Keith Nesbitt

Outgoing mayor looks back at 2015

Monday evening Mayor Keith Nesbitt passed the torch to Dr. Bill Kirby. The Auburn Journal caught up with Nesbitt to chat about the highlights of his one-year term as mayor. ∙ Co ...

Despite arrest, Kirby likely to be mayor

Dr. Bill Kirby's city council colleagues appear ready to vote for him to be Auburn's mayor Monday night despite his recent arrest on a charge of drugged driving. A simple ...

Auburn City Council honors utility box artists

At the Sept. 28 Auburn City Council meeting, all of the artists who took part in the utility box project were honored with a Certificate of Appreciation. In foreground, from left, ...

1930s Auburn Airport hangar gets teardown reprieve

As plans take wing for a museum, a rustic hangar sheathed in sheet metal at the Auburn Airport has won a reprieve from destruction. Proponents have lobbied the city of the past tw ...

Auburn ranked in Top 100 Best Small Towns

Auburn is now ranked among the elite small towns of the United States, according to Livability.com. The website, known for its community rankings in a variety of categories &ndash ...

Another View: Athletes, musicians and artists

... After my column about my having to be told about the Placer County Archives, Roger Strahle at Wild Bird Station said he spent a lot of time “just for fun” at the St ...

Just when you think you have finally arrived ...

The Time Traveler: It would appear that once again my Portuguese Partner has abandoned the field and left me holding the bag in regards to the writing of this column. Whether or no ...

Reader Input: Have no desire to be annexed

So, Costco’s out — Wal-Mart is in. The city is suing the county to keep Costco out. (Auburn Mayor) Keith Nesbitt says they are not against Costco but they are against ...

Costco terminates option on North Auburn store site

Costco has opted out of its option to develop a store on a North Auburn parcel owned by Placer County. The Issaquah, Wash.-based retail giant had been working for almost two years ...

Auburn City Council selects annexation committee

With the players selected, the city of Auburn is poised to begin its inquiry into the feasibility of claiming unincorporated North Auburn for its own. The seven-member ad hoc Anne ...

Meddlers Report – Dec. 9

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 ...

Changing of guard Tuesday at City Hall

Once ballots are cast and votes verified, candidates are sworn in and make the transition from political hopefuls to public officials. Nearly a month after votes were received in ...

What’s the best gift anyone ever gave you?

Let’s take a break for a few minutes and not talk about ebola, the elections, ISIS, the Mideast, climate change or anything else newsy. The days are growing shorter, the ni ...

Auburn community leader Virgil Traynor dead at 76

Virgil Traynor, a long-time Auburn veterinarian whose volunteer work on behalf of his community touched many lives, died Saturday at 76. Since arriving in Auburn from veterinary s ...

Another View: Run, Daniel, run; and a couple of other morsels

He’s just 30, but this poised young man is just the answer for revitalizing, energizing and injecting new blood into the clogged arteries of the Auburn City Council, an organ ...