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Reader Input: Sewer rate proposal unclear

It is important to write a letter to the Auburn city clerk to protest and oppose the proposed sewer rate increases if you want your opinion to count. According to the rules of Pr ...

Reader Input: Fight the sewer rate increase

Our last and best chance to halt the regional sewer scheme is upon us. Auburn’s City Council will raise rates soon unless enough ratepayers document their disapproval. It i ...

Concerns, questions greet plan for Christian Valley water-rate rise

Faced with a proposal to raise monthly water rates from $24.50 to $45.58 and even more in the future, Christian Valley Park Community Services District customers turned out in forc ...

Christian Valley showdown percolating over proposed water-bill boost

A proposal to raise the cost of water for the 650 customers of Christian Valley Park Community Services District near Auburn will get a public airing in March, and opposition is al ...

Reader Input: NID must live within means

Nevada Irrigation District just recently sent out a notification of proposed raw water rate increases totaling 30 percent over five years. The stated reasons for the increase are ...

Nevada Irrigation announces potential water rate hikes, new 5-year plan

  Property owners and water customers throughout the Nevada Irrigation District will soon receive letters advising them that the district is considering a five-year financial ...

Placer supes approve $13.78-a-month North Auburn sewer fee hike

Sewer users in the North Auburn area will be paying another $13.78 a month starting in July, Placer County supervisors decided Tuesday. The decision followed a sometimes-stormy, t ...

North Auburn sewer-fee increase fight brewing

With a $13.78-a-month sewer fee increase in North Auburn set to go to a vote by the Placer County supervisors on Tuesday, opponents are organizing for a possible challenge. The ch ...

Monthly $13.78 sewer hike proposal for North Auburn

  A proposal for a $13.78-a-month sewer fee increase in North Auburn will be presented to the North Auburn Municipal Advisory Council on Tuesday. The fee hike would affect a ...

Huge tax increase looms at year-end 'fiscal cliff'

WASHINGTON — A typical middle-income family making $40,000 to $64,000 a year could see its taxes go up by $2,000 next year if lawmakers fail to renew a lengthy roster of tax ...

Gold panning spikes in Auburn State Recreation Area rivers

AUBURN CA - Rivers in the Auburn State Recreation Area have been getting a workout from pans and hands. Supervising Ranger Scott Liske said that he’s witnessed a spike in pannin ...

Placer County Water Agency 2 percent pay hike first since 2009

AUBURN CA - A 2 percent raise will be increasing the Placer County Water Agency payout to workers for salaries by $329,000 this year. While one board member is saying the pay rais ...

Rent-hike concerns hit Newcastle mobilehome park as sale nears

The prospective new owners of Newcastle’s Castle City Mobile Home Park attempted Tuesday to calm concerns by some of its 200 tenants over the possibility of rent spikes after it ...

Whooping cough spike in Placer County spurs vaccination call

Whooping cough cases in Placer County have more than tripled so far this year compared to the same period last year. With the spike in a disease that puts newborns at the greatest ...

NID board raises water rates

The Nevada Irrigation District voted to raise water rates Wednesday, but the cost impact will depend on usage. For the majority of residential users, the bills will go up $1.47 a ...