Kevin Hanley

Another View: To fee or not to fee? No question

William Shakespeare infused poetry and emotion into his plays. The opening lines from Prince Hamlet’s soliloquy are etched in our minds: “To be or not to be, that is th ...

Another View: A Welcome Wagon of advice for our new city manager

Following is an open letter to Auburn’s new city manager, Tim Rundel. Dear Tim: As you are getting settled into your new office and arranging photos of the fam on your de ...

Another View: Ever-shifting political winds call for vigilance

Looks can be deceiving. Almost 2,000 years ago, as the gladiator entered the arena of the Roman Coliseum, it must have been quite a sight as 80,000 cheering Romans impatiently wait ...

Another View: Fix financial problems first, then find fault

There is a term recently used in a well-written column in the Journal (“Steering Auburn toward 2020,” June 4, by Kevin Hanley) that should strike fear in the hearts of ...

Another View: Steering Auburn toward 2020: 4 key steps

Typhoons, whether real or if we think of them in a metaphoric sense, can suddenly and unexpectedly alter history and our lives. First, let’s consider the real thing. In Dec ...

Auburn drive to keep Flyers gas money wins key support

The city of Auburn’s quest to protect fuel tax revenues it now receives from Flyers Energy sales outside the city has found key support in the state Legislature. But Auburn& ...

Another View: New beginnings rooted in city’s history, charm

Wallace Stegner, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, once wrote: “Towns are like people.  Old ones often have character, the new ones are interchangeable.” As p ...

Auburn welcomes Amgen Tour of California

The colorful cacophony of a world-class bike race arrived and swiftly departed Sunday from Auburn in a spectacle they call the Amgen Tour of California, leaving good feelings in it ...

Auburn OKs 'cloud' system

Auburn City Council members approved two programs Monday night that will use new age technologies designed to improve the lives of residents ...

Another View: Fire council aims to keep residents, property safe

As the rain dissipates and spring becomes summer, all of us think and worry about the fire danger to our neighborhoods. Remember how last year’s Rim Fire charred over 250,0 ...