Andy Heath

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 ...

City Council officially approves new police chief

The Auburn City Council approved the reorganization of the Auburn Police Department Monday night, and the city will soon see a new police chief. Police Chief Valerie Harris is reti ...

City set to discuss option for charter status

The city of Auburn is considering charter status, and some residents are concerned about how the city is going about it and what it will mean for citizens. Councilman Kevin Hanle ...