Bill Kirby

Another View: City budget myths hide looming peril to Auburn finances

For more than a decade now, Auburn has been viewed as a model of financial stability because of the City Council’s consistent, widely admired record of fiscal responsibility ...

Town ‘pillar’ Charley Fink dies at 86

Charles W. Fink, “a pillar of the community” and longtime owner of Auburn Drug, died Friday after a long illness. He was 86. “Charley hadn’t been well sin ...

Another View: A Welcome Wagon of advice for our new city manager

Following is an open letter to Auburn’s new city manager, Tim Rundel. Dear Tim: As you are getting settled into your new office and arranging photos of the fam on your de ...

Auburn airport startup seeing green

Enable Energy may be a young company, but they are making a big splash on the renewable energy scene in the City of Auburn and Placer County. Founded in January of this year, the ...

Another View: Running once for council was enough

Mike Holmes, Bridget Powers and Matt Spokely … you can all relax, because I’m not running. Two years ago, after voters torpedoed Kevin Hanley’s charter city ep ...

Auburn’s options unclear after firefighter layoffs

Auburn Fire Department’s two-year, $681,900 grant will expire on Sept. 22. That much is certain. What remains to be seen is what will follow – what cuts the department ...

Firefighters call on public to prevent layoffs

The Auburn Firefighters Association, which represents members of Auburn City Fire, has created an online method for concerned residents to voice their support for the five firefigh ...

City approves new manager

Auburn City Council members announced Thursday afternoon that they selected Tim Rundel, 47, of Oklahoma, as Auburn’s new city manager. Rundel will be leaving his job as assi ...

Council set to pick new city manager

It was set to be a busy weekend for Auburn City Council members as they work toward selecting a new city manager. Council members were to have been in closed session all day Satur ...

Multiple agencies come together to discuss Auburn’s homeless

The Auburn Airport Business Park Association held a meeting Wednesday night to bring business owners, service organizations, law enforcement officers and governing e ...