elections

Where have all candidates gone in Placer County?

Is Robert Weygandt that good? Has Gayle Garbolina-Mojica exceeded expectations for area students and parents? Has Kristin Spears improved the property tax assessment process? Has J ...

And they’re off: Election candidate filing starts Tuesday amid flurry of early activity

The statewide primary election is still almost four months away but some candidates are getting a jumpstart on their campaigns. The flurry of election activity is taking place aro ...

We stand with citizens of Iran in upholding freedom

On June 12 the government of Iran denied its people their basic right to a fair election and declared that Mahmoud Ahmadinejad had won a second term as president. Since then, Iran ...

No flu-based jail-visit restrictions in Placer County

Unlike the state prison system and some other California counties, Placer County Jail was allowing visitors Tuesday in the face of swine flu concerns. Capt. George Malim, jail com ...

Election results tallied at Skyridge

Boys and girls of Skyridge School, meet your new president. Dani Perry narrowly beat out friend and fellow eighth-grader Kenny Nicolay, garnering the top spot on the Skyridge Stude ...

Tarnish now showing on once-shining Placer GOP

Don't look now, but it could be entirely possible that a once omnipotent local Republican party is in the midst of taking a once super-safe congressional district and putting into ...

Vote for the candidate who will unite Americans

The decline-to-state voters have doubled in the last 12 years at the expense of both parties. Although we are not yet a three-party system, we are a coalition form of government. N ...

As country counts ballots, Placer County counts costs

While no doubt providing a hardly needed extra dab of ego for several politicians, the Super Tuesday primary election not only did little to sort out the would-be presidential r ...