fire protection

Fire fee just a lot of hooey

Everybody I know agrees with Mrs. Louis Muller (“Displeased at being ‘chosen’ for fee,” Reader Input, Oct. 5). We were shocked to receive the “Be Prepared” notification ...

Fire protection fee equals shrewd politics

The severe criticism of State Board of Equalization member, George Runner, opposing the governor’s inspiration for taxing rural property owners $150 for “fire protectio ...

Noon Hour Update: Placer High School graduation; fire protection grant and athletes of the year

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 Sunday edition ...

Beware of misleading phone call

Residents in the Placer Hills Fire Protection District (Meadow Vista, Weimar, Applegate and small portions of Colfax and Auburn): you are affected by Measure E. Because property t ...

Measure A a protective step

Folks, here is the question I have yet to hear answered. Why would a Sacramento special interest group pony up $25,000, hire a treasurer from Sacramento and a professional politica ...

Measure D will be money well spent

For and against!I totally understand Donna McCloskey’s frustration in her letter to the Journal (“People getting taxed mightily,” Reader Input, April 10) regardin ...

People getting taxed mightily

Re: “Rural Auburn residents speak out against $150 fire fee, (Journal, April 4):I am so disgusted with both the local and state governments.Two weeks ago we received a questi ...

Noon Hour Update: Sales tax revenue increase, new gas pumps in Auburn and speaker comes to library

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 Thursday editi ...

Another View: Measure B represents investment in the future of Newcastle

I am a property owner in beautiful Newcastle. I am very concerned that there are individuals that live in our community that have expressed unprofessional activity by committing th ...

Measure B upholds safety

The Newcastle Area Business Association’s Board of Directors hereby signals its support for Measure B — a parcel tax proposal seeking new support funding solely for fire protec ...