prop. 13

Reader Input: Stop tyranny of the rising fees

I just received my property tax bill. I noticed that the City of Auburn sewer charge has gone up from $650 to $736 per year. It is now 23 percent of my property tax bill. Fees in g ...

Placer’s hot house market increasing property taxes for many

Some Auburn-area homeowners could be struck with property tax sticker shock when they find assessed values have rebounded – and so have their tax bills. Since 2007, the Plac ...

Reader Input: State thirsts for citizens’ money

The Congress of the State of California is not done getting more of the hard-earned money of their constituents. The increase in the sales tax was not enough. Soon, if all of the ...

Placer County taxpayer watchdog group set to fold after 39 years

After 39 years, the League of Placer County Taxpayers watchdog group is poised to end its ongoing battle against government waste and overspending. The non-profit organization’s ...