Politics

Finally final: Colfax election results

Editor’s note: After the Colfax City Council election results were certified, The Journal spoke with each of the candidates who will be taking seats to get their perspectives ...

With Reagan-family aplomb, ill GOP chair steps down

Placer County GOP chief Dennis Revell has resigned as he fights a battle with a medical condition — Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia — that has resulted in major surgery sc ...

Placer supes affordable housing fee discussion bumped to spring

It will be well into the new year before Placer County supervisors take another look at establishing a $5.95 per-square-foot fee for smaller western Placer County subdivision devel ...

Election results: Auburn City Council, Placer Bond Measure, Parks Board

Auburn has elected a new City Council member and a $42 million Placer High School bond measure is on its way to voter approval. Attorney Sandra Amara finished second in a field of ...

Plan calls for Auburn’s county jail to shrink

With several question marks looming on the state corrections horizon, Placer County is hedging its bets on the number of jail beds it will keep open at its North Auburn facility. ...

Councilman questions Caltrans’ Auburn roundabout plan

Outspoken City Councilman Bill Kirby’s thoughts on Caltrans’ roundabout proposal for a key Auburn intersection were aired in open session and then caught more candidly ...

On The Issues: Auburn parks candidate Ferris answers key questions

The November election gives Auburn residents the opportunity to choose two of five positions on the Auburn Recreation District board. And the Journal is asking questions on key is ...

On The Issues: Auburn parks candidate Ferris answers key questions

The November election gives Auburn residents the opportunity to choose two of five positions on the Auburn Recreation District board. And the Journal is asking questions on key is ...

On The Issues: Auburn parks candidate Holbrook answers key questions

The November election gives Auburn residents the opportunity to choose two of five positions on the Auburn Recreation District board. And the Journal is asking questions on key is ...

Placer supes to consider affordable housing fee

Supervisors will be considering establishing a $5.95 per-square-foot fee Tuesday that western Placer County subdivision developers would be required to pay if they don’t buil ...

On The Issues: Auburn parks candidate Fecko answers key questions

  The November election gives Auburn residents the opportunity to choose two of five positions on the Auburn Recreation District board. And the Journal is asking questions o ...

Rent control, EMS workers always on call on the ballot: Props. 10, 11

Proposition 10, rent control Rent control ordinances regulate how much landlords can charge tenants for renting apartments and houses. In 1995 the state legislature limited local ...

Auburn homeless task force proposes new loitering, camping rules

Encampments and loitering ordinances could be tightened in new rules to be considered Monday by the Auburn City Council. Ordinance amendments to regulations already in place will ...

Kershner announces Auburn City Council candidacy

Downtown Auburn business owner and philanthropist Christopher Kershner has announced his candidacy for Auburn City Council with an official campaign video and charity fundraiser co ...

Former governor candidate keynote speaker

Delaine Eastin will be the keynote speaker at the Auburn Area Democratic Club’s 15th annual fundraiser The gala will include hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer, music by th ...