Bob Snyder

Keep Oliver on PCOE board

Education is faced with many problems requiring strong, competent leadership and independent thinking to provide the best education for our students, parents and communities. Lynn ...

Noon Hour Update: Fair food preview; resignation on Planning commission and school enrollment numbers

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Our View: Roll forward with favorable food truck regulations

There’s a popular phrase going around this election season — let the market pick the winners and losers, not the government — and it fits perfectly into the debate over food ...

Another View: Let me get this straight

If Measure A fails on June 5, then we can once again attest to the ruthless effectiveness of big money politics. We will have been bamboozled by a clever, expensive campaign by a p ...

Jerry Johnson will serve us well

My vote is for Jerry Johnson for District 5 Supervisor. I have known Jerry for 16 years and have had the benefit of seeing him in action in both private and public settings. He is ...

Auburn needs home rule

At the very well-run League of Women Voters debate (May 3), Kevin Hanley asked Todd Stenhouse (a self-proclaimed Auburn resident of three weeks) and Hank Gonzalez to sign a pledge ...

Charter city debate goes public

Two local organizations are co-sponsoring a public debate on Measure A — the initiative for Auburn to become a charter city. The League of Women Voters of Placer County and the ...

Measure A opponents file $25K in campaign contributions

Preserve Auburn - No on Measure A has a $25,000 campaign budget, while the Auburn Advocates for Local Control - Yes on Measure A haven’t yet reached the $1,000 mark, according to ...

Outhouses the way to go

After witnessing a minor dust-up between (Placer County) supervisor (Jim) Holmes, Cheryl Maki and Bob Snyder at the last Meddlers meeting in regard to the regional sewer plant, I w ...

Great to see cooperation

I read with great interest the guest editorial by Supervisor (Robert) Weygandt on Monday Feb. 27 (“Regional plan best way to address wastewater options.”) It appears that all t ...

Hook up with Lincoln plant

Fifty-plus years ago the Auburn City Council made a huge mistake. They rejected the annexation of the Bowman area into our sewer system. I have not met any civic leader who denies ...

Regional water treatment plan is best

It’s apparent some of our Placer County supervisors and staff, instead of demonstrating leadership thinking for the long-term future, are stuck in a rut of short-term thinking an ...

Another View: My view of the regional sewer debate

Mr. (Wally) Reemelin’s column of Dec. 2 was right about it being time for action on this long-running issue. But don’t bet the house on there being a fair debate between altern ...

Commission OK’s senior care home

Auburn is slated to have a new senior care home in the near future. The Auburn Planning Commission Tuesday unanimously approved the design and a tree permit for the Autumn Gardens ...

Funk Box Derby rolling through Auburn

Auburnites should get ready to see some kooky creations roll down Lincoln Way for a cause. The Auburn Funk Box Derby is back in town. The event begins Sunday morning with the Aub ...