Andy Heath

Auburn seeks $400,000 in unpaid School Park Preserve costs

City Manager Bob Richardson called the School Park Preserve project a positive story, but Auburn is still looking to close the book on the negative balance of nearly $400,000 remai ...

Freitas makes life easier for Auburn residents

For 23 years Mary Freitas has been helping businesses in Auburn get their start. Whether it?s a seamless explanation of the business licensing procedure or a friendly face when pa ...

Rising gas prices don’t signal upturn

In response to Thursday’s front-page article, “Auburn sales tax projections looking up”: Is (City of Auburn Administrative Services director) Andy Heath from an a ...

City’s budget balanced and reserves remain at $2.25 million

The City of Auburn is expected to achieve a balanced budget this year after reviewing its fiscal mid-year figures and presenting them to city council Monday night. Despite the hea ...

Placer County property tax revenue drops nearly 3 percent

A report issued Monday reveals decreasing property tax revenues throughout Placer County, but officials say the information is not going to impact the budgets they already have. A ...

McCaulou’s expects a July opening

Auburn can expect to see McCaulou’s open its doors before the end of this month. The department store, which has moved in at the old Gottschalks location in the Auburn Town Cent ...

Auburn police reorganization brings new positions for some

With reorganization at the Auburn Police Department finalized, one citizen said he is more concerned about what public officials make after they retire than during their employment ...

Exact financial impact of Amgen on city hard to calculate, officials say

While officials can’t say how much money the Amgen Tour of California has brought to Auburn, they agree it should have a long-term benefit on the city. Those involved in plannin ...

Auburn police department celebrates new chief

The Auburn Police Department welcomed its new chief with open arms Thursday while saying goodbye to its chief of five-and-a-half years. Chief John Ruffcorn was sworn in by Placer ...

Council approves first balanced budget in four years

The Auburn City Council approved the city’s first balanced general fund budget in four years and discussed how a charter status might affect the Auburn Fire Department Monday. A ...