Bernie Schroeder

Streetscape construction set to begin May 18

Auburn can expect new Streetscape construction to begin May 18. On Monday the Auburn City Council, acting as the Auburn Urban Development Authority, unanimously approved a contrac ...

History engraves its way into heart of city

Several pieces of Auburn’s history will soon make a permanent residence in Central Square. The Streetscape History and Art Advisory Committee has given the OK for 10 people, gro ...

Auburn plant’s solar panels celebrate the sun

Auburn’s Wastewater Treatment Plant has a couple of new additions to feel sunny about. On Tuesday the city unveiled its new solar power project and ultraviolet disinfectant syst ...

Wastewater treatment plant ready for the sun

Auburn’s wastewater treatment plant will now run with a little help from the sun. The city of Auburn is holding a press conference for its Auburn Wastewater Treatment Plant Sola ...

City employee always works with a smile

A woman who grew up in the foothills is keeping Auburn’s transit system on track. Megan Siren, 27, is the city of Auburn’s employee of the year. Siren is an administrative an ...

More structure, less glitz planned for Streetscape phase

Auburn residents can expect a less fancy phase 2 of the Streetscape project. Streetscape is a street beautification and improvement project connecting Old Town and Downtown Auburn ...

More weather rolling into Auburn

Auburn can expect another wet week, and officials said they are ready to weather the storm. A new storm is expected to bring 1 1/2 inches of rain to Auburn Sunday, according to D ...

Palm Avenue sidewalk moving forward

The city of Auburn plans to give E.V. Cain students a safe route to school through a $785,000 project, 90 percent of which will be funded by grants. In a unanimous vote Monday nig ...

New bird sanctuary signs honor 42 years of history

Auburn’s bird sanctuary history continues into the modern day with a large variety of birds living in and around the city, and some new signs celebrating a bird legacy. Accordi ...

Council approves $28,000 for regional plant study

By March Auburn residents could know how much they would be spending on their sewer bills if a regional wastewater treatment plant became a reality. Monday night the Auburn City C ...

Flagpole for Central Square

The Auburn Public Works Department installed a new 30-foot flagpole in Central Square Thursday morning. The pole will hold the American flag. The cost of the new pole and foundatio ...

Chief: Auburn at low risk for San Bruno-type tragedy

There is small risk of Auburn experiencing the kind of gas-fueled fire the residents of San Bruno confronted on Sept. 9. In a briefing to the Auburn City Council Monday night, Aubu ...

Tighter security possibility in Auburn

Local business owners have varying views on beefing up security in the city of Auburn. According to Capt. John Ruffcorn of the Auburn Police Department, new security measures are a ...

City approves $8,000 to engrave Downtown tiles

Several engravings in Central Square will come with an $8,000 price tag. In a 3-1 vote Monday night the Auburn Urban Development Authority, which is made up of Auburn’s City Cou ...

Outdoor permit approved

A business owner’s permit for outdoor seating has been continued for 60 days. July 8 the city granted Alexandra Hastings-Carnahan, owner of Tsuda’s Old Town Eatery, a temporar ...