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$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 ...

Placer County’s state lawmakers face budget strife, bullet train questions

Lawmakers are back in Sacramento after a four-month break facing a $13 billion budget shortfall and questions on pension reform, high-speed rail and how to bridge the increasingly ...

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 ...