mike holmes

Reader input: A tip of the hat to the butt patrol

The city of Auburn owes Sally Dawley a debt of gratitude for her work in attempting to clean up litter in our community, specifically cigarette butts (more politely called “c ...

Changing of guard Tuesday at City Hall

Once ballots are cast and votes verified, candidates are sworn in and make the transition from political hopefuls to public officials. Nearly a month after votes were received in ...

Reader input: Name park in Forbes’ memory

This past Thursday a small group assembled at the community garden in the School Park Preserve to dedicate a marker to the memory of Janice Forbes. During the simple ceremony eloqu ...

Auburn’s Veterans Day parade has major meaning, big turnout

Veterans Day in Auburn on Tuesday is all about a big parade, the heart-tugging ceremony that follows and plenty of red, white and blue flag waving. But it’s also about men a ...

In municipal musical chairs, Holmes is last man standing

This week, Auburn had what was in some ways an awkward election — a municipal version of musical chairs, with four candidates scrambling for three seats. When the music stopp ...

Auburn council race too close to call

With early votes trickling in, candidates for Auburn City Council gathered with supporters to track their respective rise to elected office Tuesday night. Energy and optimism were ...

Reader Input: Mike Holmes deserves our support

Mike (Holmes) deserves reelection. He is an Auburn native, a graduate of Placer High and Sierra College and San Francisco State University. He is totally devoted as much as any pol ...

Reader Input: Mike Holmes a problem-solver

Mike Holmes has worked tirelessly to ensure that Auburn is the outstanding community that it is by being able to link our historic past to the present through hard work and a visio ...

Another View: An overabundance of democracy?

A recent editorial I read asked the question as to whether we have too much democracy in this state. It noted there were some 2,300 special districts in California, plus 58 count ...

Reader input: Holmes on the range

The range for councilman/ former Mayor Mike Holmes is his birthplace, Auburn. The range also describes the many  — 16 and growing — committees, boards and comm ...