Bill Kirby

Hillmen football ignites crowds on Friday nights

The fever is back at LeFebvre stadium. Fans are packing the Placer High home football games and are rightfully proud. Tonight the mighty Hillmen face Mesa Verde. If you haven’t ...

Forum renews focus on airport industrial park

A city-owned industrial park that has been one of the Auburn area’s major economic drivers for three decades is getting renewed attention. A forum on the Auburn Airport Industri ...

Pull together and make Streetscape as great as it can be

Let us “Think Auburn First.” Let’s turn a lose-lose situation in Phase 1 of the Streetscape Project for both Auburn and the endurance community into a win-win, from a divisiv ...

Public outcry tables square name change

The Auburn Urban Development Commission will hold off on plans for Auburn’s Central Square after close to 50 residents showed up to a public meeting Monday night to share their d ...

City, county bigwigs prove they can sit down together

Stamping the notebook while proposing that the best way to improve U.S. Postal Service delivery is to mail those employees their paychecks — in unmarked envelopes. One thing tha ...

City staff and council prudently shepherd budget

As I mentioned in my last report to you, the City of Auburn is in relatively good economic health compared to some of the other cities in Placer County. We have prudently put funds ...

Looking Behind the Scenes: Take a closer look at a magnificently run campaign

Now that all of the political hoopla is dying down, and even some of the superfluous campaign signs are being removed, perhaps this is the proper time to discuss what may have been ...

Our View: Nesbitt, Kirby best picks for council

Four candidates are running for two seats on the Auburn City Council. Although each candidate would bring individual strengths, Keith Nesbitt and Bill Kirby are best suited to serv ...

City Council candidates face off at Eggs & Issues

Public safety, sewer infrastructure and parking issues highlighted a discussion among four candidates running for two open seats on the Auburn City Council during a candidate forum ...