Corey Zander

Fire in Auburn injures one, damages buildings

A blaze damaged buildings and sent embers floating dangerously into nearby yards Monday morning in an older neighborhood of houses opposite Interstate 80 from Old Town Auburn. The ...

Auburn City Council mulling sewer rates, 2014-15 budget

Monday’s City Council meeting promises to be a busy night for council members and the community, with two major topics on the agenda. A proposed sewer rate increase and the ...

49er ROP ignites students’ passion

After completing a year of classes and training with Placer County’s 49er Regional Occupational Program and the Auburn City Fire Department, Shelby Davis, 18, of Auburn made ...

Firefighters call on public to prevent layoffs

The Auburn Firefighters Association, which represents members of Auburn City Fire, has created an online method for concerned residents to voice their support for the five firefigh ...

Firefighters gird for potentially dangerous summer

Auburn City firefighters are increasing their daily wildfire drills to prepare for what many departments are predicting will be a particularly dry -- and therefore dangerous --&nbs ...

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 ...

What’s in a union?

While members of one city employee union are considering whether or not to say goodbye to their current representation, others say they are happy with the groups they have. The 13 ...

City pays overtime mostly for police, fire

The City of Auburn paid $375,969 in overtime in 2008. The bulk of that overtime pay went to the Auburn Police Department ($195,380) and the Auburn Fire Department ($171,707). Fir ...