John Ruffcorn

Auburn’s Cruise Nite’s time to remember 9/11 gears up

  The bright car colors of Auburn Cruise Nite, the low rumble of classic autos and the admiring chatter of the crowd on a warm late-summer evening in Auburn will give way Fri ...

Food closet settles into new location near airport

Several volunteers armed with box-loads of food helped the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet move into its new location Friday in the Auburn Airport Industrial Park. The new facilitie ...

Auburn’s fledgling anti-panhandling campaign spreading

The city of Auburn effort to discourage panhandling by convincing people not to give is spreading to North Auburn. Business employees like Garret Jensen of Rock Creek Plaza’ ...

Auburn out of running for 2014 Amgen bike tour

For the first time in at least five years, Auburn won’t be seeking a visit from the Amgen Tour of California. Auburn Police Chief John Ruffcorn, a leader in organizing a com ...

Police warn against e-mail banking scam

The Auburn Police Department is warning residents about a recent e-mail scam and urging them to be careful about sharing their financial information online. Auburn Police Chief Jo ...

Auburn police reorganization brings new positions for some

With reorganization at the Auburn Police Department finalized, one citizen said he is more concerned about what public officials make after they retire than during their employment ...

Mobility made easier for Amgen race day

Getting from your car to a great viewing place for the Amgen Tour of California Stage 3 start Tuesday just got a little easier. Mayor Bill Kirby is paying for a shuttle to run bef ...

Driving distractions not all from cell phones

Local law enforcement is spreading the word that more than just cell phones can cause distracted driving. “Anything that you are doing above and beyond driving is taking away f ...