Bob Richardson

Auburn redevelopment agency could be dissolved

City Council may have to decide whether to dissolve the Auburn Redevelopment Agency or give the state an initial percentage of its funds, totaling $287,405, come January. Accordi ...

Auburn airport gives business chance to fly

With the Auburn Municipal Airport giving pilot’s a chance to fly in and out at a moment’s notice, what does it offer to the community and businesses housed there? City Manager ...

Auburn airport manager ousted

Former Auburn Municipal Airport manager Ivan Karnezis said his understanding of why his contract was cancelled is different than what the city of Auburn is saying. Auburn City Man ...

City parking under review

City staff tossed out the idea of two-hour parking limits in Downtown and Old Town Auburn at Monday’s council meeting. The council also debated whether holiday parking enforceme ...

Goodbye to union?

Several members of a group of Auburn city employees are hoping to say goodbye to their union after feeling like it’s letting them down in negotiations. Jon May, a building insp ...

Local businesses discuss ADA lawsuits

After the Auburn City Council expressed concerns over lawsuits being brought against local businesses, some Placer County establishments are talking about their experiences. And r ...

No information after special City Council session

No information was released after the Auburn City Council met in special session Friday afternoon. The Journal received word Thursday that the council was meeting at 5 p.m. Friday ...

Auburn police department celebrates new chief

The Auburn Police Department welcomed its new chief with open arms Thursday while saying goodbye to its chief of five-and-a-half years. Chief John Ruffcorn was sworn in by Placer ...

City Council to hold special session Friday

The Auburn City Council is holding a special session Friday afternoon to negotiate with a labor group. The Journal received the agenda for the meeting Thursday afternoon. “We j ...

City Council responds to lawsuit filed against businessman

After several local businesses talked about lawsuits they have been in or letters they have received from Carmichael attorney Scott Johnson about Americans with Disabilities Act no ...

Council approves first balanced budget in four years

The Auburn City Council approved the city’s first balanced general fund budget in four years and discussed how a charter status might affect the Auburn Fire Department Monday. A ...

City Council to discuss possible interim police chief position

The Auburn Police Department could be seeing some changes in its staff extending beyond the retirement of Chief Valerie Harris. On Monday the City Council is set to analyze and po ...

California budget runs risk of killing off redevelopment agencies

Although Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed the proposed state Democratic budget Thursday, potential threats still hang in the air for Auburn. Brown has said in the past that he wants to dis ...

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 ...

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 ...