Rob Haswell

Committee to review superintendent’s pay

A new committee is planning to research and review the Placer County superintendent of school’s pay, and could help make decisions about any potential future raises. Thursday ni ...

Auburn schools funding in crisis still

Even though Measure L didn’t reach the two-thirds super-majority needed to pass, I want to thank the residents of Auburn for giving serious consideration to this local proposal a ...

Failed measure spurs donated funds

After the failure of a local measure set to bring money into Auburn schools, some community members are ready to offer donations. Measure L was a proposed annual $59 parcel tax fo ...

Officials react to Measure L loss

Supporters of the now-defunct Measure L are voicing their concerns after the ballot item failed to gather the two-thirds vote it needed. Measure L would have been an annual $59 ta ...

Measure supporters encourage voting

Measure L supporters are hoping to end their campaign strong, but there are some who still oppose the potential tax. If passed, Measure L would impose a $59 annual tax on propert ...

Measure L good investment

There are many good reasons to vote yes on Measure L, the local schools funding measure. Good schools are the linchpin of any thriving community and represent an investment in our ...

School district ‘hopeful’ about parcel tax

As Nov. 2 draws near, those who support and oppose Measure L are speaking out about the proposed parcel tax. Measure L would impose an annual $59 parcel tax on properties within th ...

Auburn’s issues over breakfast

Auburn City Council candidates gave some background from their campaigns and spoke about some hot topics at a breakfast Friday. The Eggs & Issues Forum took place at 7:30 a.m. Fri ...

Jim Ruffalo: Brave are they who propose another tax hike

There are a couple of things that probably aren’t the smartest ideas. On that list are testing hand grenades in a closet, or buying a luminous sundial so you can tell time at ni ...

Tax for quality education

A proposed measure on November’s gubernatorial ballot could bring in $4 million over five years for Auburn elementary schools through parcel taxes. Measure L is proposed to “p ...