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Will CA Voters Like ‘Newsom Recall, the Sequel’ Any Better?

02/26/2024

Conservative activists who worked on the failed recall of Gov. Gavin Newsom in 2021 have launched another attempt, arguing that conditions in California only worsened in the two-and-a-half years since then as Newsom’s attention shifted to national politics.

Why Does California Elect Local Judges?

02/23/2024

Of all the races on your ballot, the least information is often available on local judges. Here are some ways to find out more about these candidates.

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Truckee Pride needs volunteers for inaugural event

TRUCKEE, Calif. – The inaugural Truckee Pride will take place June 3-9, 2024. Truckee Pride is a grassroots organization working to make Truckee a diverse and welcoming place for people of all genders and sexual orientations. In celebration of and …

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Glimpse at Placer County District 5’s ballot

TAHOE CITY, Calif. – On March 5 or earlier, Tahoe City and Kings Beach residents will be voting for president, U.S. Senator (two positions), 5th District Supervisor and a measure.

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Incumbent Cindy Gustafson’s record shows lengthy accomplishments

TAHOE CITY, Calif. – Cindy Gustafson entered the race with more than four years experience as the sitting Placer County Supervisor for District 5 under her belt.

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Supervisor Candidate Wayne Nader meets with 5th District residents

KINGS BEACH, Calif. – Wayne Nader, candidate for 5th District Supervisor, met with 50 residents of the district Saturday, Jan. 27 at the North Tahoe Events Center in Kings Beach.

Image caption: If there’s one thing Donald Trump supporters hate more than “liberal” San Francisco, it’s Taylor Swift. So they’re now 49ers fans for the Super Bowl.
Taylor Swift Has San Francisco-Hating Trump Fans Rooting for the ’49ers

Taylor Swift is so hated by fans of Donald Trump, they’ve set aside their hatred of San Francisco to root for the ’49ers in the Super Bowl, because Swift’s boyfriend plays for their opponents, the Kansas City Chiefs.

Image caption: As residents continue to exit California, the state’s political power at the national level is at risk.
California Exodus, Housing and the State's Political Future

The California housing crisis is not only weakening the state politically at the national level, it could shift the political balance in Washington, D.C., as Republican-led states add population while California’s exodus continues.

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Large cohort opposes wage increase, taxes at City Council meeting

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Clapping broke out after each community members' speech, even after Mayor Cody Bass asked the audience to stop. He requested they instead wave their hands or standup to help keep the public comment process moving …

Image caption: Former baseball star Steve Garvey, a Republican, will take a political debate stage for the first time Monday night, squaring off against three seasoned Democrats.
Schiff, Garvey Lead Senate Race Ahead of Monday's Big Debate

Former Major League Baseball star Steve Garvey, a political rookie, faces off against veteran U.S. House members Adam Schiff, Katie Porter and Barbara Lee in the first 2024 California Senate race debate Monday evening in Los Angeles.

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Two Incumbent Supervisors vie for District 5 seat

PLACER COUNTY, Calif. – There are two incumbents out of the four candidates vying for the 5th district Supervisor seat in Placer County, which includes Tahoe City and Kings Beach.

Image caption: The roundabout joining Highway 12 and State Route 113 in Rio Vista, just south of the site for a proposed new city of 400,000 people.
Solano County May Get to Vote on New City in November

California Forever, the company behind a proposed new city in Solano County, will submit a ballot measure seeking an exemption from local laws to allow development on the massive project to proceed.

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