Politics

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 ...

Mendoza announces run for Colfax City Council

Marnie Mendoza, appointed incumbent and current mayor pro tem, has officially announced that she is running for the two-year seat on the Colfax City Council in the November electio ...

Tahoe’s Uber-like ride-share snow shuttle a go

On-demand shuttle-bus service at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadow ski resorts in Placer County will be only a few smartphone clicks away starting in December. The final hurdle for t ...

Amara announces run for City Council

Sandy Giuliani Amara, a lifelong resident of Auburn and Auburn planning commissioner, has thrown her hat in the ring for a seat on the Auburn City Council. From her early educatio ...

Mark Meuser — ‘riding’ for office

Forget running for office — GOP secretary of state candidate Mark Meuser is “riding” for office. Meuser, who completed an ironman in 2015, is riding his bike thr ...

Focus on cannabis sales at Colfax Church of Modern Medicine

The Church of Modern Medicine has set up shop in Colfax and the weedmaps.com website indicates that it’s offering more than salvation. At $220 an ounce, the 333 Canyon Court ...

New life for Auburn’s oldest roads

About half a million dollars worth of asphalt overlay work will be smoothing out some of Auburn’s oldest roads. This year’s city of Auburn program is being done by Dar ...

Casino owners could chip in millions on new Highway 65-99 link

The Auburn based tribe that owns Thunder Valley Casino could step up with $24 million to financially energize construction of a new road between Highway 65 in Placer County and Hig ...

Tears, anger punctuate Placer County debate on sanctuary state law

UPDATED: JULY 11 2 P.M. Tears, anger and emotions rubbed raw on both sides Tuesday as the divisive sanctuary state issue embroiled the Placer County Board of Supervisors chambers ...

Weed, sanctuary state wrangles on Placer board's plate

The Placer County board will be asked Tuesday to OK a lien on a rural property near Auburn that’s at the center of a dispute over cannabis-growing regulations. Also on the a ...

Clock ticking on two Election Days in Placer County

The clock is ticking more loudly toward Election Day not only in November but also toward a special election in September for some Placer County voters. The general election &mdas ...

Placer partners on Auburn affordable apartments

A stretch of undeveloped land with a raw water canal flowing along the side is being targeted by one of California’s leading affordable housing builders for a 79-unit develop ...

War of words erupts over banner slashing

A dispute over a slashed $50 banner advertising the Ain’t Necessarily Dead Music Fest in Auburn spilled over into acrimony at an Auburn Recreation District board meeting Thur ...