Bernie Schroeder

City catches up to the 1960s

Auburn officials acted as if (Director of Public Works) Bernie Schroeder had discovered the Lost City of Atlantis when presenting a modest example of performance-based budgeting a ...

Conflict over $73 million sewer project rising to the surface

AUBURN CA -- Confusion and an adversarial tone seemed to dominate discussions about a proposed $73 million regional sewer plan that could greatly impact rates at a Placer County Bo ...

Dramatic event handled well

Two weeks ago, Auburn native Mark Schroeder and his girlfriend, Jenette Degrace, were the couple that was missing for three days in the French Meadows area of Placer County. From ...

Weekend storms bring much needed rain, snow

The storm door opened just long enough to give the foothills a good soaking and blanket the Sierra with a fluffy layer of snow. But now it’s closing again — at least for a whil ...

Auburn to again experience ‘Thunder in the Sky’

Despite an aviation disaster at an air race in Reno last September, Auburn’s air fair is scheduled to go off without a hitch. Bernie Schroeder, Auburn’s director of public wor ...

Auburn redevelopment agency could be dissolved

City Council may have to decide whether to dissolve the Auburn Redevelopment Agency or give the state an initial percentage of its funds, totaling $287,405, come January. Accordi ...

Is Auburn parking lot sinking?

Steve Rowett said he arrived at his smog shop one morning to find part of the parking lot had sunk about 2 feet. Since that day about a year ago, Rowett, who owns Sierra Smog, of ...

Funding discussions underway for regional plant

The specifics of a regional wastewater treatment plant, including how it would be paid for, are still under debate, but local officials say there could be some movement soon. Aubu ...

Streetscape will see its end in fall

The second phase of a project designed to beautify Downtown Auburn is set to reach its end next month. Bernie Schroeder, director of Auburn’s Public Works Department, said Stree ...

Palm Avenue project set to provide ‘safe route to school’

Community members have mixed reactions to a $900,000-plus project that would provide a separated sidewalk and bicycle lane on Palm Avenue. On Monday night the Auburn City Council ...

Auburn airport manager ousted

Former Auburn Municipal Airport manager Ivan Karnezis said his understanding of why his contract was cancelled is different than what the city of Auburn is saying. Auburn City Man ...

Art coming to Downtown?

City staff is looking into possibly putting art in Downtown Auburn on a rotating basis. During Monday’s City Council meeting, Public Works Director Bernie Schroeder presented a ...

Rogers Jewelers sign defaced with derogatory word

An Auburn billboard was spreading a very different message Monday. A CBS Outdoor billboard located just outside the American River Canyon at Highway 49 and Lincoln Way holds an ad ...

Council raises sewer rates, discusses regional plan

City of Auburn sewer rate payers can expect a higher bill with the new fiscal year. The Auburn City Council voted 3-1 Monday night to increase rates by $2 a month. Some council me ...

Mobility made easier for Amgen race day

Getting from your car to a great viewing place for the Amgen Tour of California Stage 3 start Tuesday just got a little easier. Mayor Bill Kirby is paying for a shuttle to run bef ...