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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 ...

Lord help Auburn's ignorant masses

I just read the comments in the Streetwise article (Journal, May 3), where locals were asked their opinion on the upcoming Measure A (the changing of Auburn to a charter city). Out ...

Our View: Voters ? Take the time to find out

What is Measure A and why should you care? Measure A is what voters will see on their ballots this month and in June when they head to the polls. Phrases such as “charter cit ...

Measure A may create problems

My other questions linger on (“Charter city questions linger,” Reader Input, April 17). I did find this information: The disadvantages of being a charter city include:& ...

Key points of Measure A arguments clarified

Editor’s Note: The Journal obtained a copy of Measure A, the proposal to make Auburn a charter city, rather than a general law city and the ballot arguments for and against this ...

What are other charter cities saying?

Auburn voters will soon decide Auburn’s charter status and other cities are weighing in on what impact being a charter city has had on them. Some city officials say despite past ...