Michael Colantuono

Auburn’s legal costs on the rise

Legal battles just became more expensive for the City of Auburn. City Council approved a 5 percent increase in what it pays Colantuono & Levin for litigation and other special ...

Key points of Measure A arguments clarified

Editor’s Note: The Journal obtained a copy of Measure A, the proposal to make Auburn a charter city, rather than a general law city and the ballot arguments for and against this ...

Auburn woman says city council won’t turn over emails

An Auburn resident says she may move forward with filing a lawsuit against the city for not providing her with records of emails related to Auburn becoming a charter city in counci ...

No proof exists of Measure A savings

Proponents of the Auburn charter say it will save money. What they won’t say is that they can’t prove it. Take it from me, the city’s elections official and elected city cler ...

Measure A opponents file $25K in campaign contributions

Preserve Auburn - No on Measure A has a $25,000 campaign budget, while the Auburn Advocates for Local Control - Yes on Measure A haven’t yet reached the $1,000 mark, according to ...

Couple set to sue city for alleged theft of signs

An Auburn couple plans to sue the city after claiming the Public Works Department stole their signs, but the city says the residents never had any right to put the signs up in the ...

Art coming to Downtown?

City staff is looking into possibly putting art in Downtown Auburn on a rotating basis. During Monday’s City Council meeting, Public Works Director Bernie Schroeder presented a ...

What’s in a union?

While members of one city employee union are considering whether or not to say goodbye to their current representation, others say they are happy with the groups they have. The 13 ...

Group says it hopes to stop misinformation about charter

Auburn’s potential charter, pre-zoning of Foresthill Avenue property and a World War II monument are only some of the items residents can expect at Monday’s City Council meetin ...

City Council votes to put charter on June ballot

The issue of whether or not to place a city charter on an upcoming ballot was one of heated debate that lasted more than three hours Monday night. In a unanimous vote, the Auburn C ...