Mike Monahan

Abilities of businesses vary

There seems to be some accommodation for small businesses: Under Titles to ADA: “Title III also has application to existing facilities.” One of the definitions of “discrimina ...

Observations of Occupiers

I want to thank Dave Hungerford (Reader Input, Nov. 22) for his response to my letter. My concern was with (Occupy Auburn) parking as I had a difficult time finding a parking place ...

Citizens support small business

In response to Mike Monahan’s letter (Reader Input, Sunday, Nov. 20) about the (Occupy) Auburn rally on Thursday: As a member of the steering committee for Placer County Citizens ...

Letter writer’s rally observation skewed

A letter in the Sunday (Nov. 20) Journal by Mike Monahan claimed that protestors at Thursday’s Occupy Auburn rally were “a screaming mob of young ragtag people with a smatterin ...

Occupy Auburn parking hurt business

Occupy Auburn is impacting our local small businesses. Those protesting should know better than to park on the streets in front of businesses that depend on that parking for their ...

Third term for Mike Holmes

Current two-term city Councilman Mike Holmes is a fifth generation Auburn native, always available and is deeply concerned about the city is running on reserves and wants to collab ...

City of Auburn skilled at blame game

In 2007 the Auburn City Council passed a $12 million measure for upgrading our waste water plant to meet 2010 state and federal specifications including those of the Regional Water ...

Weigh in on square theme

The open meeting Aug. 24, 2009 produced a couple of items that are important to our community. The most important was the resolution to study the “endurance theme” to try and ...

Endurance folk skipped meeting

Streetscape Phase I: The meeting tonight (Sept. 8) reflected that the powers that be, council and city manager, made an error in allowing one very limited in scope, intense special ...

Streetscape kills true heritage

Streetscape — Boondoggle, “designed by the community”? What community — one narrow part that is bent on making Auburn have an appearance that kills its real heritage? Cen ...