Bill Kirby

City won’t pay for councilmen to attend D.C. conference

The city of Auburn will not be paying for a City Council member to attend the annual Sacramento Metro Capitol-to-Capitol trip this May. In a unanimous vote Monday night, the Aubur ...

City OK’s $60,000 for new electronic sign

Despite some protests, in a 3-0 vote, the city of Auburn allocated $60,000 for a new electronic sign as long as City Manager Bob Richardson thinks the project is a good idea. The l ...

Neighbors rise against possible cell phone tower

Several neighbors on Borland Avenue are mobilizing to fight a potential 78-foot monopine cell phone tower that could be erected in the neighborhood. Danusia Szumowski, O.C. Taylor ...

Baltimore Ravine access sent back to Planning Commission

The Auburn City Council voted 4-1 after a laborious Thursday night to task the Planning Commission with studying different main access points for Baltimore Ravine. The meeting beg ...

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 ...

Cell tower continued again

Borland Avenue residents and business owners still don’t know if a 78-foot monopine cell phone tower will rise in their neighborhood. The Auburn City Council continued the topic ...

Baltimore Ravine going to City Council

The potential Baltimore Ravine development project could be approved by the Auburn City Council Jan. 13. “My best guess is that, yes, it could be approved by the council, but on ...

The New Year is all about No. 1’s

This New Year is a celebration of No. 1’s as we kick off January with 1/1/11. Ralph Gibson, program manager for Placer County Museums, said he thinks the No. 1 historical event ...

City clerk debate continues

Residents have differing opinions about whether or not the city of Auburn should have an elected city clerk and city treasurer, and a City Council vote helped spur on the debate. ...

Councilman unsure about $5,000 Amgen loan

One Auburn City Council member shared some of his Amgen related doubts Monday night. The Auburn City Council unanimously approved a $5,000 loan from the city’s general fund to A ...