Dr. Bill Kirby

The doctor is (back) in

When Dr. Bill Kirby reluctantly retired from his urology practice more than a year ago, he had no intention of ever reopening; in fact, he even tried to sell his office on Professi ...

‘Night and Hope of Arnošt Lustig’ hopes to leave lasting impression

“A man is immortal as long as he lives in the memory of others.” So said renowned Czech Jewish author Arnošt Lustig. His memory, and in turn, millions of other ...

Reader Input: Citizens deserve more action

It must be mid-term election time (Benghazi, health care, immigration, minimum wage, etc). John Boehner (The Speaker with the Mouth) is now threatening to sue the president becau ...

Family, friends remember Fink

To hear his family tell it, Charley Fink was the quintessential family man, community man, and business man — a true gentleman with a sterling reputation and a heart of gold. ...

Medication Take-back Day offers free disposal

Foothill residents will have multiple options Saturday to safely dispose of expired and unwanted medication. Next weekend’s Free Medication Take-back Day will take place fro ...

Council to discuss interim manager

A closed, special session Auburn City Council meeting has been called for tonight by Mayor Bridget Powers to begin the selection process for a new city manager, after current City ...

Hung-over driving just as dangerous as drunken driving

Wednesday marks the beginning of a new year and, for some Placer County residents, the start of an overly celebratory hangover. Two recent European studies show that hung-over dri ...

Reader Input: Statement an eye-opener

Within the article discussing the selection of the mayor for the Auburn City Council, Dr. (Bill) Kirby made a comment that I think represents the viewpoint of many politicians (&ld ...

Shelter rezone OK’d

After 10 meetings and months of contemplation, the Auburn City Council unanimously approved an ordinance amendment and rezone for the C-3 regional commercial district near Auburn R ...

Council votes to delay decision on emergency shelter

Amid heavy opposition and several strong opinions, the Auburn City Council, on a majority vote, decided to go back to the drawing board and look at other possible op ...

Urologist Bill Kirby retires from Auburn practice after 33 years

As Auburn’s Dr. William (Bill) Kirby clears out his office after 33 years in his urology practice, he’s taking with him a lot of fond memories. “I’m not go ...

Our View: Traffic warning program is a worthy effort

Some of us have been there before. We’re driving along, minding our business, and then the familiar red and blue lights of a patrol car fill our rear-view mirror. Instantly ...

Auburn City Councilman’s daughter wins school board seat

Unhappy with the current state of education in West Sacramento, Sarah Kirby-Gonzalez drew from the past advice of her father and longtime Auburn public figure Dr. Bill Kirby. &ldq ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Weather impact on Placer agriculture; councilman’s daughter elected to office and LeFebvre Relays

  Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what w ...