City of Auburn

Another View: On politics, policy and the Wild Kingdom

For my generation, the 1975 music video “I’m Just a Bill,” by School House Rock was our first introduction to civics. Kids still watch this classic video. As the ...

Reader Input: Heroin series a call to action

The recent three-part series and editorial concerning heroin use in this area was a welcome example of real journalism in a local newspaper. This kind of in-depth reporting was onc ...

Another View: Slick city-chamber deal raises eyebrows, questions

This is a tale of how things get done in Auburn. In its June 17 meeting, the chronically verbose Placer County Board of Supervisors approved the purchase of the Auburn Depot for ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, July 2, 1964

Electricians’ strike hits river project A walkout by electricians yesterday threw crippling punches at Placer County’s $115,000,000 Middle Fork American River Project ...

Another View: City budget myths hide looming peril to Auburn finances

For more than a decade now, Auburn has been viewed as a model of financial stability because of the City Council’s consistent, widely admired record of fiscal responsibility ...

Auburn airport startup seeing green

Enable Energy may be a young company, but they are making a big splash on the renewable energy scene in the City of Auburn and Placer County. Founded in January of this year, the ...

Another View: Ever-shifting political winds call for vigilance

Looks can be deceiving. Almost 2,000 years ago, as the gladiator entered the arena of the Roman Coliseum, it must have been quite a sight as 80,000 cheering Romans impatiently wait ...

Renovations moving along at new Chamber of Commerce office space

An event on June 26 will give the community a peek at renovations of the new Chamber of Commerce office in Downtown Auburn “There will be hard hat tours and (an opportunity ...

Reader Input: Sewer hike cash going where?

I am writing about the letter I received from the City of Auburn about the sewer hike. As an owner of a single-family residence in Auburn, I have a few questions about this issue t ...

Another View: Steering Auburn toward 2020: 4 key steps

Typhoons, whether real or if we think of them in a metaphoric sense, can suddenly and unexpectedly alter history and our lives. First, let’s consider the real thing. In Dec ...