Kevin Hanley

City parking under review

City staff tossed out the idea of two-hour parking limits in Downtown and Old Town Auburn at Monday’s council meeting. The council also debated whether holiday parking enforceme ...

Funk Box Derby rolling through Auburn

Auburnites should get ready to see some kooky creations roll down Lincoln Way for a cause. The Auburn Funk Box Derby is back in town. The event begins Sunday morning with the Aub ...

Charter makes it way to election ballot

Auburn residents now have a final draft of the city’s potential charter on the June ballot after a short discussion Monday that failed to attract public comment. Residents may a ...

Art coming to Downtown?

City staff is looking into possibly putting art in Downtown Auburn on a rotating basis. During Monday’s City Council meeting, Public Works Director Bernie Schroeder presented a ...

Group says it hopes to stop misinformation about charter

Auburn’s potential charter, pre-zoning of Foresthill Avenue property and a World War II monument are only some of the items residents can expect at Monday’s City Council meetin ...

Business owners react to council support of ADA bill

Local business owners say they are glad the Auburn City Council is trying to bring about change when it comes to Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuits. One business settled its ...

Auburn ups its fire protection

I would like to take a moment to thank local businesses that gave back to the community by assisting with Project Canyon Safe 2011 on July 9 at the Overlook Area Project. Brushbust ...

Put city charter on the ballot

Re: “City charter,” (Journal, July 21). For the people of Auburn that know Kevin Hanley, he has always been for the people. Take a few moments and look back at all the good he ...

Aeolia Drive resident may win partial reprieve from $11,600 fine

A man who owes the city more than $11,000 in property citations may only have to pay $600 after a City Council decision Monday night. After a long debate with no resolution, the A ...

Unions seem to be main opposition to charter, councilmen say

City officials say unions are the driving force behind a campaign to dissuade Auburn from considering becoming a charter city. A recently launched Facebook page and website voices ...

Put charter city status on ballot

We have an opportunity to move our city forward by taking control of our own destiny. We can do this by becoming a charter city. Our city council, led by Councilman Kevin Hanley, i ...

Wage change debate draws crowd

Local contractors spoke out Monday night against a potential change in city policy that they say could jeopardize their living. At the end of the discussion one City Council memb ...

Community hosts successful Project Canyon Safe clearing

The Greater Auburn Area Fire Safe Council teamed up with volunteers and members of other local organizations to help promote a safer American River Canyon. According to Councilman ...

Another View: Project Canyon Safe 2011 ready to clean up

The accumulation of dangerous levels of dry wood and brush on federal lands put communities all across California in the direct pathway of a catastrophic fire. The residents of the ...

City: Police can arrest panhandlers

Auburnites can now expect stricter laws on panhandling and soliciting in the city. In a unanimous vote Monday night the Auburn City Council passed the Solicitation Ordinance and ...