$150 fee

Fire fee just a lot of hooey

Everybody I know agrees with Mrs. Louis Muller (“Displeased at being ‘chosen’ for fee,” Reader Input, Oct. 5). We were shocked to receive the “Be Prepared” notification ...

Displeased at being ‘chosen’ for fee

“Out of the blue” comes this letter from the State of California saying “Be Prepared!” Apparently, we have been “chosen” as Placer County property owners to pay a new ...

Fire protection fee equals shrewd politics

The severe criticism of State Board of Equalization member, George Runner, opposing the governor’s inspiration for taxing rural property owners $150 for “fire protectio ...

Tax man takes heat for fighting $150 fee

SACRAMENTO — One of California’s top elected tax collectors is facing criticism for his high-profile campaign to block a controversial fee that Democratic leaders say he and th ...

Noon Hour Update: Beating the heat; $150 fee displeasure heats up and Auburn City Council

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Tuesday editio ...

Another View: New fee doesn?t pay for prevention, response

While the July 15 opinion piece in the Auburn Journal (Our View: "Seeing fire crews in action money well spent") is 100 percent correct in stating these are dollars well spent and ...