Auburn City Council

Two candidates nearly tied for Auburn council seat

For two candidates running for Auburn City Council, the race was still too close to call Wednesday evening for either to claim victory or defeat. Daniel Berlant, a newcomer hopefu ...

Auburn council race too close to call

With early votes trickling in, candidates for Auburn City Council gathered with supporters to track their respective rise to elected office Tuesday night. Energy and optimism were ...

Another View: The 12-year blink

When I drive to the post office on Nevada Street or pick up a few plants at Eisley’s Nursery, I’m reminded how fast time flies. I always smile when I see the ten tall t ...

Auburn City Council hopefuls await Election Day results

After months of campaigning, the decision of who will hold three open seats on the Auburn City Council comes down to a final test at the hands of the voting public. In what many i ...

Budgeting proposal divides Auburn City Council

Monday night’s Auburn City Council meeting had all of the trappings of a largely administrative agenda until one proposal raised process questions and spurred a 3-2 vote. Th ...

Reader Input: Berlant backs safety programs

With the ongoing drought conditions we have been experiencing here in California, the threat of wildfire has never been greater. The sobering images of fires in Weed, the King Fire ...

Reader Input: Spokely passes a cross-examination

It is a great honor to write this letter on behalf of Matt Spokely for Auburn City Council. As a Placer County resident, it is important to me that our elected officials are seek ...

Reader Input: Supervisors basically get a stipend

The word that best describes my feelings about the upcoming local elections: “rumination” (i.e. contemplation, which may become persistent and recurrent worrying or bro ...

Reader Input: Mike Holmes deserves our support

Mike (Holmes) deserves reelection. He is an Auburn native, a graduate of Placer High and Sierra College and San Francisco State University. He is totally devoted as much as any pol ...

Reader Input: Spokely cares and is involved

Please consider this a letter in strong support of Matt Spokely for Auburn City Council. I have had the distinct pleasure of working with Matt on the Auburn Planning Commission and ...