Meddlers

Another View: Leadership needn’t come from chamber

Daniel Berlant, the Cal Fire spokesman and 30-year-old candidate for the Auburn City Council, is facing a total of four challengers this fall: three competing contenders plus the A ...

Meddlers Report -- Aug. 5

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

Meddlers Report – July 22, 2014

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

Meddlers Report - July 15, 2014

The Meddlers is a subcommittee of the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter Eyragon Eidam, wh ...

Another View: City budget myths hide looming peril to Auburn finances

For more than a decade now, Auburn has been viewed as a model of financial stability because of the City Council’s consistent, widely admired record of fiscal responsibility ...

Another View: A Welcome Wagon of advice for our new city manager

Following is an open letter to Auburn’s new city manager, Tim Rundel. Dear Tim: As you are getting settled into your new office and arranging photos of the fam on your de ...

Editor's Notebook: Waking early is worthwhile on Tuesdays

I’ve always been fascinated by those New England-style town hall meetings, where public participation is more important than parliamentary procedure and where local governmen ...

Moffat’s proposals make good sense

I attended the Meddlers’ meeting last Tuesday morning (Sept. 18) to hear the candidates for (Auburn) City Council. After listening to all three candidates, I have made the decisi ...

Noon Hour Update: Another BASE jumper caught in tree in Auburn; ADA upgrades at ARD and Auburn City Council candidate forum

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 Wednesday edit ...

Auburn Journal Newsmakers: Steven Galyardt

They meet at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at the Rose Room of Auburn’s City Hall, talking politics and other matters of the day. This week Auburn Journal Newsmakers sits down with Me ...

May decorum prevail à la Measure A

I attended the debate on Measure A, Auburn City Charter, on Thursday evening (?Charter debate evokes passion,? Journal, May 4). It started out very polite and even-handed but desce ...

Outhouses the way to go

After witnessing a minor dust-up between (Placer County) supervisor (Jim) Holmes, Cheryl Maki and Bob Snyder at the last Meddlers meeting in regard to the regional sewer plant, I w ...

Some forget who they’re working for

At a recent meeting of the Auburn Meddlers our chief of police, John Ruffcorn, related in a speech that as a newly hired deputy in the Riverside County Sheriff’s office he was as ...

Another View: My view of the regional sewer debate

Mr. (Wally) Reemelin’s column of Dec. 2 was right about it being time for action on this long-running issue. But don’t bet the house on there being a fair debate between altern ...

Mornin’ meddling with new faces

In the past week I’ve attended first-hand a gathering in Auburn that was once a mystery to me. I’ve also welcomed a new member to the Journal editorial team. Meddling wit ...