Auburn City Council

Business owners react to council support of ADA bill

Local business owners say they are glad the Auburn City Council is trying to bring about change when it comes to Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuits. One business settled its ...

Unions do not speak for all

I am writing in response to your article titled, “Wage debate draws crowd,” (Journal, July 12). The crowd that this issue drew was comprised of union construction workers and u ...

Put charter city status on ballot

We have an opportunity to move our city forward by taking control of our own destiny. We can do this by becoming a charter city. Our city council, led by Councilman Kevin Hanley, i ...

Wage change debate draws crowd

Local contractors spoke out Monday night against a potential change in city policy that they say could jeopardize their living. At the end of the discussion one City Council memb ...

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 ...

Community Portrait: Dan Sokol a volunteer watchdog over community government

You might not recognize him on the street because he’s not a flashy guy, but if you are a frequent reader of the Auburn Journal you will recognize his name. Dan Sokol has writte ...

Our View: Back-to-basics approach right fit for Streetscape II

High on infrastructure and low on frills, the second phase of Auburn’s Streetscape project is ratcheting up in Downtown. The Auburn City Council made the right choice for these ...

Together we can weather canal break

One of the defining characteristics of the Auburn community is our ability to pull together in a crisis. When the 49 Fire vanquished 63 homes and businesses, residents rushed in t ...

Throw a bone to Old Town Auburn

At the same time it approved more than a million dollars to fund the second phase of the Downtown redevelopment project cloaked under the guise of “Streetscape,” the Auburn Cit ...

Our View: Auburn out front on pension reform; can state follow?

How do you eat an elephant named “pension reform”? As you would any other elephant — one bite at a time. The Auburn City Council and three public safety unions agreed to cha ...

Our View: Auburn must pedal its best foot forward for Amgen race day

With the economic recovery starting to find its footing in Auburn, it’s not the right time to fine Auburn businesses for temporary banners and sandwich boards that might be the o ...

AT&T danced around tower queries

When I moved here a year ago today, I had no idea I would be thrust into a cell tower debate (Journal, March 17). I feel that it is my duty as a citizen of Auburn to attempt to rai ...

Why schedule city session on Sunday?

I first would like to thank the Auburn City Council members for their dedication to this community. I can only imagine the hours they spend and stress their experience in resolving ...

Our View: Meet in Auburn, not Washington, D.C.

Placer County Supervisor Jim Holmes criticized Congressman Tom McClintock recently for not backing progressive local programs with federal dollars. McClintock fired back that Holm ...

Why rush to build when there’s a glut?

Bravo! to the editors of the Auburn Journal for the “Our View” editorial (Feb. 23). I, and many other concerned citizens showed up to the Planning Commission meeting that even ...