Article Photos: Bills reflect Calif. Democrats' ambitious agenda 4/9

In this photo taken Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, a home sites atop  a hill over looking the tree covered Sierra Nevada near Auburn, Calif. A fire-prevention fee, unpopular with many rural property owners, is back before the state Legislature, as Gov. Jerry Brown proposes to expand its use and opponents try to kill it.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)