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Reader Input: Spokely devoted to Auburn’s best

I have had the opportunity to serve with Matt Spokely on the Auburn City Planning Commission and have learned firsthand what a remarkable man he is. His analytical skills, which ...

Reader Input: A tip of the hat for Newcastle help

On April 18, we met with the Greater Auburn Area Fire Safe Council in regards to the dangerous situation at the Newcastle Elementary School that has existed for years (“High ...

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 ...

Another View: Fire council aims to keep residents, property safe

As the rain dissipates and spring becomes summer, all of us think and worry about the fire danger to our neighborhoods. Remember how last year’s Rim Fire charred over 250,0 ...

Regional link would boost sewer rates in Auburn

Auburn residents and business owners may see a change in their sewer rates this summer due to a $6 to $8 fee increase that will be proposed to the City Council at the next meeting, ...

Council debates sewer fees

Auburn City Council members decided Monday to approve a lease agreement between the city and the Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce and voted in favor of continuing an analy ...

Auburn out for now on Placer, Lincoln regional sewer

  Time and money concerns resulted in a decision Tuesday by the Placer County supervisors to take its $7 million offer off the table and proceed without Auburn on a regional ...

Trivia Bee tests team’s knowledge of the Wild, Wild West

Question No. 1: What is the name of the three lower “Artes Liberales,” otherwise known as grammar, logic and rhetoric? Give up? The answer is “trivia,” an ...

Snyder stepping down from Auburn Planning Commission

AUBURN CA - Bob Snyder has tendered his resignation from the Auburn Planning Commission, after two stints of service on the board that sandwiched a term on the Auburn City Council. ...