Joe Labrie

No proof exists of Measure A savings

Proponents of the Auburn charter say it will save money. What they won’t say is that they can’t prove it. Take it from me, the city’s elections official and elected city cler ...

Measure A opponents file $25K in campaign contributions

Preserve Auburn - No on Measure A has a $25,000 campaign budget, while the Auburn Advocates for Local Control - Yes on Measure A haven’t yet reached the $1,000 mark, according to ...

City set to discuss option for charter status

The city of Auburn is considering charter status, and some residents are concerned about how the city is going about it and what it will mean for citizens. Councilman Kevin Hanle ...

Council forms plan for financial priorities

The Auburn City Council has some goals for the city, which revolve around saving money while providing the same level of services to residents. At a 10 a.m. special session on Su ...

City clerk’s minutes’ change dangerous

The article of Dec. 15 regarding the attempt of city clerk Joe Labrie to edit and alter the contents of the minutes of the Oct. 25 City Council meeting to further his agenda or opi ...

City clerk debate continues

Residents have differing opinions about whether or not the city of Auburn should have an elected city clerk and city treasurer, and a City Council vote helped spur on the debate. ...

City Council winners official

The final votes for Auburn City Council are in. Thursday the Placer County Office of Elections released its final results for the Nov. 2 general election. Councilman Mike Holmes, ...

City salaries spark resident comments

Although several Auburn city management staff are making more than $100,000 annually, most of them are making substantially less than the same positions in neighboring cities. Loca ...

Results show Holmes, Powers, Hanley for City Council

As of 11:30 p.m. Councilman Mike Holmes was leading the Auburn City Council race with 23.53 percent of the vote. Mayor Bridget Powers and Councilman Kevin Hanley followed with 21.3 ...

City Council candidates wrap up campaigns

Auburn residents have a multitude of choices when it comes to who will represent them at City Hall. The six candidates vying for three seats in today’s election are Councilman K ...

City clerk’s assertions raise questions

In reference to the top front-page story in the Auburn Journal, Oct. 28, “City clerk claims cut unfair”, with no malice to Mr. (Joe) Labrie: Is it true that Joe Labrie’s sa ...

Clerk claims unfair cut

Comments about pay and financial waste caused some tension in the City Council chambers this week. City Clerk Joe Labrie, who is also currently running for City Council, spoke for ...

Council debates renaming airport field

Community members shared their thoughts Monday on recognizing those who lived and fought during World War II. Monday night’s City Council agenda included an item presented by Cou ...

Up to $13,000 raised for City Council campaigns

The six candidates running for City Council have raised drastically different amounts for their individual campaigns. The candidates have also encountered a variety of issues as th ...

Breakfast to support Powers’ re-election campaign

Residents have an opportunity to attend an upcoming fundraiser to support Mayor Bridget Powers’ Auburn City Council re-election campaign. The continental breakfast will be held ...