Bob Snyder

Our View: State of Community honors Auburn’s finest

Tonight’s Auburn Chamber of Commerce State of the Community Dinner honors a select group who make our community a much better place to live, work and play. In good economic tim ...

Bob Snyder honored as 2011 McCann Award recipient

It’s time to celebrate Bob the Builder. Bob Snyder, who has had a hands-on part in too many community projects to count in the 15 years he’s lived in Auburn, has been picked as ...

Another View: The great Placer County sewer debate

First let’s agree on this — it’s our wastewater, not the county’s or the city’s, it belongs to you and to me. And we each have a responsibility not to foul the water supp ...

Bob Snyder wins McCann Award

Bob Snyder is the winner of the prestigious 2011 McCann Award for community service. “I’m deeply honored,” said Snyder. “I enjoy what I do for Auburn. I never thought I wo ...

No electronic sign for Auburn

Auburn won’t be seeing an electronic billboard in the near future. Auburn resident Virgil Traynor proposed an LED motion sign at the Jan. 24 meeting of the Auburn Urban Developm ...

Planning Commission says Herdal the best

The Auburn Planning Commission thinks Herdal Drive is the best way to get into the potential 790-home Baltimore Ravine development, despite some neighbors disagreeing. In a 2-0 v ...

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 ...

Don’t call Gaines a fiscal conservative

Bob Snyder’s letter of Jan. 5 got it all wrong. I was not saying that someone should not run for office because of the cost of elections. I was peeved because Mr. (Ted) Gaines r ...

Democracy costs money

I disagree with the opinions of the citizens interviewed for Gus Thomson’s Dec. 30 article on the special election for the District 1 Senate seat. It is not Ted Gaines’ fault t ...

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. ...