Mike Holmes

Ruffalo: May we suggest that you ‘Ski Auburn’ or ‘Spa Auburn’?

The intent was to write about something else this Sunday, but the response I received from last Sunday’s column convinced me to add to it. Now, I may be a cult of one on this, bu ...

Three Council members hope to return

Three Auburn City Council members are hoping to represent residents for another four years. The Placer County Office of Elections issued papers to Councilmen Kevin Hanley and Mike ...

Charter status possible for Auburn

Workshops scheduled for January will look into city services and explore the option of charter status for Auburn. At a City Council meeting Monday council members discussed the po ...

Fewer dollars for city clerk

Auburn’s city clerk will make less money starting in December 2012. City Council voted Monday night to lower the city clerk’s salary from $270 a month to $200. The clerk’s s ...

Performing Arts Center unveils China trip fundraiser

Aspiring travelers will have the opportunity to travel to China in September, through a program provided by The Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center. The trip serves as an educatio ...

Temporary art in square?

The future of artwork in Central Square is still unknown. City Council encouraged the Auburn Arts Commission Monday night to consider sending out a call to artists for temporary a ...

Pitbull regulations nixed

There will be no breed-specific legislation in Auburn. In a three-to-two vote Monday night, Auburn City Council members decided to delete regulations about the mandatory spay and ...

Possible pitbull regulations

Dog enthusiasts opposed possible breed-specific regulations focusing on pitbulls at an Auburn City Council meeting Monday. Proposed regulations have come after several recent atta ...

Martinis sets high standard

In 1910 my great-grandfather, O. F. Seavey, was elected the first auditor of Placer County and served until his death in 1915. Now, 100 years later, an outstanding public servant ...

Art budget still needed

Auburn should spend at least $50,000 on Central Square artwork, one city councilman said. “We’re hoping to have an item on the agenda for (May) 24 that will allow the council ...

Fairgate parking lot is official

City Council voted Monday night to allow a private commercial parking lot next to Gold Country Fairgrounds to continue business, despite objections made by fairground officials. ...

Fire danger looms

“Intolerable” and “highly objectionable” were the words Bob Snyder used to describe the process the city is taking to maintain the American River Canyon Shaded Fuel Break. ...

Showcasing Auburn’s treasures

National Geographic wants to hear what residents think makes Auburn unique, authentic and worth visiting. The magazine is organizing a series of geotourism community surveys and ac ...

Councilman clarifies stance

A recent (March 14) Auburn Journal article regarding the League of Placer County Taxpayers effort to place a measure on the ballot which would limit the board of supervisors as to ...

Petition drive begins

The League of Placer County Taxpayers is at the forefront of a petition drive that could see voters being asked in November to put Middle Fork Project spending controls in place. ...