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Placer supes’ disputed charity fund has new look, old concerns

A $100,000 fund dispensing money to charitable causes and controlled by the Placer County Board of Supervisors still stands after weathering an internal challenge. Three superviso ...

Placer County taxpayer watchdog group set to fold after 39 years

After 39 years, the League of Placer County Taxpayers watchdog group is poised to end its ongoing battle against government waste and overspending. The non-profit organization’s ...

Roseville supe Duran finding personal fiscal restraint hits home with voters

Rookie Placer County Supervisor Jack Duran said he’s finding the symbols of his own personal fiscal restraint program are resonating with constituents. Duran, who was sworn in th ...

New supe Jack Duran opts for experience on Placer planning panel

Rookie Supervisor Jack Duran has chosen one of Roseville’s most politically savvy insiders for the Placer County Planning Commission. Duran took his seat at a board meeting for ...

Final primary vote count in as Placer County girds for more election battles Nov. 2

The drive toward the Nov. 2 general election has already started in Placer County. With the final vote count from the June 8 primary made official this past week, county elections ...

Duran emerges the clear winner in bitterly fought Roseville supes race

Jack Duran is the winner in a bitterly fought election battle with Rocky Rockholm for the Roseville seat on the Placer County Board of Supervisors. But the overall primary electio ...

Jack Duran knocks out Rocky Rockholm in Roseville Placer County supes race

Roseville voters turned Placer County’s District 1 in a new direction Tuesday, electing challenger Jack Duran. Duran, an attorney who sits on the Roseville Union High School Dis ...

Low voter turnout could make this worst Election Day ever

Jim McCauley is getting concerned. When all ballots are counted from today’s statewide primary vote, McCauley – Placer County’s elections chief – has a sinking feeling tha ...

Roseville supes opponents Duran, Rockholm raise election stink over trash contractor donation charge

Placer County Supervisor Rocky Rockholm and challenger Jack Duran are warring in a late-election tilt over contributions from the umbrella company that operates the county’s Mate ...

Rockholm doubles up Duran in donations, spending for Roseville supes race

With Election Day coming Tuesday, Placer County Supervisor Rocky Rockholm is doubling up challenger Jack Duran in both campaign fundraising and spending. The two candidates are vy ...