Michael Leydon

Nov. 4 election candidate filing period starts in Placer County

Colfax resident Debbie Lindh was one of the early visitors to the elections division office on Monday.  A week and two days after retiring from a job running the after-school ...

Reader Input: No on Measure K helps town

Newcastle controls its own destiny. Every community expects to have someone come when they call 911. Newcastle is no exception. Today, when we call 911 for fires and medical emer ...

Newcastle Firehouse to be inspected next week

The deteriorating Newcastle firehouse will be inspected by a licensed engineer next Thursday in response to a letter from Placer County requiring the small district to do so last w ...

Plans for new fire station in Newcastle move forward

The Newcastle Fire Protection District is moving forward with its plans to collect tax revenues from Measure B that will fund a new fire station to replace the current condemned fa ...

Newcastle residents receive Measure B ballots

Ballots for Measure B started arriving in the mailboxes of Newcastle residents’ home Tuesday. Local fire officials say without a two-thirds ‘yes’ vote on a parcel tax to ke ...

Fire district taking tax plea to voters

Newcastle firefighters spend their days in a condemned, 89-year-old building that has never been renovated. Earning less than $10 an hour, the men then move, for safety reasons, ...

Fairies offer fun and funding to community

An Auburn-based organization is using fun and outright silliness to bring smiles and funds to the local community. Meadow Vista resident Fran Haynes founded the Sugar Plump Fairi ...

Help Leydon achieve more

In these troubling times it is imperative that public education be the best it can be for it is the backbone of this nation’s future. One such person to fulfill this role is Mich ...