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PG&E customers to foot part of pipe safety costs after fatal San Bruno explosion

  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California regulators on Thursday unanimously approved a two-year Pacific Gas and Electric Co. rate increase of $299 million to help pay for p ...

Surprise: New insurance fee in health overhaul law

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Your medical plan is facing an unexpected expense, so you probably are, too. It's a new, $63-per-head fee to cushion the cost of cove ...

Our View: Repeal fee to park at Confluence

Paying $10 to park on the side of the road shouldn’t be required to enjoy the natural habitat that surrounds Auburn. Late last month, the Gold Fields District of California S ...

Missing water meters make home purchases difficult

Since the beginning of the housing slump buyers, sellers and agents have faced unfortunate and unique situations when it comes to completing a transaction.  For Auburn residen ...

Our View: Unified plan needed for local business

Auburn is often described as a tight-knit local community that helps one another out. That didn’t seem to be completely the case for some of our businesses last week. At a city ...

‘What kind of Americans are you?’

In reference to both Steve Cavolt’s and John Nightingale’s letters in the Journal on Jan. 6: What world are you living in? To address Mr. Cavolt: President Obama walked into a ...

Ted and Beth: Thanks for nothing, again

I take great exception to the bragging done by Republican politicians in our state about their no-compromise-under-any-circumstance stand on the state budget and taxes. Not only di ...

City Council seeks to halt sewer rate hikes

Auburn city officials hope to cut residents a break on sewer fees. Monday night, the Auburn City Council directed staff to look into ending the scheduled sewer fee increases in li ...

Bank customers overcharged

Something needs to be done to the banks who are creating situations where they can charge fees. This new way they can take your check out of sequence so that you not only bounce th ...

Day-use park fees simply ridiculous

I just read your article about the new fees at the American River (Journal, Aug. 14). I am appalled. Why would they charge anything to go to the river? I have been going to the Am ...