Mark Smith

Baltimore Ravine access sent back to Planning Commission

The Auburn City Council voted 4-1 after a laborious Thursday night to task the Planning Commission with studying different main access points for Baltimore Ravine. The meeting beg ...

City Council faces Baltimore Ravine

The first phase of a project that could have Auburn’s population booming with a potential 725 new homes and 90,000 square feet of new commercial space could be approved tonight. ...

Baltimore Ravine agenda is intense

One through 8 below are the highlights of the Auburn City Council Special Session Agenda to be held 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, for the Baltimore Ravine Project (Journal, Jan. 6). ...

Baltimore Ravine going to City Council

The potential Baltimore Ravine development project could be approved by the Auburn City Council Jan. 13. “My best guess is that, yes, it could be approved by the council, but on ...

Special session to decide on Baltimore Ravine

The Auburn City Council is holding a special session to discuss the Baltimore Ravine development proposal. The session is scheduled for 6 p.m. Jan. 13 in the City Hall council cha ...

Baltimore Ravine gets Planning Commission approval

A plan to build hundreds of homes in Auburn moved forward after the Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve it, despite some residents’ concerns. Two parts of the Balti ...

Impact report ready for residents

Auburn residents now have a chance to learn and comment about the possible 725-home development in Baltimore Ravine. The four-pound environmental impact report addresses concerns ...

Stop online bill pay, save a job

We all know how bad the economy is right now. We have heard the stories of the postal service going to a five-day delivery week. Well, I have an idea that could help both the USPS ...

Hillmen hoops deserve props

The Placer Hillmen freshman basketball team had a very nice season. They won seven of their last eight games, finishing with a record of 8-3 in the Pioneer Valley League (PVL). T ...

Our View: Business as usual isn’t good enough

News that the Auburn City Council recently removed planning commission chairman Mark Smith was said to be no big deal by those running the city. “... I don’t think anyone thoug ...