Keith Nesbitt

Auburn Councilman ponders 2012

Keith Nesbitt said he is fairly committed to running for the 4th District state Assembly seat in 2012. “I think it would be nice if someone from this area represented this distr ...

Looking back at 2007

The year 2007 brought Auburn a change in Placer High head football coaches, a King in trouble and a congressman under fire. Placer Vineyards, a new dog park and Best Buy were appro ...

Another View: 2009: Protecting taxpayers and delivering transportation improvements in Placer County

2009 has been a tough year. How often do you hear someone in government say that taxpayers got more for their money? Well, if you live in Placer County, you did in terms of transpo ...

Our View: Short-term pain, long-term gain with Streetscape

Auburn City Councilman Keith Nesbitt summed it up as well as anyone: “My message to the crowd of 12 of us in there is no one is going to get exactly what they want, but we’ll ...

Committee hopes to bring history, art to the streets

How do you tell more than 100 years of history in around a mile-and-a-half of sidewalk? Twelve people are going to try. Those 12 people sit on the Streetscape History and Art Adv ...

Salvation Army still helping fire victims

As an active advisory board member for The Salvation Army of Auburn, I would like to take a moment to inform the Journal’s readers of the organization’s work during the afterma ...

City digs into Streetscape

By Michelle Miller-Carl Journal News Editor It was a dirt- and gravel-filled lot Wednesday. But come the end of the year, it will be Auburn’s new town square. Officials gathered ...

Streetscape launches with morning groundbreaking

The City of Auburn will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the Streetscape Phase 1 Project at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 15. This event will take place in the future Endurance ...

Council doesn't 'accept' parking study

After spending $71,000 and several months of effort, the Auburn City Council wound up rejecting its ballyhooed parking study during Monday night’s meeting at City Hall. Walker P ...

Council votes to upgrade local wastewater plant

Although all five members of the Auburn City Council expressed a preference to join the proposed regional sewer plant based at Lincoln, they nevertheless voted unanimously Monday n ...

City Council further examines regional wastewater options

With the clock ticking, the Auburn City Council voted unanimously Monday night to spend another month deciding whether to link up with the so-called regional sewer system at Lincol ...

Our View: Nesbitt, Kirby best picks for council

Four candidates are running for two seats on the Auburn City Council. Although each candidate would bring individual strengths, Keith Nesbitt and Bill Kirby are best suited to serv ...

City Council candidates face off at Eggs & Issues

Public safety, sewer infrastructure and parking issues highlighted a discussion among four candidates running for two open seats on the Auburn City Council during a candidate forum ...

Placer County strategy to nurture business

Placer County is putting a long-term lens on nurturing business and industry. The Office of Economic Development has received a $35,000 grant from the state Housing and Community ...

Looking Behind the Scenes: Local political races fascinate like the nationals

Re-loading the notebook while wondering which large country Russia will take on next ... Not that we don’t have our own battles closer to home, something we go through every Nov ...