Kevin Hanley

Work day to promote lowering fire risk in Auburn

Residents can help keep fire risk down in Auburn by volunteering at an upcoming clearing event. The Greater Auburn Area Fire Safe Council is hosting a Project Canyon Safe voluntee ...

CC Riders lend a hand to those in need

Local train riders and community officials from left, David Kutrosky, director of the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority, Auburn Councilman Kevin Hanley, Luna Salaver, spokesw ...

California budget runs risk of killing off redevelopment agencies

Although Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed the proposed state Democratic budget Thursday, potential threats still hang in the air for Auburn. Brown has said in the past that he wants to dis ...

Questions arise over charter

Residents of Auburn and beyond came out Monday night to give their opinions about the option of charter status for the city of Auburn. The Auburn City Council held its first chart ...

Region’s fire officials urge residents to ring their homes with healthy stretch of defensible space

Monday was the official start of fire season, and fire crews say they are prepared, but are asking for citizen help as well. “What they should be doing is clearing away that fl ...

City set to discuss option for charter status

The city of Auburn is considering charter status, and some residents are concerned about how the city is going about it and what it will mean for citizens. Councilman Kevin Hanle ...

City undercuts a living wage

The city of Auburn has begun on its path toward becoming a charter city. During a city council meeting (May 9), the proposal to create a committee that would have allowed residents ...

Council raises sewer rates, discusses regional plan

City of Auburn sewer rate payers can expect a higher bill with the new fiscal year. The Auburn City Council voted 3-1 Monday night to increase rates by $2 a month. Some council me ...

Together we can weather canal break

One of the defining characteristics of the Auburn community is our ability to pull together in a crisis. When the 49 Fire vanquished 63 homes and businesses, residents rushed in t ...

No ad hoc committee concerning charter city in sight

Residents will have a chance to discuss whether or not they want Auburn to be a charter city, but just how the city will go about doing that was a topic of debate Monday night. In ...

Streetscape construction set to begin May 18

Auburn can expect new Streetscape construction to begin May 18. On Monday the Auburn City Council, acting as the Auburn Urban Development Authority, unanimously approved a contrac ...

Council to discuss retirement benefits, redistricting, Streetscape

The Auburn City Council is set to discuss and decide on lowering pension rates for public safety as part of its Monday night meeting. The City Council is scheduled to decide wheth ...

Auburn plant’s solar panels celebrate the sun

Auburn’s Wastewater Treatment Plant has a couple of new additions to feel sunny about. On Tuesday the city unveiled its new solar power project and ultraviolet disinfectant syst ...

Sign rules cause concern

The enforcement of a city law concerning signage has some merchants confused and frustrated. Last week the city of Auburn sent a letter to 25 Downtown and Old Town businesses requ ...

More structure, less glitz planned for Streetscape phase

Auburn residents can expect a less fancy phase 2 of the Streetscape project. Streetscape is a street beautification and improvement project connecting Old Town and Downtown Auburn ...