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It’s Brown over Whitman – with a shaky future in a once-Golden State fraught with challenges

California voters returned Democrat Jerry Brown on today to the office he held 28 years ago. Now the 72-year-old Comeback Kid just has to right a state fraught with economic cris ...

Tea Party organizer Steve Cavolt helps give voice to “silent majority”

Auburn’s Steve Cavolt is seeing red these days, and plenty of it. Not only is he fed up with politicians he says aren’t listening to the people who elected them. But he’s a ...

D.C. health care debate, concerns filter through Placer County communities

The national health care debate is also a passionate subject locally. For some Auburn-area residents opposed to plans now moving onto the U.S. Senate floor, it’s an issue that c ...