Measure E

How to help fire district

The way has been made clear and easy for those living in the Placer Hills Fire District who still want to join me in a grass-roots “passing” of our own Measure E. We can simpl ...

Public services do not fall from sky

I voted for Measure E, prepared to pay $40 a year for our continued safety. Amazingly, 60 percent of our district voted to keep the equivalent of a few visits to a coffee shop in t ...

No on Measure E cripples communities

June 5 has come and gone with great disappointment on my behalf. I am greatly disappointed in those who live in the Placer Hills Fire District area. Measure E (besides the re-elect ...

Measures don?t measure up to most voters

Semi-official election results indicate sweeping loss was a common theme among local measures. Measures A, D and E did not garner enough votes to pass, based on the most up-to- ...

Measure E too close to call, so far

Voters in the Placer Hills Fire Protection District voted on the district?s plea ? and iniative - to add a new fire tax, or potentially face losing paramedic service Tuesday. The m ...

Election results: Voters against Measure A early

The polls for the 2012 Presdential Primary Election in Placer County have now closed and the semi-official results are in. Below are totals from local races and measures with 100 p ...

$7 per month brings security

As a 19-year veteran and director of the Placer Hills Fire District, I feel that Measure E is the right thing for our community. Many years of dedication and excellent direction by ...

Measure keeps local fire protection

I am writing this letter today to help garner favor for Measure ?E?, the measure that is being placed on the June ballot by the Placer Hills Fire District (PHFD). Many people in th ...

Firefighter urges no on Measure E

I have lived in the foothills for 52 years and served this community beginning in 1962 as a volunteer firefighter and continued for 27 years holding all elected offices including f ...

Greater fire safety relevant to us all

I?m not sure whether to laugh at or cry for the misguided person(s) who is removing the Measure E election signs along Placer Hills Road. When the signs were initially vandalized ...

Meadow Vista needs Measure E

To the people of the Meadow Vista area benefitting from the fire and rescue service: As residents of Meadow Vista for 50 years, we feel qualified to encourage support for Measure ...

Mysterious phone calls made in opposition to Measure E

Residents in the Placer Hills Fire District are reacting to a mysterious message from a woman encouraging them to vote against Measure E. The tax being proposed by the Placer Hill ...

Only voters can save services

On the June 5 election, Measure E will be submitted to the voters from the (Placer Hills Fire Protection) district. This measure asks for an additional $79 per year from each home ...

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 ...

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 ...