Newcastle Fire Protection District

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Sacramento asks Auburn for Kings support; Rincon del Rio heads to BOS; tax season in Auburn; Newcastle Fire Protection District meets

  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 w ...

Our View: Citizen awareness, board transparency key for Newcastle

Recent news of Newcastle firefighters moving back into their controversial station has sparked more questions than answers. How can a $300 temporary fix be all that’s neede ...

$300 fix may reopen fire station

NEWCASTLE – After sleeping in a camper trailer for more than a year, firefighters of the Newcastle Fire Protection District may be able to move back into the fire station tod ...

As fire board challengers declare victory, incumbents defy defeat

Candidates challenging the three incumbents of the Newcastle Fire Protection District Board of Directors were preparing for their new roles on Wednesday, but current members aren&r ...

Noon Hour Update: Election 2012; Auburn City Council race; is Raley’s strike affecting local businesses?; PCWA race and Newcastle Fire Protection District

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’ ...

Three Newcastle fire board incumbents teetering in seats late Tuesday

Matters of fire protection in Newcastle could fall on new leadership if election results from late Tuesday night maintain. Incumbents of the Newcastle Fire Protection District Boa ...

Newcastle’s Measure K falling short late Tuesday

Election results on a measure set to reform a controversial parcel tax in Newcastle indicated it was narrowly falling short of the two-thirds vote needed to pass. Measure K held 7 ...

Reader Input: Enough with runaway taxes

We did not realize when we voted for our supervisor (Jim Holmes) that he was in favor of raising our taxes: sometimes double, triple and even more if you own a number of parcels. ...

Reader Input: Measure B provides answers

The recent mailer our family received on behalf of the three challengers Ms. (Joni) Elder, Mr. (Jimmie) Jordan and Mr. (Dave) Ward for seats on the Newcastle Fire Protection Distri ...

Reader Input: Newcastle must pay own way

I have had a major proponent of Measure K say directly to my face that her vision of the Newcastle Fire Protection District is to split it up into three or four parts and have each ...

County orders Newcastle firefighters out of station

The county took dramatic action on Tuesday when building officials issued the Newcastle firehouse with yellow tags that pushes firefighters out of the station and left residents wo ...

Temporary Newcastle firehouse stalled

Plans to move the Newcastle Fire Department out of a 90-year-old firehouse and into a temporary structure by Oct. 29 have come to a standstill while officials work out permit and p ...

Fire district lacks support

The (Newcastle Fire Protection District) department has a standing offer on a “free” parcel (limited time is in play). It needs to be filled and leveled, all components ...

Newcastle Measure K a non-starter

The supporters of Measure K have signs sprouting all over the place that say “End the Tax, Build the Station.” That’s like saying, “do away with all birth control and reduc ...

Newcastle fire district asks Placer County for $100,000 loan

The Newcastle Fire Protection District has applied to Placer County for a $100,000 loan to make it through until December. Yvonne Lewis, chairperson of the Newcastle fire district ...