daniel berlant

City of Auburn meets with new leadership, old challenges

With the season nearly signaling the end of 2014, the city is ramping up to meet the challenges of a new year with some new leadership. At a little over a month away from the new ...

Placer County finalizes election results

The Placer County Elections Office has officially finalized the numbers from the Nov. 4 elections leaving a newcomer candidate in one of the three open seats on the Auburn City Cou ...

Logging part of rehabilitation in wake of wildfires

Many years ago forests were regulated and kept in check by fire. A fire sparked by lightning would clear dead under brush and give larger, healthier trees room to grow. Today, fir ...

In municipal musical chairs, Holmes is last man standing

This week, Auburn had what was in some ways an awkward election — a municipal version of musical chairs, with four candidates scrambling for three seats. When the music stopp ...

Reader Input: Sorry for your loss, Auburn

You may not realize it but this election was a sad day for Auburn parents, children, teachers and homeowners. The unfortunate random placement of Lashaun Byer in the doomed last po ...

Two candidates nearly tied for Auburn council seat

For two candidates running for Auburn City Council, the race was still too close to call Wednesday evening for either to claim victory or defeat. Daniel Berlant, a newcomer hopefu ...

Auburn council race too close to call

With early votes trickling in, candidates for Auburn City Council gathered with supporters to track their respective rise to elected office Tuesday night. Energy and optimism were ...

Auburn City Council hopefuls await Election Day results

After months of campaigning, the decision of who will hold three open seats on the Auburn City Council comes down to a final test at the hands of the voting public. In what many i ...

Reader Input: Berlant backs safety programs

With the ongoing drought conditions we have been experiencing here in California, the threat of wildfire has never been greater. The sobering images of fires in Weed, the King Fire ...

Reader Input: Berlant a proven team leader

Daniel Berlant is just the kind of team leader and visionary that we need on Auburn’s City Council. These are challenging times for all cities, and we need someone that has p ...