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Council set to pick new city manager

It was set to be a busy weekend for Auburn City Council members as they work toward selecting a new city manager. Council members were to have been in closed session all day Satur ...

Fire department loses grant, possibly 5 employees

The Auburn City Fire Department may have to lay off five firefighters this summer after a $681,900, two-year-long grant expires. Fire Chief Mark D’Ambrogi said he found out ...

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 ...

Reader Input: Powers that be aren’t listening

I thought one of your articles was hilarious. OK, maybe not hilarious – just plain funny. The title is “Public silent on city manager qualities,” (Journal, Feb. ...

Former Auburn mayor O.C. Taylor dies at 83

  An Auburn native whose life ranged from racing stock cars in the 1950s to serving as Auburn mayor in the 1990s to piloting a plane in his later years, O.C. Taylor died Wedn ...

Reader Input: Put shelter in correct place

City Council members have proposed to rezone properties along Highway 49 and the Auburn-Ravine corridor to allow for emergency shelters. It’s true. State law requires citie ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Auburn and its police come to a deal; court case updates and what’s up in Meadow Vista?

What we’re working on: Reporter Gus Thomson is writing about the Auburn City Council’s meeting earlier this week that saw Auburn police officers receive raises, and an ...

Reader Input: Tragedy inspired event opposition

It has come to my attention some Auburn people question why I or The Golden Swann Jewelers are against the Black and White Affaire. The perception is that money is so important to ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: American Fire burns near Foresthill; Soldier procession passes through Auburn; City Council to vote on homeless zones

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Reader Input: May Downtown bloom, boom

When so much of our current visual world is becoming stark and sterile, is it really time for Auburn to abandon the charming and delightful draw of the plantings of bright flowers ...