John Ruffcorn

Food closet settles into new location near airport

Several volunteers armed with box-loads of food helped the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet move into its new location Friday in the Auburn Airport Industrial Park. The new facilitie ...

ARD Board to discuss gates, geese

Auburn Area Recreation and Park District directors meeting will discuss a final step needed to install gates around Overlook Park and possible solutions to geese population control ...

Auburn’s finance chief to leave post

In the wake of City Manager Bob Richardson’s departure to Grass Valley, Auburn will now also be dealing with the loss of city finance chief Kim Juran, who took the position j ...

For civilians, a look behind the badge

Auburn public safety officials are hosting special academies that offer non-uniformed individuals a behind the scenes look at local law enforcement. The Auburn Police Department C ...

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 ...

Auburn’s fledgling anti-panhandling campaign spreading

The city of Auburn effort to discourage panhandling by convincing people not to give is spreading to North Auburn. Business employees like Garret Jensen of Rock Creek Plaza’ ...

Reader Input: Get educated to homeless truths

The “Auburn police campaign against panhandling starts next week” article (Journal, Oct. 8) perpetrates two myths about the homeless. One is that they are all either al ...

Auburn out of running for 2014 Amgen bike tour

For the first time in at least five years, Auburn won’t be seeking a visit from the Amgen Tour of California. Auburn Police Chief John Ruffcorn, a leader in organizing a com ...

Reader Input: Come clean on crash coverup

Jane Bailey’s letter to the editor (“Name all or name none,” Reader Input, Aug. 13) was right on target. I guess small-town politics is alive and well in Auburn ...

Auburn police hope new white cars will appease residents

The Auburn Police Department’s first new vehicles since 2007 will be easy for residents to spot on the road as they’ll sport an all-white paint job, a change from the s ...