Meadow Vista

Colfax High comes through

Foreign exchange students are an important part of our community’s cultural growth. I work for a foreign exchange company and I recently had to move two boys from Turlock who wer ...

ARD Board Member Gordon Ainsleigh responds

I find it interesting that, in Joan Anderson’s Friday letter, what she found so abhorrent about my Thursday letter criticizing ARD Board members Smith & Holbrook was that I publi ...

Time to call the canal-padders

Just took my morning walk along the Bear River Canal. Nice to see that the hazard trees were removed. It is such a pain when folks may have to get off their bikes to go around a t ...

Tracy ‘sorely needed’ for ARD

Every once in a while, we get an opportunity to elect a person who stands head and shoulders above the rest. In November’s election, Larry Tracy is the clear and overwhelming ch ...

Property neither your dump nor ashtray

I live in Meadow Vista at the north end of town. My east property line is Placer Hills Road. This letter is to all of you that dump garbage and toss cigarette butts on my property ...

Leader ignored flag etiquette

While attending the Fourth of July parade, I witnessed something that was disturbing to me. (Auburn Mayor) Bridget Powers, who is running for re-election to the City Council, was ...

Board member wants colleagues out

The upcoming Auburn Area Recreation and Park District (ARD) election will decide whether the ARD board of directors is going to do the will of the people. ARD and county parks hav ...

Reader relives his rock scare

I was on the receiving end of a load of rocks dumped from an overpass. This happened in the mid-1980s when I was commuting from Dekalis, Ill. to Kansas City, Mo., just outside K.C. ...

Muslims mean to take over

When is a religion not just a religion? The Muslim movement has a religious component, but it goes far beyond that and incorporates Shariah law with its own set of rules for livin ...

Opossum killing disturbs reader

Re: “Teen charged with felony for killing opossum,” (Journal, Sept. 8). Please, please help me understand this. Cigarette and alcohol adverts have been taken off TV because of ...

PCWA plans to expand

By Cheri March Colfax Record Correspondent A group of residents living between Meadow Vista and Applegate – and possibly throughout Placer County – are a step closer to water ...

Some solutions to America’s ills

Overpopulation: The current world population of 6.4 billion people will rise to over 7 billion by 2012, to 12 billion by 2050. U.S. population grew from 150 million in 1950 to 27 ...

Raise hand if you know

Would someone please explain to me why, when the government — federal and state — has overspent and we have a huge deficit at both levels ... why is it that the average America ...

These schools also shine

On Aug. 17, the Auburn Journal reported 2010 STAR test results for several area schools. Unfortunately, test results for Sierra Hills School (SHS) and Weimar Hills School (WHS) we ...

Dog owner irresponsible

There is a man in our town who owns a vicious dog. His dog severely injured my friend’s dog. She had to pay over $600 to have her dog treated by a vet. She took the man to court ...