charter city

Incumbents think ahead

I know the Measure A/charter city initiative didn’t pass, but I didn’t think it was that bad of an idea since it would have resulted in more home rule and the potential to save ...

Who’s the best for the job?

Three (are) running for two City Council seats in Auburn, two incumbents and one Auburn “business” owner. This candidate has unique ideas, energy, executive marketing experienc ...

Moffat’s proposals make good sense

I attended the Meddlers’ meeting last Tuesday morning (Sept. 18) to hear the candidates for (Auburn) City Council. After listening to all three candidates, I have made the decisi ...

Auburn pays out more than $62,000 and counting in Measure A lawsuits

A judge ruled Tuesday that the City of Auburn will have to pay more than $24,000 in legal fees to the authors of the ballot arguments and rebuttal against Measure A ? the failed in ...

Measures don?t measure up to most voters

Semi-official election results indicate sweeping loss was a common theme among local measures. Measures A, D and E did not garner enough votes to pass, based on the most up-to- ...

Noon Hour Update: Election results wrap-up; Placer High graduation and goats mowing down fire danger

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're working on for our Thursday editi ...

Auburn voters reject charter city initiative

Auburn voters appeared to decide the fate of their city?s government structure Tuesday night, with early results indicating that Measure A, the initiative for Auburn to become a ch ...

Last-minute push for Measure A surges on

Measure A campaigners in Auburn showed no signs of letting up going into today?s election. Each side powered through a last-minute push to get Auburn voters to the polls and ask ...

Measure A shortchanges

As a founding member of the League of Placer County Taxpayers, I?ve spent the last 40 years fighting for transparency and fiscal responsibility in government. I oppose Measure A be ...

Send a message to lobbyists

Part of the impetus behind Measure A occurred in 2003-4 when the state amended Section 1720.4 of the Labor Code. The code requires general law cities to pay volunteers who wish to ...

Support Measure A

I would like to thank the Placer County League of Women?s Voters, Auburn?s American Association of University Women and the Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center for hosting the Mea ...

Noon Hour Update: Election finance filings; horses vs. mountain bikers; Memorial Day and local business climate

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're working on for our Sunday edition ...

Measure A fits Auburn

Over the past few months we have listened or read opinions in favor of and against Measure A which would give the City of Auburn a charter or mini-constitution for the conduct of m ...

Measure A is a bad idea

On June 5, residents of Auburn will decide whether or not to become a charter city—investing more power in the hands of local politicians and altering the way our city does b ...

Charter devil is in the details

I attended last Thursday’s (May 3) debate of Measure A, the charter city proposal for Auburn at the State Theater. Proponents and opponents squared off, listing pros and cons ...