Meadow Vista

Placer Sheriff: Suicidal woman fatally shot by deputy

A woman reported to be suicidal pulled out a handgun and was shot and killed at a Meadow Vista house by a deputy early Thursday, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said. The ...

Reader Input: Davison shared huge joy of living

Junior Davison, the man with Muscular Dystrophy pictured on the Journal’s front page, and I shared 13 amazingly wonderful years together (“Meadow Vista man lived with a ...

Reader Input: Community comes together for Scout

Early Saturday morning, June 27, Alden Brock, a 13-year-old Boy Scout from the Rosemont area of Sacramento, was caught in an unexpected flash flood in the backcountry at Philmont S ...

Man sought in Meadow Vista search goes before judge

The man at the center of an apparent standoff in Meadow Vista was in an Auburn courtroom for arraignment Tuesday afternoon. Bryan Anthony Coberley, 29, was arrested Saturday in Gr ...

Meadow Vista bank robbed

Updated 1:20 p.m. June 16, 2015 Meadow Vista – A masked gunman entered the Wells Fargo Bank in Meadow Vista around 6 p.m. Monday night, reportedly demanding money. Accordin ...

Reader Input: Extend your hand to veteran

My ball cap that so very uniquely displays my military service is a dark blue with NAVY on the front in two-inch letters. Above that, in one-inch letters, UNITED STATES, to the lef ...

Reader Input: Students shared wonderful year

It is the end of another wonderful year for my foreign exchange students. I have been placing these students for many years in our outstanding community. Thanks to all my graci ...

Reader Input: Make weed abatement a priority

We are inundated daily about the drought. We hear what lawmakers are doing and not doing on the radio, TV and Internet. It seems so simple to me. If we make fire prevention first ...

Reader Input: Credit ‘The Man in the Arena’

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who ...

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 ...