Cheryl Maki

Council approves $28,000 for regional plant study

By March Auburn residents could know how much they would be spending on their sewer bills if a regional wastewater treatment plant became a reality. Monday night the Auburn City C ...

Ease your nerves and shop local

I have a solution for Mike Fredy’s miserable shopping expedition to Roseville the other evening (Reader Input, Dec. 22): “Think Auburn First!”  Shopping locally, when you c ...

Community Festival sponsors honored

The Auburn Community Festival honored sponsors at Ceronix Inc. recently, celebrating the success of the 14th annual local extravaganza that celebrates harvest time and life in the ...

Who is Auburn’s next mayor?

The most likely candidates for Auburn mayor are already lined up. Tuesday residents voted incumbents Mike Holmes, Bridget Powers and Kevin Hanley back into their City Council seat ...

Kevin Hanley earns his votes

There is a reason that the city of Auburn is not suffering and on the verge of bankruptcy in this time of universal economic woes. It is the leadership of some of our city council ...

Use Area 5 rec funds in Auburn

As a strong proponent of parks and recreation facilities in the Auburn Recreation District, I am asking that the (Placer County) Board of Supervisors does not approve the use of $ ...

Cheryl Maki makes McCann

Cheryl Maki doesn’t have time for gardening, painting tea cups or mountain biking. There’s only one pursuit for her. “Auburn’s my hobby,” she said. “My husband like ...

Our View: Saddles, cycles, salsa fill calendar busting at seams

Auburn, it’s time to get your rodeo on as a busy season of events kicks off in town. The annual Auburn Wild West Stampede roared in Thursday with barrel racing, followed by toda ...

Maki named McCann 2010 winner

Cheryl Maki is the 2010 Vernon Gould McCann Award winner. The McCann Award is Auburn’s most prestigious honor, and is given by the Auburn Journal in recognition of a lifetime of ...

Our View: Economic plan will require heavy lifting by many

Kudos to Auburn City Councilman Kevin Hanley for shining a light on the Auburn area’s fragmented economic development efforts. Hanley’s unified development plan, which has re ...

Think Auburn First: Your dollar will go further this season

When you think of Auburn, what comes first to mind? Is it the historic Auburn Courthouse? Maybe the American River Canyon, spanned by the Foresthill Bridge? Is it the friendly pe ...

A huge thanks to the real fire heroes

My heart and prayers go out to all our friends, neighbors and businesses that were impacted by the horrible fire. I know this community will come together to help those who lost so ...

Shop local campaign stocks up on support

By Gloria Young Journal Staff Writer Banners are up, the Web site is in place and the first newsletter is out. After a year of planning and dozens of meetings, the Think Auburn ...

Can greenbacks break the Thin Blue Line?

Paring the notebook while wondering why it’s OK for city and county workers to voluntarily cut their salaries while the state legislature continues to overpay itself in money and ...

A is for annexation of Auburn Airport's 'sphere of influence'

Dribbling through the notebook while wondering when the Sacramento Kings will get their bailout ... Meanwhile, don’t be surprised if the “A” word starts getting tossed aroun ...