Valerie Harris

City Council to discuss possible interim police chief position

The Auburn Police Department could be seeing some changes in its staff extending beyond the retirement of Chief Valerie Harris. On Monday the City Council is set to analyze and po ...

Ruffalo: Big personnel changes in local law enforcement

Two local police officers are hitting some major milestones in their stellar careers, and while some may argue each is moving in an opposite direction, I would beg to differ. Aubur ...

Auburn police chief retiring after 30 years in law enforcement

Police Chief Valerie Harris said she is grateful for the community’s support of the police department and thankful to have been able to serve the residents of Auburn. Harris is s ...

Auburn police chief set to retire at end of month

Auburn can expect to see some changes in its police department, including the retirement of its chief. Chief Valerie Harris is set to retire June 29, and Captain John Ruffcorn is ...

Amgen prep has committee members ready for race day

The big day is almost here and local Bike Auburn members are ready. The Amgen Tour of California will be making history in Auburn as the city hosts the Stage 3 start of the race ...

Bikefest to promote safety for youth

Auburn’s youth now have a chance to feel the spirit of the Amgen Tour of California bike race. From 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday kids and their parents can join other cycling ent ...

Councilman unsure about $5,000 Amgen loan

One Auburn City Council member shared some of his Amgen related doubts Monday night. The Auburn City Council unanimously approved a $5,000 loan from the city’s general fund to A ...

Ordinance would require rabies shots, reporting

Auburn veterinarians may have to report dog rabies vaccinations in the future. Police Chief Valerie Harris gave the first reading at Monday night’s City Council meeting of a pot ...

City salaries spark resident comments

Although several Auburn city management staff are making more than $100,000 annually, most of them are making substantially less than the same positions in neighboring cities. Loca ...

City getting ready to host Amgen stage-start

Auburn buzzed with excitement Thursday after learning it would be a host city for the 2011 Amgen Tour of California. Auburn will be the start city for Stage 3 of the race, which ...