Meadow Vista

Speeding claimed life of old friend Blu

I live in Meadow Vista on the corner of Placer Hills Road at the north end of town. Meadow Vista is a great place to live, except for one thing — people drive too fast coming an ...

Help returning war veterans

First of all I want to extend my sympathy and condolences to the family of Trevor Hogue. Second I would like to thank the Auburn Journal for running this story (June 15) and bringi ...

Gottschalks: We’ll miss you

Gottschalks leaving is a great loss to our Auburn area. As a 10-year-plus customer of Gottschalks, the employees in every department were helpful, patient and polite. I believe m ...

Pickleball meet was a success

We would like to thank the Auburn Recreation District for putting on a pickleball tournament for us this past weekend. It was enjoyed by people from Meadow Vista, Auburn, Roseville ...

Is Shockley our big worry?

Here we go again. ARD Director Scott Holbrook would like a court to decide that the park does not have to be named after William Shockley. Is ARD so flush with money that they can ...

Prop. 8 not about equality

I do hope all those readers who may bemoan the California Supreme Court decision regarding Prop. 8 will apply more than fuzzy feel-good sympathy toward the losing side. As gay ac ...

Homeowners must pay taxes

If the banks and mortgage companies own the homes that are being foreclosed on why aren’t they paying the taxes? These taxes would go to help the state budget. We pay our taxes ...

Get your hippie on at Tribal Weaver

A gift shop that was a fixture for 16 years in the Auburn area before it closed in December 2007 is back. Tribal Weaver, known for its eclectic mix of merchandise evoking the 196 ...

The United States is a Republic

Are you tired of the constant ballot measure barrage? We may do well to consider where we have been and where we are going. We pledge allegiance to a republic, not a democracy. Why ...

Making your Journal relevant

It’s been another interesting week at the newspaper. We launched our redesign Tuesday. We reduced the size of our newspaper to 11 inches wide by 22 inches deep. I think it feels ...

Teens triumph in 500-mile 'ride' of passage

In 500 miles 14-year-old Chris Walton proved to himself asthma couldn’t keep him down. And in the same 500 miles, Tracy Brooks discovered she could be on her own — without her ...

Adults hone new skills to land jobs

A group of 13 men and women are boosting their résumés in an Auburn classroom at this very moment. They’re only in their second day of the Placer Adult School Strategies and ...

Local teen creates mural for Mustard Seed School

MEADOW VISTA— Hannah Peskin has created her very own mustard seed tree. Hannah, 14, an eighth-grader at Live Oak Waldorf School, has spent the last couple months piecing together ...

Local high school robotics club wins highest award at state championship

A group of local teens were recognized as the “team to beat” and will compete on Olympic grounds to add to their northern California robotics championship title. The Techno Gu ...

Two fundraisers help firefighter

Mitch Hoogendyk from Applegate, an 18-year veteran of the Placer Hills Fire District, has experienced serious health issues and is unable to work. The Café Vista in Meadow Vista w ...
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