mike holmes

Postal Service woes resurrect fears of Old Auburn Station A closure threat

With the U.S. Postal Service hemorrhaging red ink, there are rising concerns that Auburn’s current level of service could be cut. The latest inkling of changes afoot came Monday, ...

Placer Republicans leery of Washington budget moves

On the short end of monumental budget votes in the House, U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Roseville, is warning that the Budget Control Act flirts with a credit downgrade and greatly e ...

Holmes, city at odds over historic designation

The State Historic Resources Commission is backing a bid to place the Old Auburn Library on the National Register of Historic Places. But the designation is being opposed by the b ...

Auburn’s Firehouse No. 1 restoration nearing completion

An anonymous donor has provided a financial boost to the long-stalled Firehouse No. 1 restoration project in Downtown Auburn. Tim Busk, an Auburn painter and driving force behind ...

Media Life: TV newswoman’s restaurant enterprise spawns move into salsa

Bay Area TV reporter Jodi Hernandez isn’t about to give up her day job with KNTV. But Hernandez, a Colfax High School graduate who grew up in Auburn, has taken recent national e ...

Auburn State Recreation Area funding issues to be on front burner at forum

With the threat of the federal funding tap being turned off for the Auburn State Recreation Area, Placer County and Auburn officials are providing a public forum Tuesday to conside ...

Auburn “Bad Boys” calendar fundraiser aims for potentially risqué laughs

Auburn-area men are posing for a fund-raising calendar. And the mystery for now is how far will they go. The “Full Bounty of Placer County – The Bad Boys of Auburn” calenda ...

Fed funding drop threatens Auburn State Recreation Area’s future

Time and money is running out on Lake Clementine. The same goes for the Auburn State Recreation Area it’s located in as the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation grapples with shrinking bu ...

Sunny future for city’s energy bill

Auburn’s wastewater treatment plant will be 100 percent powered by solar energy starting this summer. The city council approved the agreement Monday night between the City of Aub ...

Auburn’s place on Amgen Tour of California route holds promise

Auburn’s place on the Amgen Tour of California route between Nevada City and Sacramento is a definite maybe. But the status of that “maybe” is shrinking as cyclists connecte ...