City Manager Bob Richardson

City manager in talks with Grass Valley

Longtime Auburn City Manager Bob Richardson has entered into negotiations to become Grass Valley’s next city manager, Auburn council members have confirmed. The negotiations ...

Jim Ruffalo: Is it me or does Auburn Airport resemble a ghost town?

Maybe I’m wrong, but after a quick trip through the Auburn Airport environs it appeared to me to have all the makings of a ghost town. Don’t get me wrong. Things weren’t as b ...

Jim Ruffalo: Auburn’s entrepreneurs prevail in tough times

By now, most of us read the story in The Journal last week where Gov. Jerry Brown was singing the blues because just a month into the state budget, tax revenues are so far south th ...

How’s business in Auburn?

Find out Friday morning when the Auburn Chamber of Commerce hosts a Power Breakfast recapping the results of the recent “Listening to Business” walk through the greater Auburn ...

Our View: New sign not a bad idea for Auburn

Capitalizing on $60,000 in redevelopment monies and proposing to build an electronic sign along Auburn’s stretch of Interstate 80 are both good ideas. There’s a very really t ...

Ruffalo: Dust off your charge cards, ‘Macy’s lite’ coming

As much as it pains me, I have to admit that Dave Rosenthal was right all along. A few months ago, that KAHI afternoon guy insisted that the old Gottschalks building would eventu ...

Ruffalo: Citizens: Your input sought on Auburn services

Perusing the pages of the notebook while noting that Nevada City’s annual Parade of the Presidents is scheduled for Sept. 12. Wonder if it’ll be at a golf course so that the Ob ...

Looking behind the Scenes: State: Take a hint from Auburn’s thrifty ways

Asking the caddy for the proper page from my notebook while finally realizing that during the BP oil spill mess, President Obama has made more trips to the golf course than to the ...

Power Breakfast unveils a desire for more marketing

While most local business owners who responded to a March 11 “walking survey” said business was OK, close to 20 percent said they are struggling. The feedback from more than 4 ...

Looking Behind the Scenes: Chief Harris sold Amgen on including Auburn

Just about everybody in the village is looking forward to May 16, that day when the Amgen Tour pedals its way through our friendly confines. What’s not generally known is that A ...