Measure F

Mr. Jim Holmes: Don’t add taxes

Please can someone help us down here in the south part of Auburn? We are Newcastle residents and we are being hit very hard with extra added taxes for a new fire station. Whoever w ...

Newcastle must live with limits

I attended the Newcastle Town Hall meeting on Oct. 9 to hear the pros and cons about Measure B and Measure K funding for the Newcastle Fire District. I listened to three incumbent ...

Newcastle residents prepare to pay for Measure B, board prepares budget

As Newcastle residents prepare to pay their first installment of property taxes increased by Measure B, the fire protection district's Board of Directors is finalizing its budget. ...

Measure B ?toon misleads

Andy Lukkonen’s editorial cartoon from the June 20 edition implies that the community objecting to the 300 percent Measure B tax increase imposed on the homeowners of the New ...

Deputies to pay a premium

Correction: The initial story incorrectly stated the percentage members of the Placer County Deputy Sheriff’s Association currently pay for health insurance. Generally, the count ...

County employee pay increases mandated

In response to the recent press coverage of raises for Placer County employees I wish to provide some additional information. The county work force consists of 2,476 full-time emp ...

County budget outlook dismal

Placer County supervisors received more dismal budget news Tuesday. Not only did the board approve an interim spending plan that estimates an 11.1 percent drop in spending in the ...