Auburn Union School District

Auburn Union School District hires new superintendent from Placerville

A veteran educator who now heads a Placerville-area district has been chosen as the new Auburn Union School District superintendent. Auburn district trustees voted unanimously lat ...

Parents weigh options: vax, homeschool, or leave state

Eva Armstrong grew up in Colfax and moved to Auburn five years ago with her husband Calvin. The couple said they are very happy here, but they’re considering a move to Nevada ...

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 ...

‘Indoor recess’ for students as Butte Fire smoke moves in

Winds from the Butte Fire blew a new round of smoke into Placer County on Monday, causing schools to cancel outdoor activities as air quality stayed unhealthy. Smoke was particula ...

Meddlers Report – April 14

Meddlers Report – April 14 The 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 Lin ...

Q&A: Top Auburn Union School District educator continues to learn

Superintendent of the Auburn Union School District for almost a year, Laura Grassmann oversees operations for about 2,100 students over four elementary schools – Rock Creek, ...

Search for suspect prompts lockdown of Auburn schools

A massive manhunt for a suspected cop killer in Auburn Friday forced the lockdown of all Auburn Union School District schools. Parents were notified with calls as soon as the sch ...

Reader Input: Vote Brown for strong schools

The Auburn Union School District (AUSD) educates some 2,100 students and is among the largest employers in Auburn, with more than 200 employees and a budget upwards of $12 million. ...

Laws could change for child abuse reporters

  A bill passed by the California legislature strengthening how child abuse is reported at schools awaits the governor’s signature. Twenty-five percent of reports of c ...

Berlant enters Auburn City Council race

A well-know Cal Fire spokesman has entered the race for a seat on the Auburn City Council. Daniel Berlant, 30, has worked for Cal Fire since 2001, becoming the agency’s Plac ...

Another View: Run, Daniel, run; and a couple of other morsels

He’s just 30, but this poised young man is just the answer for revitalizing, energizing and injecting new blood into the clogged arteries of the Auburn City Council, an organ ...

Sight Word Busters volunteers celebrate students’ reading success

Volunteer tutors in the Sight Word Busters program were recognized recently by Auburn Union School District Superintendent Dr. Laura Grassmann and three local elementary school pri ...

Three Auburn Union board seats up for election this fall

Three of Auburn Union School District’s five board seats are up for election in November, and Interim Superintendent Laura Grassmann wants to hold a workshop to give interest ...

AUSD to weigh budget, strategic plan next week

The Auburn Union School District expects its board to approve two major documents next week – its 2014-15 budget and a three-year strategic plan, revised for the first time i ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, June 4 and 11, 1964

Sticks and stones won’t get millions from ‘Poor’ Pierre Portly Pierre Salinger defeated Controller Alan Cranston for the Democratic senatorial nomination this w ...