North Auburn

Reader Input: Annexation: Funder of infrastructure

In the Sunday Auburn Journal, Councilman Bill Kirby was quoted as saying, “We no longer need anyone’s permission to annex within our sphere of influence,” (&ldquo ...

Annexation: reoccurring conversation

The seeds of another annexation effort are beginning to gestate in Auburn as city leaders publicly discuss the first steps of the process. And while the idea is not a new one, at ...

Reader Input: City leaders should keep noses out

I have been closely following the articles and letters regarding Costco coming to North Auburn. I really thought this had been settled — that Costco was definitely coming h ...

County responds to Costco suit

Placer County issued its first public statement Friday evening regarding the city’s plans to sue over the North Auburn Costco project. The brief statement pushes back agains ...

Reader Input: Not everyone wants Costco

I applaud the City of Auburn’s decision to challenge the development of the Costco center at the DeWitt Center in North Auburn. I seriously question the notion that there i ...

Reader Input: Spare me your big-box store

Who wants Costco in Auburn? I don’t. I have lived in North Auburn since 1987. I have managed just fine without Costco. I do not want the chaos it will bring to my neighborh ...

Auburn to sue Placer over Costco

The city has decided to make its first move in the proverbial chess game that will be the legal battle against county plans for a Costco in North Auburn. Council members announced ...

Will Auburn sue county over Costco?

The first Auburn City Council meeting of the new year has all the makings of a long, discussion-filled gathering. Among other items, the council will be talking about the short-te ...

Special meeting to air North Auburn homeless shelter request

Placer County supervisors will consider the pros and cons of an emergency winter homeless shelter at a special meeting slated for Jan. 22 in Auburn. The meeting is in response to ...

Mammoth sewer pipeline project approaches North Auburn

A giant pipeline designed to work like a small, encased river to flow wastewater from North Auburn to Lincoln has reached the outskirts of Auburn. Heavy equipment on Monday was di ...

Auburn parks could see aggressive-begging ban

Aggressive panhandling and other types of intrusive solicitation could soon be turfed out of Auburn Recreation District parks. Under new rules being considered by the recreation d ...

Costco: City eyes legal leverage

The battle over a big-box store in North Auburn may just be heating up as the city alludes to possible legal action on the horizon. While the future of the proposed North Auburn C ...

Meddlers Report -- Dec. 30

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

Questions remain after Auburn shootout leaves suspect dead

The investigation continued Monday into a standoff and shootout at a North Auburn home that left the suspect dead from a gunshot inside the burning Kemper Oaks Court house. The s ...

Standoff, shootout at North Auburn house leaves suspect dead

A suspect who fired more than 100 rounds from his North Auburn residence over four hours was shot dead Sunday by a Placer County Sheriff’s Office deputy returning fire. A sh ...