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$150 fire fee fight gears up again in state Legislature

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. ...

Our View: Supervisors missed window for voters to approve raise

In calling for an end to embarrassingly protracted discussions on raising Placer County Board of Supervisors salaries in light of gloomy budget forecasts, Kirk Uhler is making a pl ...

Our View: Where is the local talent for the 4th District?

Can an outsider understand and represent the issues “ and people “ of the sprawling 4th Congressional District? Or maybe the bigger question for district voters: What's the de ...