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State funding could buoy Roseville jail construction

Placer County is going after nearly $10 million in state Department of Corrections funding to help build a new 220-bed jail in the south county. The county would build the jail ne ...

4th District Dem Charlie Brown signs on

An announced candidate for 4th District congressman since early September, retired Air Force officer Charlie Brown of Roseville made it official Friday, registering as a candidate ...

Placer County GOP brass endorse McClintock

Placer County's Republican Central Committee has again shunned 4th District candidate Doug Ose “ this time switching its endorsement from Rico Oller to state Sen. Tom McClintock. ...

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 ...

Crunch time for District 4 contest

It's decision time this week for prospective candidates who have taken out papers in Placer County to run in the June 3 primary. The high-profile 4th District congressional seat ...

Rescuers brace for seasonal surge of abandoned wildlife

The trickle of infant animals found on wilderness trails or urban backyards and taken in by Gold Country Wildlife Rescue volunteers will soon turn into a flood. It's mating season ...