election

Three candidates vie for two Auburn council seats

Voters will have their pick of three candidates for two open seats on the Auburn City Council on the upcoming November 6 ballot. Incumbents Dr. Bill Kirby and Keith Nesbitt are bot ...

Election-themed scam warning from Better Business Bureau

AUBURN CA - Election season is moving into high gear and so are election-related scams, according to the Better Business Bureau. While the Placer County Sheriff’s Office hasn’t ...

Placer water election heating up as final candidate deadline ends

AUBURN CA - The roster of local-election candidates in the Auburn area will be completed Wednesday – the deadline prospective office holders are under to file for posts where inc ...

Another disputed election possible

The last thing our polarized country needs is another disputed presidential election, especially with the gang of conservative Supreme Court justices still in charge of deciding wh ...

Incumbents Montgomery, Holmes, Uhler leading in Placer supes races

AUBURN CA - All three of Placer County?s standing supervisors up for election were on their way to victory Tuesday night, early vote totals indicated. Election returns posted by 1 ...

Donors turn off funding tap in advance of Placer County supes election

AUBURN CA - Voters will be going to the polls Tuesday in three Placer County Board of Supervisors races. But Election Day in Placer County for a $30,000-a-year post that provides ...

Montgomery takes strong lead in District 5 Placer supes funding race

AUBURN CA - The big question in the District 5 Placer County Board of Supervisors election is whether incumbent Jennifer Montgomery has garnered the political clout and voter suppo ...

Noon Hour Update: Auburn Home Show; talking Amgen Tour; time to mail in the ballots and Media Life

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 Friday edition ...

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 ...

Gaines allowed to use "small business owner" designation

A Sacramento County Superior Court judge ruled today that current 4th District Assemblywoman Beth Gaines (R-Roseville) can use the designation "small business owner" on the ballot ...

Are we better off after all?

Who knows how the election will go — who will win the white house? My feeling is that the current guy will get elected and it will be too late to ask ourselves are we better off. ...

Holbrook rules out bid to unseat Placer County Supervisor Holmes

AUBURN CA - Auburn Recreation District board member Scott Holbrook has decided against a run to unseat Placer County Supervisor Jim Holmes in the 3rd District election June 5. But ...

Auburn Recreation District director mulling a District 3 Placer County supes challenge

AUBURN CA - New Placer County Board of Supervisors boundaries could result in a challenge for incumbent District 3 representative Jim Holmes. North Auburn resident Scott Holbrook, ...

New election laws cumbersome for Placer

AUBURN CA - Placer County elections chief Jim McCauley said Tuesday that, early in the election season, his office has been sorting out state mandates and new election rules. “La ...

Thunder Valley casino owners’ tribal council election returns incumbents

AUBURN CA - A hard-fought campaign for two seats on Thunder Valley Casino owner United Auburn Indian Community’s tribal council has ended with no change in leadership. A spokesm ...