Jim McCauley

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 ...

Deadline nears to file for spot on June ballot

Three days before the filing deadline, Placer County’s ballot slate for the June 8 election is nearly in place. “There are still a lot of incumbents who will bring in papers d ...

Low voter turnout expected Tuesday

Voter turnout in Placer County could range from 41 to 44 percent on Tuesday for the statewide general election, elections chief Jim McCauley said. McCauley, the county clerk and r ...

Women’s issues placed in spotlight

Beth McGovern, legislative director for California’s commission on the status of women, is the featured speaker at a free community education program “On Being a Savvy Advocate ...

Looking Behind the Scenes: County elections department looks to go modern

Impatiently racing through the notebook while wondering why it’s taking President Obama so long to turn around the economy ... Meanwhile, other things go slow and smooth, such a ...

Supervisor Montgomery vows to serve

The applause was long and loud as many audience members reacted to new Placer County Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery’s ceremonial swearing-in Tuesday in Auburn. Montgomery, 47, to ...

Election still too close to announce

A trickle of returns coming in from around the 4th Congressional District continues to provide marginal shifts in the vote difference between deadlocked opponents Charlie Brown and ...

Candidate filing period extended for some Placer County races

Looking to get your name on the November ballot? There’s still a chance for those interested in running for one of more than 90 short- and full-term Placer County offices in whi ...

A potpourri of quotes from distinguished locals

Granted, there’s very little chance any of these will wind up in Bartlett’s, yet some of these quotes are fascinating, and all were uttered locally, such as: “It’s not a s ...