Meadow Vista

Nations abuse, use, accuse USA

In a recent news publication there is a large photograph of a joyous celebration. Written below it in bold print was “Tripoli, Libya has declared the country liberated” after a ...

District smart to apply brakes

On Wednesday night (Oct. 26) I attended a crowded Auburn Union School District Board meeting and heard the concerns voiced by the special education staff and parents about a new sp ...

Remember father’s wisdom

The relationship between government and the private sector that supports it, to be brutally frank, is that of parasite and host. The parasite is taking too much and the host is fai ...

Deepest thanks to our veterans

Kudos to the Auburn Journal for the article featuring U.S. Marine Tim Bergenstock on Wednesday, Oct 26. He and millions of other veterans are what has kept this country free. I can ...

May Bear River beat Colfax

I realize there is an abundance of things that need doing that are vastly more important than high school football, like ... climbing granite and/or limestone cliffs, running the A ...

Don’t go changin’

Doctor Wolf: There is a very rare millisecond in time and space when a magnificent lightning bolt brilliantly lights up the Earth and sky. Your smile, your touch and your kind and ...

Photo ID not so much to ask

My wife constantly accuses me of being naïve and I admit to believing in something until negative evidence in the belief is just too preponderant to continue supporting it. Case ...

Dairy industry has ugly side

It’s good to know that the Bowman Charter School’s students are learning about nutrition (Journal, Sept. 28). However, I see your story about the Mobile Dairy Classroom as adve ...

State may slash school bus funds

It was uplifting to read recent articles in the Auburn Journal about community members providing much-needed financial support for sports teams at Placer High School. May I suggest ...

Was ‘value-added’ audit worth it?

Last February, the Auburn Recreation District Board selected a new accounting firm to audit us for the next three years. It’s a California state mandate. ARD staff recommended t ...

Behind the Signature: Cherie Holm

A visit with the Journal’s frequent letter contributors. Lives in: Meadow Vista. A stint in Truckee ended because Holm “couldn’t deal with all that snow ... shovelling snow ...

Flag a powerful symbol of USA

Never has there been a letter written as poignant and meaningful as the following one that so very appropriately depicts the disastrous attacks on the New York twin towers. Now tha ...

US veterans, VA earn praise

It is not commonly known that the Veteran’s Administration operates the nation’s greatest integrated health system. More than 1,400 sites of care, hospitals, community living c ...

A message of importance to citizens

During the late 1940s and the ’50s, one of the history textbooks said, “They will infiltrate into our government disguising themselves, as helpers, teachers, CEOs, etc. ... in ...

Make nice with the park geese

I was infuriated and consequently felt compelled to respond to the letter regarding the geese at Meadow Vista park (Reader Input, Aug. 23). I am a Meadow Vista resident and enjoy t ...