Auburn CA

Public safety employees take 8 of city’s top 10 salary spots

The top earning city employee for 2014 was Fire Chief Mark D’Ambrogi, now retired, and eight of the top ten earners work in the city’s public safety department, accordi ...

Council elects Kirby as new mayor

The mood in council chambers was festive Monday evening as the Auburn council voted unanimously to seat Dr. Bill Kirby at the helm of the city. Kirby then announced that he will s ...

Boutique hotel in store for Old Town Auburn?

An 80-room boutique hotel with a 200-person conference center may be built at what is currently the courthouse parking lot at 150 Auburn Folsom Road. Some are worried about the los ...

Storm brings much-welcomed rain, snow

Auburnites were grinning in the rain as the foothills earned itself about an inch of the wet stuff during a storm that took place on Sunday and Monday, but the bigger hurrahs were ...

Benefit for Calvin Kelley reward fund set for today

Family and friends of Calvin Kelley, who was struck by a train in Auburn, plan to hold a benefit concert today at Auburn Vapor Shop to raise money for a reward fund. The benefit w ...

Bohler to put the soul in Halloween

Kaye Bohler has been described as a white Tina Turner, and she’s performing what she calls old school soul, diggin’ deep rhythm and blues that’s funky and danceab ...

Community rallies after officer shot

Of the Auburn Journal Was there a lasting impact on the community after last year’s shooting of Placer County Sherriff’s Office Detective Michael Davis Jr., and the su ...

A long view of homelessness

Editor’s note: This is part IV of a series looking at the homeless population and issues in Auburn. In 1990, Jessica’s Bartholow’s family became homeless when t ...

Media Life: Placer High grads' talents displayed on big screen, famous trails

The judges at New England’s biggest and most prestigious film festival liked what they saw in a documentary Placer High graduate Eric F. Martin played a key role in bringing ...

Heavy smoke over Auburn likely caused by Butte Fire

While the smoke was heavy over Auburn Thursday afternoon, there were no fires burning in Placer County, according to Cal Fire Captain, Dave Bookout, and a report of a fire in the O ...

Back to school means learning film skills, promoting programs at Placer School for Adults

Editor’s note: This is the second part of a three-part series on alternative methods of education in the Auburn area. Placer Adult School is known throughout the area for i ...

Car chase ends when driver rear-ends PCSO vehicle

An unidentified woman driving a red Ford Mustang was arrested on Interstate 80 in Auburn around 2 p.m. on Wednesday after driving erratically and rear-ending a law enforcement vehi ...

Meddlers -- Sept. 1

Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter Tric ...

Back to school: iCare Charter provides a last chance for expelled students

Stores are stocked with notebooks, kids crowd at bus stops in the morning, and Taco Tree is mobbed during lunch: It must be back-to-school season. In a three-part series, the Aubur ...

Season's change means more bear sightings

Put away the bird feeders and the pet food, secure the garbage cans, clean the barbecue and harvest the fruit from the trees because there are hungry bears in the hills this time o ...