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Meddlers Report – Sept. 30

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

City budget under microscope

The city of Auburn is looking into the most prudent path when it comes to finances for the new fiscal year. During last Monday’s City Council meeting, council members and of ...

Another View: City budget myths hide looming peril to Auburn finances

For more than a decade now, Auburn has been viewed as a model of financial stability because of the City Council’s consistent, widely admired record of fiscal responsibility ...

Another View: Steering Auburn toward 2020: 4 key steps

Typhoons, whether real or if we think of them in a metaphoric sense, can suddenly and unexpectedly alter history and our lives. First, let’s consider the real thing. In Dec ...

Fire department loses grant, possibly 5 employees

The Auburn City Fire Department may have to lay off five firefighters this summer after a $681,900, two-year-long grant expires. Fire Chief Mark D’Ambrogi said he found out ...

CalPERS says Loomis Fire permanently hired a 'retired annuitant'

The state and the Loomis Fire Protection District don’t agree on the terms of hiring for Chief Dave Wheeler. The California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) r ...

Union, El Dorado Hills CSD at impasse in labor negotiations

EL DORADO HILLS, CA - What had been a very quiet and private collective bargaining negotiation between the Community Service District and its labor union, Local 1, came to a head a ...

Placer County Water Agency 2 percent pay hike first since 2009

AUBURN CA - A 2 percent raise will be increasing the Placer County Water Agency payout to workers for salaries by $329,000 this year. While one board member is saying the pay rais ...

Placer County’s $100,000 club: 21 retirees receiving six-figure pensions

A total of 21 retired Placer County employees are receiving more than $100,000 a year in CalPERS pensions. The list – from California Pension Reform’s online “CalPERS 100K C ...