Supervisor Jim Holmes

For area fire districts, funding outlook bleak

It all comes down to money, or a lack there of, for six area fire districts. Mounting operational cost and dwindling revenues are signaling dire times ahead. Talk with those at th ...

Meddlers Report – Sept. 23

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 ...

Reader Input: County supe solved problem

I should have done this earlier but just didn’t get to it even though I meant to. A while back I noticed a very large pine adjacent to Newcastle Road that had been wind damag ...

City budget under microscope

The city of Auburn is looking into the most prudent path when it comes to finances for the new fiscal year. During last Monday’s City Council meeting, council members and of ...

Reader Input: Synchronize 49 traffic lights

A gentleman recently wrote a letter to the Auburn Journal regarding the poor synchronization of the traffic lights on Highway 49, “A few steps would ease Auburn traffic,&rdqu ...

Reader Input: Aide helped DeWitt seniors

Leah Rosasco, aide to Supervisor Jim Holmes, was our Seniors First DeWitt Café visitor last Monday, serving lunch as part of our 2014 March for Meals Campaign. March for M ...

Historic Auburn depot, giant statue could get new owner

The Auburn Chamber of Commerce and Placer County are exploring the possibility of turning the chamber’s Lincoln Way headquarters into a museum after the business organization ...

Reader Input: Start digging a Lincoln pipeline

Concerning the sewer rate hike: Why aren’t our Congress representatives ([Doug] LaMalfa and [Tom] McClintock) doing anything? Up until this year, McClintock “represente ...

Reader Input: Sewer meetings really matter

For persons in North Auburn’s sewer district, facing sticker shock at proposed sewer rates, it is vital to get to both the 7 p.m. Thursday (May 2) meeting at Regional Park&rs ...

Placer County challenged over eviction plans

The future is uncertain for Maria Murguia as Placer County moves to evict tenants of North Auburn’s Bell Garden Apartments and tear down two 68-year-old buildings. Murguia has li ...