City of Auburn

City approves new manager

Auburn City Council members announced Thursday afternoon that they selected Tim Rundel, 47, of Oklahoma, as Auburn’s new city manager. Rundel will be leaving his job as assi ...

Reader Input: Conflicts surface within City Council

Having read Mr. (Gary) Moffatt’s article (“Council, chamber’s too-cozy deal,” Another View, April 20) and then Mr. (Kevin) Hanley’s response (“C ...

Reader Input: Stories, fire pit are good things

Thank you, Gus Thomson, for your article in February about the sisters and brother who have found each other after 65 years apart (“Abandoned in 1949, sisters find each other ...

Reader Input: Letter misstates two key facts

In response to Mr. (Frank) Gau’s recent letter to the Journal (“Theater built for WWII temporary use,” Reader Input, April 8), I would like to correct him on a co ...

Reader input: Our entrances to Auburn should be inviting

Auburn is a charming town in so many ways. Shouldn’t our entrances to our town be inviting? Today when I exited the freeway at Highway 49, I couldn’t help but notice wh ...

Spring brings road construction, signal-light problems to Auburn

Better weather and an upcoming sporting event on Auburn roads means one thing right now – road construction. Auburn’s Public Works, Caltrans and the Placer County Wate ...

Council to vote on emergency alert system

The Auburn City Council will vote on Monday to accept, alter or reject an official emergency alert system proposed by Police Chief John Ruffcorn. Ruffcorn said the “critical ...

Auburn’s finance chief to leave post

In the wake of City Manager Bob Richardson’s departure to Grass Valley, Auburn will now also be dealing with the loss of city finance chief Kim Juran, who took the position j ...

Reader Input: Spokely would serve city well

I am excited and proud of my friend and colleague Matt Spokely for his commitment to run for Auburn City Council. I have known Matt since our college days at Cal Poly and am cons ...

Auburn, Caltrans use dry weather to their advantage

While most Auburn residents are looking to the skies for a sign of rain, Caltrans and the city of Auburn are using the ongoing dry spell to catch up on much needed roadwork. Road ...