City of Auburn

Costco lawsuit resolved

The suit between the City of Auburn and Placer County on the withdrawn Costco project is over. With a resolution accepted by the Auburn City Council during closed session proceedi ...

Reader Input: Auburn showed true holiday pride

Three cheers, and a hip-hip-hoorah for the City of Auburn and all the volunteers and business sponsors who showed Auburn how to celebrate our nation’s birthday ... from the m ...

Reader Input: Strange to call city the bad guy

I find it trying to read the letters regarding Costco and who is to blame. As a retired city planner, having worked for a city, county and regional government, I find it amusing ...

Reader input: This is the city going the extra mile?

To Bob Snyder — in response to your comment published  June 2 (“Blame should be ascribed to engineer,” Reader Input). Don’t pass judgment saying it was ...

Reader Input: Service day a rousing success

The first Auburn Community Service Day was a rousing success as 65 volunteers descended on Recreation Park ready to clear eight Auburn properties in preparation for fire season. ...

Reader Input: City bills part of annexation benefit

According to the March 12 front-page story in the Journal, the city is awaiting reimbursement from the county for the Costco lawsuit filed against the county (“City after leg ...

Reader input: Tax dollars will go down the hill

The odds of Costco coming to Auburn have now dropped to zero. They are a company that wants to avoid controversy, so when the two lawsuits were filed against them, especially the o ...

Ahother View: Auburn dysfunctional? — get some reality

Reading Michael Keeffe’s slamming Auburn (Reader Input, Feb. 11), I realized that the woeful distortion of Keeffe’s vision results from reading the Auburn Journal. No ...

Gusher in Auburn after water main breaks

The water flowed in torrents down Auburn’s Nevada Street near Interstate 80 on Thursday after workers reportedly drilled into a 12-inch main. The gusher appeared on the side ...

Reader Input: Have no desire to be annexed

So, Costco’s out — Wal-Mart is in. The city is suing the county to keep Costco out. (Auburn Mayor) Keith Nesbitt says they are not against Costco but they are against ...

Reader Input: Make sure Auburn city doesn’t get a dime

As a county homeowner I cannot even begin to express how disappointed I am that Costco has decided not to build in our area (“Costco terminates option on North Auburn store s ...

Reader Input: Thanks to those that jinxed Costco

Well, I hope all of the idiot politicians in both Placer County and the City of Auburn are happy — they got their wish, they ruined any chance of a Costco coming to North Aub ...

Reader input: Annexation is no fix for city

The Auburn City Council continues to show its utter lack of competence in running the city by desperately looking to the county and North Auburn as a way out of their fiscal mess. ...

Reader Input: Put Amazon out of business

Was it not too many years ago the City of Auburn was in heavy negotiations to get Costco to locate a store across from the theater on Nevada Street? So it seems we are witnessing ...

Another View: Annexation poppycock

The City of Auburn is about to engage in an effort to justify an effort to annex North Auburn into the city. An outspoken member of the city council has managed to convince other m ...