Department of Public Works

Flagpole for Central Square

The Auburn Public Works Department installed a new 30-foot flagpole in Central Square Thursday morning. The pole will hold the American flag. The cost of the new pole and foundatio ...

Tighter security possibility in Auburn

Local business owners have varying views on beefing up security in the city of Auburn. According to Capt. John Ruffcorn of the Auburn Police Department, new security measures are a ...

Take it slow on roadways, officials warn

Sophia Harrower was jolted out of a peaceful morning when she heard a crash just outside her home Monday. When the Auburn resident looked out her window, she saw the large limb ...

County says $700,000 lawsuit ‘not real’

A lawsuit claming the county owes a construction company at least $700,000 is “just not real,” according to an attorney for Placer County. Valerie Flood, supervising deputy c ...

Placer County bus fares will cost 25 percent more

Taking a ride on a Placer County Transit bus is going to cost more starting July 1. New fares were approved Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors, including a 25 percent increase in ...