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Reader Input: Don’t hike fees; cut politicos’ benefits
Thursday Jun 26 2014
Re: “Auburn in tough spot on budget,” (Journal, June 24): I find the idea that the Auburn City Council wants to raise our property taxes outrageous. Sure, they&rsqu ...
Reader input: These fires affect everybody
Sunday Aug 25 2013
There was and probably still is a group that maintains the position that since they are no where near the fires that are burning, that they should not pay the fee. I was in the par ...
Mailings starting on Cal Fire’s rural fire-fee bills
Friday Jul 12 2013
Cal Fire is resuming the collection of $150 rural fire fees and state Sen. Jim Nielsen, R-Gerber, is continuing to be one of its most vocal opponents. Fire-fee collections will st ...
UPDATE: Controversial $150 fire fee bills will be delayed
Wednesday Mar 20 2013
UPDATE 4:45 P.M. 3/20: SACRAMENTO (AP) — Collection of a fee rural California homeowners pay for fire prevention service has been delayed this year after the state Depar ...
Noon Hour Update: Repeal afoot for state fire fee; more changes at Auburn agencies; boys basketball in Loomis and Placer High snowboarding
Wednesday Dec 05 2012
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 wha ...
$150 fire fee fight gears up again in state Legislature
Tuesday Dec 04 2012
AUBURN CA - State Sen. Ted Gaines is leading legislative Republicans and, he hopes, some Democrats, in launching a bill this week in the Assembly to repeal a $150 rural fire fee. ...
Will dead neighbor pay the fire fee?
Thursday Oct 11 2012
Who is in control of the billing? Do they know what they are doing? I know they do not know what or how to bill, because they have billed me twice and my neighbor who has been dead ...
How to protest the $150 fire fee
Wednesday Oct 10 2012
I was glad to see the coverage on the fire prevention fee, but would like to expand on how to protest it (“Residents confused, angered upon receipt of fire fee notice,” ...
Fire fee unfair and illegal
Tuesday Oct 09 2012
My husband and I just received our “advance notice” that we would be amongst those being taxed $150 extra for fire protection. The “advance notice” tells us that we are “ ...
Residents confused, angered upon receipt of fire fee notice
Monday Oct 08 2012
During the past week, Roger Perkins went to his mailbox in North Auburn expecting to receive birthday cards and the usual mailings, but something unusual caught his eye. Perkins ce ...
Where is logic in fire fee map lines?
Thursday Aug 23 2012
Re: “$150 fire fee bills targeted for some, not all, Auburn-area residents,” (Journal, Aug. 14):While I have known for some time this was coming, the Journal’s Tu ...
$150 fire fee bills targeted for some, not all, Auburn-area residents
Monday Aug 13 2012
AUBURN CA - Depending on what side of the border they’re living on, Auburn-area property owners could be in for a sudden shock in coming days when they open up an envelope with a ...
Our View: Seeing fire crews in action money well spent
Saturday Jul 14 2012
What started with a spark and 25 acres has ballooned into more than 1,900 acres of forestland on fire and more than 1,900 fire personnel trying to stop the spread. In the constan ...
Placer Supe Holmes lodges fire fee protest with state Fire Board
Friday May 25 2012
AUBURN CA - Citing Placer County concerns, Supervisor Jim Holmes has testified against the Cal Fire fee at a State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection hearing. State lawmakers a ...
Noon Hour Update: House burns in Colfax, what's next for Measure B and don't throw out those Easter eggs
Tuesday Apr 03 2012
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 Wednesday edit ...
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