john doolittle

Lobbyist Ring facing another trial on two more charges

The U.S. Department of Justice isn’t through with the Kevin Ring prosecution yet. Ring, a former lobbyist who worked for Jack Abramoff, was sentenced Wednesday to 20 months in p ...

Ring friends, family make plea for mercy, no prison in D.C. corruption case

With sentencing days away on federal corruption charges and the possibility of more than four years in prison, ex-lobbyist Kevin Ring’s friends and family are coming to his defen ...

Doolittle to judge: Ex-aide Ring should get no prison time in corruption case

Ex-Rep. John Doolittle is challenging the U.S. Department of Justice’s successful prosecution on corruption charges of a former top aide, Kevin Ring. But prosecutors are questio ...

State approves $1.745M loan for Colfax

You can hear the relief in the voice of Colfax City Manager Bruce Kranz. On Monday, the state Water Resources Control Board, meeting in Sacramento, approved a $1,745,600 loan from ...

Doolittle’s $30,000 Colfax lobbying contract up but wastewater problems remain

Far from flush with cash, the city of Colfax has just finished paying $30,000 for former U.S. Rep. John Doolittle to lobby for state and federal funding to help fund wastewater tre ...

Brett Storey named County Employee of the Year for biomass plant leadership

When Brett Storey looks at the brush and overgrowth choking the sides of Sierra trails, he sees a better future. A backpacker, Storey has long enjoyed the outdoors in the mountain ...

Jury convicts ex-Doolittle aide in corruption case

Forever linked to a lobbyist and former staff member now found guilty of corruption charges, retired Rep. John Doolittle, R-Roseville, said Tuesday that Kevin Ring’s conviction o ...

Ex-congressman John Doolittle steps into new lobbying role

Former U.S. Rep. John Doolittle has returned to Washington, D.C.’s Beltway – this time as a lobbyist. But his heart’s still in Placer County and – with homes in both Rosev ...