fire fee

Where is logic in fire fee map lines?

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

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

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

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

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 ...

North Auburn, Ophir to vote June 5 on fire tax increase

AUBURN CA - Voters in Placer County’s North Auburn-Ophir fire protection coverage area will decide June 5 on whether they want to raise an additional $570,000 a year through high ...

Gaines digs in for fight against wildfire fee as governor retrenches

A move by Gov. Jerry Brown to seek changes to a controversial $150 annual wildfire fee for rural residents won’t alter state Sen. Ted Gaines’ resolve to stop it. The wildfire p ...