Curt Smith

What’s the best gift anyone ever gave you?

Let’s take a break for a few minutes and not talk about ebola, the elections, ISIS, the Mideast, climate change or anything else newsy. The days are growing shorter, the ni ...

Costs considered key to North Auburn community center study

What cost a community center? With the prospect of a $100,000 feasibility study on a joint senior-community center in North Auburn moving forward, construction and operating costs ...

Proposed county levy irks ARD directors

Auburn Recreation District directors are up in arms over a $137,000 fee that is being proposed by Placer County in order to expand the parking lot at Hidden Falls Regional Park. T ...

Reader Input: ‘People noise’ a recreational given

Sunday’s Reader Input by Auburn Recreation Director Curt Smith raised “one very serious drawback” to the proposed bike park being the “people noise” s ...

Reader input: Pump track location still undecided

Tuesday’s Journal article (“Bike park drive gains traction,” Sept. 3) regarding Auburn Recreation District’s proposed pump track, while technically correc ...

Auburn parks district honing long-term building plans

    A bocce ball court, new bicycle pump track and developing new parkland in North Auburn are on an Auburn Recreation District wish list that the public is getting a c ...

Elect this trio to guide rec board

Auburn-area voters have an opportunity to bring diversity to Auburn Recreation District’s board of directors that has been lacking the past six years. Candidate Monique Margaux, ...

Montgomery earns reelection

Four years ago the discussion in District 5 was about the individual filling the position of supervisor. This year the discussion is about issues in the district and in the county. ...

District officials say benefit plan won’t affect current employees

New employees of the Auburn Recreation District may have a separate benefits program from current employees that cuts existing benefits. The district’s board is currently revie ...

Pool and picnic rental fee increase approved by Auburn Recreation District Board

Auburn residents looking to host their next party at Auburn Recreation District pool or picnic area will soon be paying more per hour. Auburn Recreation District board members sa ...