Economic Development Commission

Commissions seek new blood

If you’ve ever had your eyes set on one of the commissions or committees in Auburn, now is your chance to apply for consideration. The city is on the hunt for six applicants ...

Another View: Auburn pillars leave lasting legacies

I love the sound and, more importantly, the meaning of the Latin word “gravitas.” Gravitas was one of the Roman virtues. A person with gravitas is a man or woman who ha ...

Meddlers Report -- Aug. 19

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

Plans afloat to attract more American River rafters

  Auburn officials want to float an idea to the Greater Sacramento area: Come to the American River Canyon and raft, kayak or otherwise drift from the confluence to the China ...

‘Aggressive’ plan more than triples Auburn economic growth budget

  The City of Auburn’s efforts to grow the local economy and arts culture appear to be receiving a significant boost after the City Council largely supported the commis ...

Another View: Time to review ‘slush funds’ and supervisor pay

The issue of the legality and appropriateness of the use of taxpayer funds to support community non-profit events by local public officials has been an ongoing discussion for the p ...

Open positions allow input

Residents can be a part of Auburn’s history and behind-the-scenes work by applying to some opening volunteer positions. Mayor Bridget Powers said she encourages residents to get ...

And we thought Streetscape would simplify crossroads?

What started out as a way to honor a piece of Auburn’s past has turned into bumper-to-bumper traffic at the meeting of Miscommunication Drive and Controversy Avenue. Yep, we’r ...

Revitalization suggestions

Auburn should look to other communities that have revitalized downtowns. Research what stores and services we lack and charge the Economic Development Commission with creating a pl ...

Our View: Economic summit should set goals, spark change

Auburn Mayor Mike Holmes’ call for an economic development “summit” this Tuesday is an appropriate response to the ongoing recession. It’s an opportunity that shouldn’t b ...