charter

Moffat blazing fundraising trail with $13,615 in early reports

Local small-business owner Gary Moffat has a large lead in fundraising over incumbents Dr. Bill Kirby and Keith Nesbitt in his bid for one of two open seats on the Auburn City Coun ...

Let Auburn begin anew

After enduring an 18-month, epic battle that ended in the defeat of the tragically flawed ballot initiative, Measure A, I think it is clear that this community has learned some ver ...

Stop blowing things out of proportion

Between the Black and White event and the charter issue, this all seems like a circus mentality. It sounds like a ball of confusion! It?s no wonder we are so confused. We create ou ...

Declare independence

Do we, as citizens of Auburn, really wish to be in partnership with a state government whose idea of prosperity is a shopping cart? Vote “yes” on Measure A — charter city. St ...

Charter plan excludes public

Kevin Dayton, state lobbyist for the ABC (Association of Builders and Contractors), commented in the Auburn Journal that Auburn would benefit from a charter because we would pay lo ...

Auburn needs a city charter

In response to “Charter makes it way to election ballot,” Journal, Sept. 13, I find it interesting that the story decided to give voice to one person who opposes the charter bu ...

Vote your conscience on charter issue

The time to end the plague of unfunded mandates and demands is now. We choose to live here and care about the quality of life and the other aspects of Auburn life and want to prese ...

Tell City Council how you feel

After viewing Andy Lukkonen’s “Visual Viewpoint” last Sunday, July 24, I was left saddened. Why? Because I could imagine the neither the (Journal) nor Andy Lukkonen printing ...

Supervisor’s $10,000 county flight questioned

A Placer County’s supervisor’s $9,887 flight on a chartered plane is being criticized by a taxpayer watchdog group’s president. On vacation in Utah at the time, Supervisor R ...