Bridget Powers

Measure A protects volunteers

It was a great pleasure to see opinions being discussed during the recent Charter City Debate on Measure A. The State Theatre was packed full of supporters on both sides of the fen ...

People in Business

Community 1st Bank adds loan officer Community 1st Bank has named Geoff Miller as senior vice president/ commercial loan officer. He has nearly 25 years of experience in the finan ...

Supes want closer look at Lincoln-Auburn sewer pipeline

Placer County supervisors spent a marathon session Tuesday in an attempt to come up with a solution for ongoing wastewater challenges in North Auburn’s Sewer Maintenance Dist ...

Another View: Auburn fits in well with District 5

When I ran for Placer County supervisor, my main objective was to make the board more accessible and responsive to community input. For the past three years, I have worked diligent ...

Cancelled Kings games hit fans hard

Dan Luper expected to be at Power Balance Pavilion watching the Sacramento Kings play around this time next month. With NBA players and owners unable to agree upon a deal to end ...

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 ...

Jim Ruffalo: Is it me or does Auburn Airport resemble a ghost town?

Maybe I’m wrong, but after a quick trip through the Auburn Airport environs it appeared to me to have all the makings of a ghost town. Don’t get me wrong. Things weren’t as b ...

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 ...

Exact financial impact of Amgen on city hard to calculate, officials say

While officials can’t say how much money the Amgen Tour of California has brought to Auburn, they agree it should have a long-term benefit on the city. Those involved in plannin ...

Auburn does not exist in a bubble

Why is our Mayor Bill Kirby “shocked” that (council member) Bridget Powers agreed to be part of a broad regional coalition to address funding and building of a new arena for th ...

Council calls for $2.7 million recreation area funding

The Auburn City Council wants to make sure the Auburn State Recreation Area gets the $2.7 million in funding it needs. This week the City Council unanimously approved sending a le ...

Placer County representatives part of new arena task force

Members of the Here We Build Regional task force will meet for the first time Thursday to look at cooperative ways of building a new sports and entertainment complex in Sacramento. ...

City relaxes sign regulations again

Local business owners can breathe easier about temporary signage. In a unanimous vote Monday night the Auburn City Council decided to repeal resolution 10-88 for a year and also d ...

City won’t pay for councilmen to attend D.C. conference

The city of Auburn will not be paying for a City Council member to attend the annual Sacramento Metro Capitol-to-Capitol trip this May. In a unanimous vote Monday night, the Aubur ...