Daniel Berlant

Auburn school district could still face mid-year cuts

Despite concerns of possible mid-year cuts, the Auburn Union School District board approved car allowances and cell phone stipends for the upcoming year. A two-year furlough agreem ...

Officials encourage safe driving, following fireworks rules on holiday

With Fourth of July nearly upon us, local officials are reminding residents to be careful on the roads and know that even safe and sane fireworks are not allowed everywhere. Chief ...

Region’s fire officials urge residents to ring their homes with healthy stretch of defensible space

Monday was the official start of fire season, and fire crews say they are prepared, but are asking for citizen help as well. “What they should be doing is clearing away that fl ...

Our View: Kids or not, you have a stake in Auburn schools

Auburn school supporters, it’s time to speak now or forever hold your peace. The marriage that bonds the Auburn community with quality elementary education has been rocked the p ...

District not out of the woods yet with May state budget revise

A May revision to Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget could bring more dollars to education, but local school district representatives say it isn’t time to celebrate. The distr ...

Budget workshop to explore school district’s financial woes

The Auburn Union School District is giving the community a chance this week to see how state budget cuts are affecting its schools. The district is holding a budget workshop at 7 ...

District has more options for young learners

Kindergarten is expecting more from today’s youngsters, and Auburn schools are looking for ways to prepare students. “One of the biggest differences with kindergarten right no ...

Experienced trustee appointed to school district board

The Auburn Union School District Board of Trustees has a new member with years of experience. On Wednesday night the board unanimously appointed Lynn Hargrove to fill the seat of ...

$1.8 million cuts could take toll on school district

After the failure of a measure proposed to bring $4 million to the Auburn Union School District over five years, the district is looking at millions of dollars more in potential st ...

Agency assists with more than just fires

Cal Fire is an agency of many hats. The state agency, which has a contract with Placer County to provide services throughout the county, not only fights wildfires and responds to ...