Streetscape

Redistribute wealth to help homeless

Here are some suggestions on how to deal with the homeless problem: 1) Use proceeds from the Amgen bike race (and other Auburn events) to finance homeless projects; 2) Use a perc ...

Our View: Auburn must pedal its best foot forward for Amgen race day

With the economic recovery starting to find its footing in Auburn, it’s not the right time to fine Auburn businesses for temporary banners and sandwich boards that might be the o ...

More structure, less glitz planned for Streetscape phase

Auburn residents can expect a less fancy phase 2 of the Streetscape project. Streetscape is a street beautification and improvement project connecting Old Town and Downtown Auburn ...

Auburn Arts Commission aims to beautify city

Quality art reflects a quality community. That’s the mentality behind the Auburn Arts Commission, an eight-person board that reports to Auburn’s City Council and aims to enhan ...

Our View: Is this the last we’ll see of Streetscape and redevelopment?

Use it or lose it … or the last waltz? As the city of Auburn spends its remaining redevelopment money on the second phase of the Streetscape project, building improvements and, ...

Save LED billboard for Las Vegas

The Auburn City Council wants to do what — erect a $60,000 LED billboard, with its garish blues, oranges, yellows and greens flashing on and off with those annoying CNN-type scro ...

Our View: Eyes of cycling world will turn to Auburn

Auburn has a chance to showcase itself to the world, raise needed cash for the city, county and local businesses and have some fun at the same time. The Amgen Tour of California b ...

Ruffalo: Dust off your charge cards, ‘Macy’s lite’ coming

As much as it pains me, I have to admit that Dave Rosenthal was right all along. A few months ago, that KAHI afternoon guy insisted that the old Gottschalks building would eventu ...

How Auburn can lead the state

Considering the lack of success in Streetscape I (loss of parking, loss of merchants, loss of safe, historic intersection) I think Auburn should voluntarily return any redevelopmen ...

Another View: Mend, don’t end redevelopment

Governor Brown’s proposal to eliminate all 425 local redevelopment agencies and take their money for state budgetary purposes would kill the City of Auburn’s Streetscape progra ...

New sign may help promote Auburn

The city of Auburn has a basic plan for how to use its redevelopment funds, and some residents think a new sign is a necessity. The Auburn City Council acting as the Auburn Urba ...

Streetscape in need of refinement

Re: Streetscape, among other things ... Having heard nothing since my letters of Aug. 14, 2010 and Oct. 9, 2010 to the Auburn City Council, I am going to be repetitive in my reque ...

Our View: Winter’s chill melts from our thankful hearts

The turkey is thawing, the sparkling cider is chilling, and you’re rubbing your hands because it’s freezing outside. But Thanksgiving is only a few hours away, and with it co ...

Up to $13,000 raised for City Council campaigns

The six candidates running for City Council have raised drastically different amounts for their individual campaigns. The candidates have also encountered a variety of issues as th ...

City must address street-level needs

Friday night my wife and I parked at my office location on Agnes Street to attend dinner Downtown and observe Cruise Nite. It was daylight when we left my office and we were able ...