city of Auburn

Park fees could be raised by up to $5K on new homes

On the agenda for Monday?s city council meeting is an item that could raise the park impact mitigation fee in Auburn by thousands of dollars. The fee would apply to new ?dwelling ...

Clarification of 6/15 editorial cartoon

The Journal would like to clarify the editorial cartoon printed in its Friday, June 15, 2012 edition on Page A4. The bills that the cartoon states Carpe Vino has not paid are two d ...

City projects 22 percent increase in sales tax revenue

Auburn is projected to have a 22 percent increase in sales tax revenue this year — one sign the local economy may be on the upswing, according to Andy Heath, administrative servi ...

Judge rules in favor of Measure A opponents

The Placer County Superior Court ruled Tuesday that the opponents of Measure A do not need to make amendments to their ballot argument, as challenged by City Clerk Joe Labrie. Mea ...

Weekend storms bring much needed rain, snow

The storm door opened just long enough to give the foothills a good soaking and blanket the Sierra with a fluffy layer of snow. But now it’s closing again — at least for a whil ...

Regional sewer plant will be our ‘big dig’

Re: “Supes to vote Dec. 6 on sewer planning,”?(Journal, Nov. 27): This project has taken on a life of its own. I believe that special interests and benefits to Lincoln are driv ...

Jim Ruffalo: Where — and how — can we save taxpayer dollars?

If there is an upside to the continual downward financial spiral most of us are trapped in, it’s that in times such as these, government officials can do things they never could ...

Couple set to sue city for alleged theft of signs

An Auburn couple plans to sue the city after claiming the Public Works Department stole their signs, but the city says the residents never had any right to put the signs up in the ...

City home rehabilitation repairs to help with health and safety issues

Low-income homeowners in Auburn could get some help making repairs to their houses through a new city Housing Rehabilitation Program. According to Reg Murray, senior planner with ...

Auburn homebuyer program looks to assist first-time, low-income residents

A new housing program in Auburn could help some local families achieve their dreams of owning a home for the first time. The state approved a $487,500 HOME Investment Partnership ...