Keith Nesbitt

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 ...

Coherent laying off 144 at Auburn facility

Coherent Inc. is cutting 144 employees from its already whittled-down presence at the Auburn Airport Industrial Park, according to the Sacramento Business Journal. The laser and ...

Looking Behind the Scenes: More departures announced at Auburn P.D.

Wandering through the notebook while wondering which has more officers — the Nevada City Police Department, or the Lake of the Pines Public Safety Office. ... And while we’re ...

Looking Behind The Scenes: From click it or ticket, to cell phone or cell time

Coughing through the notebook while wondering when the foothills became the Great Smokies ... Despite the smoke and haze, one thing is clear, at least to Auburn City Councilman Mi ...

Council mulls layoffs

The fate of 10 city of Auburn employees remained uncertain as of press time Monday night. Citing budget cuts and a grim economic climate, city leader have been looking at layoffs ...

Possible layoffs turn up the heat on the council

Forget the theory of global warming for a minute, but continue to concentrate on how warm it might get locally. It won't take a weather report to predict some on-coming heat for ...