matt spokely

Changing of guard Tuesday at City Hall

Once ballots are cast and votes verified, candidates are sworn in and make the transition from political hopefuls to public officials. Nearly a month after votes were received in ...

City of Auburn meets with new leadership, old challenges

With the season nearly signaling the end of 2014, the city is ramping up to meet the challenges of a new year with some new leadership. At a little over a month away from the new ...

Placer County finalizes election results

The Placer County Elections Office has officially finalized the numbers from the Nov. 4 elections leaving a newcomer candidate in one of the three open seats on the Auburn City Cou ...

In municipal musical chairs, Holmes is last man standing

This week, Auburn had what was in some ways an awkward election — a municipal version of musical chairs, with four candidates scrambling for three seats. When the music stopp ...

Two candidates nearly tied for Auburn council seat

For two candidates running for Auburn City Council, the race was still too close to call Wednesday evening for either to claim victory or defeat. Daniel Berlant, a newcomer hopefu ...

Auburn council race too close to call

With early votes trickling in, candidates for Auburn City Council gathered with supporters to track their respective rise to elected office Tuesday night. Energy and optimism were ...

Auburn City Council hopefuls await Election Day results

After months of campaigning, the decision of who will hold three open seats on the Auburn City Council comes down to a final test at the hands of the voting public. In what many i ...

Reader Input: Spokely passes a cross-examination

It is a great honor to write this letter on behalf of Matt Spokely for Auburn City Council. As a Placer County resident, it is important to me that our elected officials are seek ...

Reader Input: Spokely cares and is involved

Please consider this a letter in strong support of Matt Spokely for Auburn City Council. I have had the distinct pleasure of working with Matt on the Auburn Planning Commission and ...

Reader input: Powers, Spokely for City Council

Ensuring a high quality of life, prosperity and a well-run municipal government can only be achieved if our future City Council members are wise, have an abundance of energy, belie ...