters and a political newcomer are vying for a trio of seats on the Auburn Recreation District board. The parks and recreation district covers ...