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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 ...

No ad hoc committee concerning charter city in sight

Residents will have a chance to discuss whether or not they want Auburn to be a charter city, but just how the city will go about doing that was a topic of debate Monday night. In ...

Move will bring bureau to heart of Downtown

A Placer County tourism staple is moving to Downtown Auburn. The Placer County Visitors Bureau California Welcome Center is relocating to Auburn’s Old City Hall on High Street a ...

City employee always works with a smile

A woman who grew up in the foothills is keeping Auburn’s transit system on track. Megan Siren, 27, is the city of Auburn’s employee of the year. Siren is an administrative an ...

Council forms plan for financial priorities

The Auburn City Council has some goals for the city, which revolve around saving money while providing the same level of services to residents. At a 10 a.m. special session on Su ...

Special session to address City Council goals

Goals for the city will be a subject of discussion at a meeting Sunday morning. The Auburn City Council is holding a special session starting at 10 a.m. Sunday in Room 10 at City ...