signs

Clutter or business boon? Placer County easing sign restrictions to boost economy

With a goal of helping businesses boost their bottom lines, Placer County supervisors approved Tuesday a temporary easing of rules governing A-frames and other portable signs. Whi ...

Placer County could ease rules on A-frame, portable signs

With an eye on helping businesses still reeling from the Great Recession, Placer County is moving toward temporarily legalizing A-frame and portable signs through at least mid-Octo ...

Foresthill's heart belongs to American River firefighters

FORESTHILL — For several nights in a row, the McNary household heard the cacophony of honking and yelling coming from the outskirts of Foresthill’s downtown. Kristina ...

Reader Input: Time has come to dismantle ASRD

I am a local resident and frequent park user at Auburn State Recreation District parks. It is very troubling how our state park has become a police state. I am talking about re ...

Freeway honor for slain CHP officer from Auburn

Raymond Carpenter – a California Highway Patrol officer from Auburn who was killed while on duty 43 years ago – will gain a rare honor Wednesday. Thanks to efforts by ...

Auburn's new ordinance replaces 'unconstitutional' policy on election signs

  When Auburn’s new sign ordinance takes effect, it will correct an old policy on election signs that the city attorney said was unconstitutional, and it will also redu ...

Auburn looks at dimming amount of Old Town neon signage

After six public meetings, rounds of follow-up emails and the first of two Auburn City Council public hearings, the signage ordinance update is all but wrapped up, but the biggest, ...

Parade needs better signage

As other readers have commented, I too enjoyed the (Auburn) Veterans Day parade. I think it’s a fantastic event that makes me proud and I will continue to support it. However, I ...

New shop’s ‘sign’ language is art

Lifelong Auburn resident Dane Brown is putting his artistic talent to work. The 22-year-old recently opened Dane B Kustoms shop in Downtown, where he offers hand-painted signs for ...

Give merchants an even break

For crying out loud! Give our merchants a break! (Journal) front page today (April 5): “Businesses told of banner ban”! The economy is so bad, our merchants in Auburn absolut ...