Measure A

Noon Hour Update: Election results wrap-up; Placer High graduation and goats mowing down fire danger

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 Thursday editi ...

Auburn voters reject charter city initiative

Auburn voters appeared to decide the fate of their city?s government structure Tuesday night, with early results indicating that Measure A, the initiative for Auburn to become a ch ...

Measure A is about choice

Measure A is about choice. Choices today, and, more importantly, choices that our children will or will not have in the future. Did we have a choice about the fate of our Redevelop ...

Do right and vote yes on Measure A

On Memorial Day I got to view the festivities on the ground from the cemetery. I was amazed at the huge crowd and the outpouring of sentiment. My wartime service was long ago and v ...

Election results: Voters against Measure A early

The polls for the 2012 Presdential Primary Election in Placer County have now closed and the semi-official results are in. Below are totals from local races and measures with 100 p ...

Another View Online: Measure A: Many reasons to vote yes!

I found a propaganda/snake-oil-type flyer on my doorstep from the Vote No on Measure A group, peddling their deceit and dishonest statements! They had ?Top 5 Reasons to Vote No? h ...

Another View: Boilerplate not good for us

What you don?t now will hurt you. Mayor (Kevin) Hanley says this is the best charter in the state. Not so. This is a template with a few of his own revisions. There are at least tw ...

Another View: Let me get this straight

If Measure A fails on June 5, then we can once again attest to the ruthless effectiveness of big money politics. We will have been bamboozled by a clever, expensive campaign by a p ...

Last-minute push for Measure A surges on

Measure A campaigners in Auburn showed no signs of letting up going into today?s election. Each side powered through a last-minute push to get Auburn voters to the polls and ask ...

Noon Hour Update: Primary election; Sierra College has new food and campaign fraud sentencing

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 ...

City charter poorly crafted

Publius (a pen name for either Alexander Hamilton or James Madison) said it best, ?If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither exter ...
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