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City approves $2,500 for app

The city is set to ride a wave of technology. The Auburn City Council voted unanimously Monday night to give $2,500 to the Auburn Chamber of Commerce for start-up fees associated ...

City Council moving charter forward?

The Auburn City Council could make a step toward a potential charter status Monday. On the council’s agenda is the last scheduled public charter city hearing. According to city ...

Council meeting to include wide range of topics

Auburn residents can look forward to a variety of topics at Monday night’s City Council meeting. In a closed session at 5:15 p.m. the council is set to discuss labor negotiatio ...

No information after special City Council session

No information was released after the Auburn City Council met in special session Friday afternoon. The Journal received word Thursday that the council was meeting at 5 p.m. Friday ...

Ruffalo: Citizens: Your input sought on Auburn services

Perusing the pages of the notebook while noting that Nevada City’s annual Parade of the Presidents is scheduled for Sept. 12. Wonder if it’ll be at a golf course so that the Ob ...

Looking Behind the Scenes: Pay cut gets legislators scurrying

Preparing the notebook for a new year while betting that our politically correct Governator will never call new Assembly Speaker John Perez “girlie man.” It will also be inter ...

Placer Superior Court to lay off more than 40 employees

Placer Superior Court officials announced they plan to lay off more than 40 employees by next month. Court CEO Jake Chatters confirmed Friday that 40 union-represented positions ...

If sheriff’s helo OK’d, question remains how to pay for it

Toking through the notebook while wondering if the state legislature’s sudden warmth for legalizing pot — because it could annually raise $1 billion in tax revenue — might gi ...

County, city squabble over big box development

While freeing the notebook from being held hostage at the state Capitol, we learn that Gov. Arnold Schwarz-enegger will soon take some time off to make a movie called “The Expend ...