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6 seek seat in Congress to represent California’s 4th District

February 20, 2020

A crowded field of contenders is seeking California’s 4th congressional district seat up for election March 3, with five challengers trying to unseat incumbent Tom McClintock. JULIANNE BENZEL American historian Julianne Benzel is campaigning as...



Three vie for California Assembly District 1 seat

February 10, 2020

Two of the three candidates for the state Assembly District 1 seat have faced each other before in just the last year. Democrat Elizabeth Betancourt and Republican Megan Dahle ran in August to take the...





Placer County unveils its newly redesigned county flag

January 16, 2020

A newly redesigned county flag was officially unveiled Tuesday at the Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting. The redesign incorporates the popular branding and design elements of Placer County’s logo and color palette, which were...







Nevada City Mayor to face possible sanction, removal

November 14, 2019

NEVADA CITY — Nevada City Mayor Reinette Senum will face possible sanction or removal during the next council meeting, Dec. 10, after the council approved discussion of possible censure. Council member Erin Minett said she...






State senator calls for special session on power outages

October 31, 2019

State Sen. Brian Dahle stood outside California Organics in Nevada City on Wednesday to talk about the PG&E shutoffs. The president of the Nevada City grocery store and restaurant, Chris Kysar, stood nearby. Kysar said...


Low vote totals one week before Assembly special election

October 31, 2019

About 13,500 ballots in the Nov. 5 state Assembly District 1 special election between Democrat Elizabeth Betancourt and Republican Megan Dahle have been returned to the Nevada County elections office, officials said Monday. District 1,...