Bill Kirby

Business owners react to council support of ADA bill

Local business owners say they are glad the Auburn City Council is trying to bring about change when it comes to Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuits. One business settled its ...

Aeolia Drive resident may win partial reprieve from $11,600 fine

A man who owes the city more than $11,000 in property citations may only have to pay $600 after a City Council decision Monday night. After a long debate with no resolution, the A ...

Unions seem to be main opposition to charter, councilmen say

City officials say unions are the driving force behind a campaign to dissuade Auburn from considering becoming a charter city. A recently launched Facebook page and website voices ...

Wage change debate draws crowd

Local contractors spoke out Monday night against a potential change in city policy that they say could jeopardize their living. At the end of the discussion one City Council memb ...

City: Police can arrest panhandlers

Auburnites can now expect stricter laws on panhandling and soliciting in the city. In a unanimous vote Monday night the Auburn City Council passed the Solicitation Ordinance and ...

Questions arise over charter

Residents of Auburn and beyond came out Monday night to give their opinions about the option of charter status for the city of Auburn. The Auburn City Council held its first chart ...

Auburn preparing for more movies under the stars

Another chance for local families to see movies under the stars is headed to a part of town near you. Auburn Movie Night is beginning its second go-round June 15 in Central Squar ...

New statue to represent local Nisenan

Those who visit Central Square could see a new addition by fall. On Monday night the Auburn City Council approved a life-sized statue for one of the three pedestals in Central Squ ...

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 ...