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Auburn city eyes new website

Auburn could soon have a new portal to city-related information if plans to overhaul the antiquated existing website are realized. During discussion at Monday night’s counci ...

Auburn City Council selects annexation committee

With the players selected, the city of Auburn is poised to begin its inquiry into the feasibility of claiming unincorporated North Auburn for its own. The seven-member ad hoc Anne ...

Bone-dry January reignites Placer County water, fire concerns

  Placer County-area water providers are ramping up for another year of drought after the driest January in 128 years. But there is still hope on the horizon. Chip Close, N ...

Committee will explore annexation

Mayor’s commendation: The mayor and city council issued commendations to the area artists responsible for the artwork on several Auburn utility boxes. The eight artists recog ...

Reader Input: City doesn’t speak for North Auburn

The arrogance of Mayor (Keith) Nesbitt, Councilman (Bill) Kirby and others on the (Auburn) City Council is appalling (“Auburn to sue Placer over Costco,” Journal, Jan. ...

Nesbitt: City to change for the better

There are no two ways about it: Auburn is in the midst of transition. New blood on the City Council, a newish city manager and finance director, and the reorganization of several ...

Changing of guard Tuesday at City Hall

Once ballots are cast and votes verified, candidates are sworn in and make the transition from political hopefuls to public officials. Nearly a month after votes were received in ...

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 ...