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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 ...

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 ...