Meadow Vista

Reader Input: Shame on the dog’s owner

Shame! Shame on the woman who left her small dog in the hot car in the parking lot of Save Mart yesterday! What a thoughtless, stupid thing to do, not to mention cruel! Thanks ...

Reader Input: AAUW mission was not clear

As a proud member of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), I was incredulous this morning when I read the insert about The Big Day of Giving. The AAUW has been empow ...

Reader Input: Wife not too thrilled by letter

My wife, a teacher’s aide for 39 years, goes to school as usual but this time finds she’s been made a headliner in the Journal’s Reader Input section by her lovin ...

Reader Input: Bear story reminds of 1970s lion-killer

Carl Moore, Meadow Vista’s 75-year-old ex-Marine-recon, ex-boxer, ex-bouncer, who punched the bear in the head that was trying to make off with Moore’s little dog (&ldq ...

Gold Rush mercury removal on tap for Bear River

The Nevada Irrigation District has committed final funding of $290,000 for specialized equipment from a Canadian manufacturer to remove mercury left over from the Gold Rush on the ...

Placer County man punches, scares off trespassing bear

It’s hard to believe it happened. And state wildlife officers are advising against it. But for a rural Placer County resident, bare fists and a solid right-hand to a bear&rs ...

Reader Input: After nearly 50 years, pick your battles

Indisputably, one of our most precious innate human qualities is our ability to love. It could be a close second to having a keen sense of humor, enabling us to laugh our cares awa ...

Loomis, Meadow Vista library future remains uncertain

Placer County supervisors are willing to look at new ideas for keeping Loomis and Meadow Vista libraries open. But board members stopped short Tuesday – despite a steady str ...

Agencies brace for fire season

Worry over the seemingly eminent fire threat this year is manifesting itself in the preparations being made at state and local fire stations. With the lack of rain and snow a cons ...

Reader Input: Auto flushes just wasteful

I’ve been taking a class at Sierra College. They use those auto flush toilets in the bathrooms. In previous years, I’ve had no issues with these toilets. However, in ...