Politics

Meet endorsed candidate for District 4, Jessica Morse

Jessica Morse, a fifth-generation Northern Californian, was endorsed as the only Democratic candidate for District 4 at the recent California Democratic Party State Convention. She ...

Inspection services extended for Bear River siphon

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) Board of Directors voted to extend a contract for specialty inspection services for the Bear River siphon replacement project and participated ...

Placer wants wildfire carbon footprint counted

Bracing for impacts of climate change through a state-mandated sustainability plan, Placer County supervisors want to ensure that wildfire smoke is factored into any calculations. ...

Jessica Morse wins state Democratic Party endorsement

When Jessica Morse learned Saturday that she’d cleared the 60 percent of delegate votes needed to secure the California Democratic Party’s endorsement in her run for ...

McClintock remains confident in re-election bid

Editor’s note: This is the final story in a series highlighting candidates for California’s 4th Congressional District. Three Democratic candidates and one Republica ...

Jessica Moore builds war chest to unseat McClintock

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of profiles highlighting Democratic challengers in the race for California’s 4th Congressional District. On Jan. 10, Je ...

Regina Bateson eyes South Placer as key to beating Congressman Tom McClintock

Editor’s note: This part of a series of profiles highlighting Democratic challengers in the race for California’s 4th Congressional District. Regina Bateson sits ...

Keep a job for 30 years? These Placer workers did

Veteran Placer County employees and well-wishers packed the Board of Supervisors chambers Tuesday and spilled out into the corridor of the County Administrative Center in Auburn fo ...

Mitchell White: McClintock’s sole Republican challenger

Editor’s note: This is the latest story in a series highlighting candidates for California’s 4th Congressional District. Three Democratic candidates were profiled in re ...

Roza Calderon continues underdog bid for Congress

This is the last in a series of profiles highlighting Democratic challengers in the race for California’s 4th Congressional District. Republican candidates will be profiled i ...

Regina Bateson eyes South Placer as key to beating McClintock

Editor’s note: This is the latest in a series of profiles highlighting Democratic challengers in the race for California’s 4th Congressional District. Republican candid ...

New Trump ad spotlights Placer, Sacramento cop-killer trial

An online ad from President Donald Trump’s campaign has shone the immigration debate spotlight on the trial of accused cop killer Luis Bracamontes, now into its second week i ...

Gaines introduces taxpayer refund bill

State Sen. Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado)  announced legislation that will give the $7.5 billion budget surplus back to California families and businesses in the form of a refund ...

Jessica Morse accruing war chest in run against Tom McClintock

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of profiles highlighting Democratic challengers in the race for California’s 4th Congressional District. Republican candida ...

Placer County lobbyist prepped for Sacramento-D.C. ‘strangeness’

Placer County’s lobbying voice in Sacramento’s corridors of power — Shaw/Yoder/Antwih  — will be advocating for homeowner fire-insurance protections ...