City of Auburn

Retire young on somebody else’s dime and double-dip, too

Taking the lump of coal out of the notebook while wondering if Santa Claus Inc. has received its governmental bailout yet ... While we’re at it, the gifts that seem to keep on g ...

Reader vows to shop Roseville

Lynn Howe has some good points about pitbulls (Reader Input, Nov. 8). Her statement, “Reckless owners of any dogs pose a threat to the community’s safety,” is true. These o ...

Judge rules 4 pitbulls vicious

Four pitbulls that attacked a teen in Downtown Auburn were declared “vicious” by a Placer County Judge Thursday. The ruling comes about a month-and-a-half after the dogs atta ...

Firefighters, city disagree on pay increase issue

Is the city not agreeing to share the burden? Or are firefighters asking for more in a time when there is less? Details emerged this week as to why the city of Auburn and its fi ...

Rerun movies under the stars

I would like to thank the Skyridge School PTC for a wonderful Family Movie Night under the stars. The event was a fundraiser,but its main function seemed to me to be a safe,fun p ...

Why hesitate in pitbull put-down?

I certainly agree with Daniel Chauvin regarding the dog attack in Auburn (Reader Input, Sept. 25). It brings to mind an incident many years ago on our small farm in Pennsylvania. ...

Manage forests to reduce wildfire risks

It’s become an annual California phenomenon. Summer transitions to fall and our forests burn. Fire suppression in the past century has been so successful that forests which befo ...

Multiple projects abuzz in Auburn

There has been some confusion about the role of city commissions and committees over the past few weeks. I want to set the record straight. The city has a number of advisory bodie ...

Fire prevention stalled in limbo

Spreading fire retardant on the notebook while realizing that wildlands blazes pay absolutely no attention at all to governmental boundaries ... For example, if a fire is burning ...

Square becomes town lightning rod

Searching for a new notebook while wondering if the Cash for Clunkers program was deemed so successful, then how soon before we see Wampum for Washers or Moola for Microwaves? … ...