Measure D

Support local firefighters, vote for Measure D

I believe that most people say that Placer County is a very blessed place to live. My family?s history goes back to the 1860?s in this area. I am grateful to have resided most of m ...

Costs are already too high -- No on Measure D

I?ve been an Ophir resident for about 40 years and don?t usually complain much about most things locally and/or nationally, but I think it?s time to have a reality check. To start ...

Measure D a wise investment

Public safety is critical to any community. Our fire and life safety services are under threat. Due to falling home values, property tax revenues, which support these urgent servi ...

Another View: Measure D will keep safety first in county

My wife and I moved to Placer County 35 years ago, deciding to raise our family on a small rural farm. We couldn?t have picked a better place for our family to call home. Now, howe ...

Another View: Measure D is local money for local safety

Placer County is a special community ? and one of my top priorities has always been ensuring the safety of our families and neighbors. I am in my 27th season as a firefighter. Fire ...

Noon Hour Update: Power outage in Auburn; tanning concerns; Measure E phone calls and river rafting safety

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 ...

Local fire districts asking for increase in fees

With revenue from property tax continuing to plummet and the need for fire and emergency services remaining steady, two local fire departments are asking June voters to decide what ...

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 ...

No further charges, please

In the mail on Saturday, March 10, a tri-fold informational folder was received from “Measure D” asking if we, in the North Auburn area, would approve it for our fire departmen ...

Simply scuttle the county CEO post

I received a promotion flyer for Measure D last week checking for support to make up a $570,000 operations shortfall with the Placer County Fire Department. I think almost half of ...