Measure A

Support Measure A

I would like to thank the Placer County League of Women?s Voters, Auburn?s American Association of University Women and the Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center for hosting the Mea ...

How does Measure A save?

?Every year the state passes expensive new mandates, which the charter protects from.? Stated at the recent discussion by the pro (Measure A) side. ?Section 401. Mandates Limited: ...

I?ll take quality, thank you

The prevailing wage law was originally enacted to ensure the quality of work done on government projects. It was to protect us from sub-standard contractors that could underbid the ...

Call to Readers

Do you support Measure A? Your letters on this subject are wanted! They must include your first and last name, city you live in, a daytime phone number, and be limited to 250 word ...

Nearly $90,000 invested in Measure A campaign

The numbers are in for what each side has raised for the Measure A campaign, the initiative for Auburn to become a charter city, Campaign statements received from the Auburn city ...

Measure A for a stronger Auburn

Our dysfunctional state government has a $16 billion budget deficit and for the eighth year in a row California was ranked by the nation?s CEOs as having the worst laws for job gro ...

Measure A fits Auburn

Over the past few months we have listened or read opinions in favor of and against Measure A which would give the City of Auburn a charter or mini-constitution for the conduct of m ...

Measure A is a bad idea

On June 5, residents of Auburn will decide whether or not to become a charter city—investing more power in the hands of local politicians and altering the way our city does b ...

Let caring folks care for Auburn

Now, let me see if I have this straight. If Measure A passes, decisions about our town will be made by people that we vote for locally. If we don?t like the decisions, we have the ...

Measure A invites problems

At the May 3 debate on Measure A (“Charter debate evokes passion,” Journal, May 3), there was some debate over whether the city council can give away taxpayer funds. He ...

"Government by clique" earns "no"

Measure A, Auburn?s ballot initiative to transform this city?s government from general law to home rule, boils down to one stark reality: if approved, it will invest a vastly power ...

Measure A measures up

I?ve been impressed with the extensive support of our community leaders for Measure A. Eight former Auburn mayors, McCann Award winners and the 600-business-strong Auburn Chamber o ...

Noon Hour Update: Unemployment in Placer County; Victory Garden for vets; DUI follow-up; solar in schools and getting fit for summer

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Tuesday editio ...

Auburn is not Vernon

Incredibly, Hank Gonzalez said in the League of Women Voters debate (May 3), that he doesn?t want to compare Auburn to the corrupt cities of Bell and Vernon. He certainly stated i ...

Send ABC packing

What do the cities of Auburn, Redding, Elk Grove, Colusa, Rancho Palos Verdes, King City, El Cajon, Escondido, Costa Mesa, Oceanside and Paradise all have in common? A national spe ...