Mike Holmes

Twin Towers steel makes a home in Auburn

A piece of the event that shook the nation nearly 10 years ago is now calling Auburn its home. The city recently received a 12-inch by 15-inch, 20-pound piece of one of the Twin ...

Wage change debate draws crowd

Local contractors spoke out Monday night against a potential change in city policy that they say could jeopardize their living. At the end of the discussion one City Council memb ...

Council approves first balanced budget in four years

The Auburn City Council approved the city’s first balanced general fund budget in four years and discussed how a charter status might affect the Auburn Fire Department Monday. A ...

Another View: Update on the Auburn State Recreation Area

In my last report to you on the status of the Auburn State Recreation Area (Journal, April 17), I provided some historical background on the development of recreation services and ...

Council calls for $2.7 million recreation area funding

The Auburn City Council wants to make sure the Auburn State Recreation Area gets the $2.7 million in funding it needs. This week the City Council unanimously approved sending a le ...

Questions arise over charter

Residents of Auburn and beyond came out Monday night to give their opinions about the option of charter status for the city of Auburn. The Auburn City Council held its first chart ...

New statue to represent local Nisenan

Those who visit Central Square could see a new addition by fall. On Monday night the Auburn City Council approved a life-sized statue for one of the three pedestals in Central Squ ...

Council raises sewer rates, discusses regional plan

City of Auburn sewer rate payers can expect a higher bill with the new fiscal year. The Auburn City Council voted 3-1 Monday night to increase rates by $2 a month. Some council me ...

No ad hoc committee concerning charter city in sight

Residents will have a chance to discuss whether or not they want Auburn to be a charter city, but just how the city will go about doing that was a topic of debate Monday night. In ...

Streetscape construction set to begin May 18

Auburn can expect new Streetscape construction to begin May 18. On Monday the Auburn City Council, acting as the Auburn Urban Development Authority, unanimously approved a contrac ...