Placer Hills Fire Protection District

Local fire district lays-off firefighters

Four firefighters were laid off in the Higgins Fire Protection District Wednesday and other Auburn-area departments say cutbacks may be on the horizon for them. The cuts come in ...

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 ...

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 ...

Measure E a matter of life and death

Measure E on the June election ballot provides a safety guarantee for residents and businesses in the service area of the Placer Hills Fire Protection District. The fire district o ...

Placer Hills fire district asks voters for $79 a year

Placer Fire Protection District officials say passage of Measure E, which will appear on the June 5 Primary Election ballot, is essential to maintain current staffing and services ...

Ruffalo: Rural firefighting fee just latest taxpayer thugging

There’s a dreary axiom we political junkies know by heart. You know, the one about people love to eat sausages but really shouldn’t watch them being made. Well, judging by the ...