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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 ...

Final day to register to vote in June 3 primary election nears

The last day to register to vote for the June 3 statewide direct primary election is May 19. Registration forms can be picked up at all post offices and libraries in Placer Coun ...

Earmarks are getting a bum rap; not all are bad

There are a lot of comments thrown around during this election time regarding earmarks and how bad they are. Not all earmarks are bad. If Congressman Doolittle had not fought for ...

Placer elections officials hope to get young voters to the polls

In an effort to get teenagers more involved with the election process, high school senior students throughout the county are currently receiving visits from the Placer County elect ...

McClintock commits to 4th District congress run

State Sen. Tom McClintock is in, announcing today in Auburn that he'll run for the open 4th District congressional seat current Rep. John Doolittle is retiring from at the end of t ...

Gaines seeking re-election to Assembly

Ted Gaines is in. The first-term state Assemblyman filed re-election papers in Auburn Friday. Three local incumbent legislators also discussed their upcoming plans Friday. I wan ...