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Placer County Water Agency urges state action on wire, metal thefts

AUBURN CA - The Placer County Water Agency is urging Gov. Jerry Brown to approve two legislative bills that aim to reduce the theft of copper and other metals and allow owners to r ...

Controller halts pay for California lawmakers

California’s controller took the rare step Tuesday of halting paychecks for all 120 state lawmakers after he determined they failed to meet a voter-approved requirement aimed at ...

Pink slips coming for Loomis teachers?

Pink slips are on the horizon as the Loomis Union School District prepares to budget for the upcoming school year. The state has directed schools to plan for the worst – the def ...

Brown budget plans threaten Auburn, Hwy. 49 streetscape projects

Redevelopment money has constructed a revitalized Downtown Auburn Streetscape and dressed up the Bell Road-Highway 49 intersection in North Auburn. But state Gov. Jerry Brown’s ...

Gaines win would mean more elections, expenses coming for Placer County

Tuesday’s special election to determine a successor to the late District 1 state Sen. Dave Cox isn’t so special to some voters. With just one item on the ballot to vote for and ...

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 ...

Prop. 19 up against GOP, Democratic leadership opposition

While Democrats and Republicans are battling for the hearts, minds and votes of Californians in several key races, they’ve joined together to defeat Prop. 19. Practically every ...

Are Brown, Whitman paying too high a price in going negative?

Gubernatorial candidates Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown were delivering their final pitch to voters Monday. But with the sheer volume of junk mail, negative TV and radio ads, and rob ...

California AG’s green-loan lawsuit wins Placer County treasurer support

Placer County mPower program chief Jenine Windeshausen is supporting Attorney General Jerry Brown’s court battle with the Federal Housing Finance Authority over local green loans ...