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‘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 ...

Placer County Animal Shelter fees will take a bigger bite out of wallets

Bailing Fido out of the Placer County animal shelter will cost their human companions 23 percent more starting next month. The increase in the penalty for picking up a spayed or n ...

Rising tide of criticism pushes back state septic hearing

By Gus Thomson Journal Staff Writer   Those worried about a new $325 fee for septic system inspections can breathe easier. Facing an uprising of rural septic system users ...

Repeal septic system inspection legislation: Ted Gaines

The furor over mandatory septic system inspections and an estimated $325 fee that will have to be paid was evident at a town-hall meeting Thursday in Auburn. But there was also a ...

Council waives $19,000 in fees for café

LINCOLN — A business owner from Auburn had $19,000 in inspection fees waived by the Lincoln City Council. Auburn resident Joanne Neft received a late bill for $19,000 in inspect ...

Our View - Citizens must know how sewer decision will affect them

Local government needs to do much more to inform citizens about the looming wastewater treatment options, which will be costly, no matter which direction is taken. State and feder ...

Eatery health inspection fee hike proposal sent back

Placer County restaurants could be seeing a phase-in of inspection fee increases they say are too much too soon. The Board of Supervisors is asking environmental health officials ...
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