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CDF needs to get back to its mission

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CDF) fire fee will not be used for thinning brush and clearing trees around your home (“$150 fire fee bills targete ...

River shares her love freely

Why should we be charged $10 to enjoy the beauty of our American River that Mother Nature has provided us (“Nature’s beauty will cost you,” Journal, June 26)? Th ...

Recology-Auburn Placer holds the line on garbage collection fee

AUBURN CA - Recology-Auburn Placer is giving customers a break this coming year and not raising fees. Under the Recology-Auburn Placer contract, the Board of Supervisors were in a ...

Please support local sports

Re: The recent article (Journal, Nov. 6) about snowboard program “woes.” For all public high and middle schools, after-school sports are not “pay to play” anymore but “p ...

Del Oro braces for track circus

The 43rd annual Del Oro Invite will be held this Friday at Del Oro High. For those who have never attended a high school track meet of this size, it is the closest thing to a three ...

Raft fees going up in Auburn State Recreation Area

Raft fees going up in Auburn State Recreation Area By Gus Thomson Journal Staff Writer State Parks will be asking river-rafting businesses to dig deeper into their pockets a ...

Make state park users pay ‘fee’

Well, here we go again with yet another “fee” on our vehicles, this time to “save our state parks” (Journal, Oct. 12). Unbelievable that the state would dare to try to sho ...

Hillmen making a run for it

They run for the sheer joy of it. They run in insufferably hot weather. They run with their best friends. They run with Placer High alumni. They are the cross country team of Place ...

Non-resident accident fee when Placer Fire rolls wins supes support

Placer County Fire will start billing insurers by July for auto-crash call-outs caused by out-of-area drivers. The Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 in support of a plan that is expe ...

Placer County Fire to bill insurers for auto crash call-outs?

Placer County has plans to get a cut of insurance money available when out-of-area motorists cause accidents inside its fire department’s boundaries. Under a proposal to be cons ...