Auburn City Council

Short-term stays focus of city staff

For Gary and Megan Ransom, the cease and desist order they received about their 20-foot diameter, backyard yurt was enough to prompt them to speak at Monday night’s City Coun ...

Another View: Leadership needn’t come from chamber

Daniel Berlant, the Cal Fire spokesman and 30-year-old candidate for the Auburn City Council, is facing a total of four challengers this fall: three competing contenders plus the A ...

New lights coming to Auburn Folsom

Following the direction of the Auburn City Council, city staff and Pacific Gas and Electric Company will be moving forward with new lamp posts on one of the city’s major thor ...

City Council: Trust manager’s judgment

Monday night’s Auburn City Council meeting trailed away from last Friday’s concerns over the hiring of a new Administrative Services director following clarification on ...

Placer County Republican Party forges Nov. 4 election slate

LOOMIS – A Placer County Republican Party endorsing convention gave GOP support Saturday to a slate of candidates in local-government elections Nov. 4. The list includes cit ...

Kirby: Advertise the position

Monday’s Auburn City Council meeting is set to cover a range of topics, but the filling of a top position in city government is drawing the criticism of a longtime council me ...

Another View: State’s thumb hurts business, quality of life

As the “Me Generation” took power in all areas of our country, Robert Fulghum, as he looked at the rising rudeness and gradual decline of civil society, had to write th ...

Reader Input: Address concerns to the proper entity

In response to Michael Burke (“Auburn needs curb appeal,” Reader Input, Aug. 13), there is a difference between the Auburn City Council and the Placer County Board of S ...

Another View: A gas hike and the artful dodge

In Oliver Twist, the classic novel by Charles Dickens, the character Jack Dawkins, nicknamed the Artful Dodger, is the leader of a gang of children trained as pickpockets by old ma ...

City Council makes quick work of list of consent items

In a relatively quick meeting Monday night, the Auburn City Council made short work of a wide variety of agenda items. From repealing a tax for fortune-tellers and approving an ea ...