Bernie Schroeder

Looking behind the scenes: County CEO’s support network dwindling

Marking up the notebook while considering my options for the upcoming state gubernatorial race. One candidate appears old, distant and out of touch while the other has already ser ...

Just what do our tax payments provide?

Wringing out the notebook while noting that although the Northern California reservoirs are at least 90 percent full, and that the snow pack still hasn’t really begun melting yet ...

Art budget still needed

Auburn should spend at least $50,000 on Central Square artwork, one city councilman said. “We’re hoping to have an item on the agenda for (May) 24 that will allow the council ...

Donations, volunteers ease Amgen tour impact in Auburn

Donations, volunteers and careful planning are cushioning the financial impact of the Amgen Tour of California ride through Auburn Sunday. The city estimates its total outlay at ...

City: Keep pesticides out of system

Auburn city officials are putting a harmful pesticide on the watch list. “Diazinon was banned in 2004,” said Bernie Schroeder, manager of the city of Auburn’s engineering d ...

Surveys soliciting views, input on Downtown parking

Nearly a year after completion of the city of Auburn’s parking study, the issue is getting renewed attention. The Downtown Business Association recently distributed parking surv ...

Phase two of streetscape expected this spring

As the first part of a Downtown improvement project came to an end, city staff is gearing up for the second phase. Phase one of Auburn’s Streetscape project came to a ceremonia ...

Streetscape gains historic flourish

Ongoing work on Auburn’s $12 million Downtown Streetscape project included the return of an oft-overlooked historic compass Monday. The compass was probably inlaid into the side ...

Festival brings joy to Auburn

Saturday evening (Dec. 5) our community came together to enjoy the Festival of Lights Parade brought to us by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce. This event highlights the holiday se ...

Streetscape Part 1 nearly done

Tractors ripping into the ground, the rumble of pavement stampers and orange construction fencing. These have been the sights and sounds of Central Square since the Streetscape pr ...