mike holmes

Another View: It’s important that we preserve what we have for the future

A few weeks ago while I was in China I received a number of phone calls and emails regarding the demolition of the Bill Clark hangar which has been at the Auburn Airport since at l ...

McCann Alumni welcome Ty Rowe at annual luncheon

The annual McCann Alumni luncheon was held at Max’s restaurant recently to welcome Ty Rowe, the newest recipient of the Auburn Journal’s community service McCann award. ...

Meals, music and imagination making a splash in Auburn

First came the Think Auburn First Chamber promotion, encouraging us to shop here. Now there’s Dine Auburn First. Coordinator Kathleen Shaffer asked me to tell you about the p ...

Reader Input: Nothing trivial about Auburn’s bee

Congratulations to the winner of the Fourth Annual Auburn AAUW Trivia Bee: Placer United — Mike Holmes, Jim Holmes and Leah Rosasco. But this talented trio wasn’t the o ...

Another View: Annexation poppycock

The City of Auburn is about to engage in an effort to justify an effort to annex North Auburn into the city. An outspoken member of the city council has managed to convince other m ...

Auburn casts wider net for surveys

If you want your voice heard, but don’t feel like sitting through a City Council meeting, you may have your opportunity: The community survey is now open to the general publi ...

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 ...