election

Charlie Brown concedes

Democratic Party candidate Charlie Brown conceded defeat Wednesday in a close 4th congressional district election. The final vote count shows Brown lost to state Sen. Tom McClinto ...

School board candidates focus on academics, budget

Four years after a contentious election centered on social issues, academics and the budget are once again the focus for six candidates battling for four seats on the Roseville Joi ...

There’s still time to register, and a lot to vote for

The right to vote is an important one and there’s just a few weeks left until the Nov. 4 election. Placer County voters have their work cut out, making a decision who will receiv ...

Voters should receive sample ballots by Oct. 8

All Placer County registered voters should start checking their mailboxes for the Nov. 4, 2008 Presidential general election sample ballot pamphlet. Vote by mail ballots will begi ...

4th District foes target long-standing issues

It’s deja vu time with a twist of the political knife in the race to succeed John Doolittle as congressman. Fourth District congressional candidates Charlie Brown and Tom McClint ...

City Council candidate forum scheduled

A candidate forum for the six candidates competing for three spots available on the Roseville City Council will be held 7-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 8 at the Martha Riley Community ...

Voters should receive sample ballots by Oct. 8

All Placer County registered voters should start checking their mailboxes for the Nov. 4, 2008 Presidential general election sample ballot pamphlet. Sample ballot pamphlets will b ...

Three seats to fill on RCSD board

Voters will get a chance to decide who will fill three seats on the Roseville City School District’s governing board come November in two separate races. Incumbent Susan Goto an ...

Immigration, money, energy and war: District 4 congressional candidate McClintock speaks in Auburn

Touching on state as well as federal issues, Republican Tom McClintock gave Auburn Rotary a glimpse Tuesday into the mechanics of a campaign that pits the veteran legislator agains ...

Crowded field for three seats on city council

In addition to casting ballots on Nov. 4 for the highest office in the land, Roseville and Granite Bay residents will choose from local candidates for several races. One such race ...

As election approaches, reflect on U.S. ideals

We are now approaching our national elections. It is wholly appropriate that we should reflect on the ideals that were the centerpiece of our nation’s founding. Our Declaration ...

5 vie for Dry Creek board seats

Note: An earlier version of this story stated board candidate Bob Kunnmann was involved in pushing a failed recall effort against sitting board members after the issuance of contro ...

Extended candidate-filing period ends

The extended candidate-filing period for the November general election ended at 5 p.m. Aug. 13, announced the officer of Placer County Clerk-Recorder Jim McCauley A list of candida ...

Brown understands the problems, opportunities

I’m writing to support Charlie Brown for Congress in the 4th District. My support is for the candidate who has lived here, worked here and raised his family here. He is the c ...

Why you should run for local office

Who makes the decisions that have the biggest and most direct impact on the daily lives of Americans nationwide? George Bush? No – guess again. Arnold Schwarzenegger? Not eve ...