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Auburn city eyes new website

Auburn could soon have a new portal to city-related information if plans to overhaul the antiquated existing website are realized. During discussion at Monday night’s counci ...

Auburn City Council selects annexation committee

With the players selected, the city of Auburn is poised to begin its inquiry into the feasibility of claiming unincorporated North Auburn for its own. The seven-member ad hoc Anne ...

Committee will explore annexation

Mayor’s commendation: The mayor and city council issued commendations to the area artists responsible for the artwork on several Auburn utility boxes. The eight artists recog ...

Nesbitt: City to change for the better

There are no two ways about it: Auburn is in the midst of transition. New blood on the City Council, a newish city manager and finance director, and the reorganization of several ...

Changing of guard Tuesday at City Hall

Once ballots are cast and votes verified, candidates are sworn in and make the transition from political hopefuls to public officials. Nearly a month after votes were received in ...

City of Auburn meets with new leadership, old challenges

With the season nearly signaling the end of 2014, the city is ramping up to meet the challenges of a new year with some new leadership. At a little over a month away from the new ...

Placer County finalizes election results

The Placer County Elections Office has officially finalized the numbers from the Nov. 4 elections leaving a newcomer candidate in one of the three open seats on the Auburn City Cou ...

In municipal musical chairs, Holmes is last man standing

This week, Auburn had what was in some ways an awkward election — a municipal version of musical chairs, with four candidates scrambling for three seats. When the music stopp ...

Two candidates nearly tied for Auburn council seat

For two candidates running for Auburn City Council, the race was still too close to call Wednesday evening for either to claim victory or defeat. Daniel Berlant, a newcomer hopefu ...

Auburn council race too close to call

With early votes trickling in, candidates for Auburn City Council gathered with supporters to track their respective rise to elected office Tuesday night. Energy and optimism were ...