Meadow Vista

Goose poop near and far

My husband and I went to the Meadow Vista Park last night with our new dogs to do some training. Every inch of grass was covered in goose poop. I could not find anywhere to walk wh ...

Beauty draws repeat business

Regarding “Businesses question cost of green,” (Journal, Aug. 12): I think the plants and flowers in Downtown Auburn add color and charm and I enjoy them every time I go. Adver ...

Blame game getting really, really old

I am getting tired of reading letters, blogs, comments (on the) subject of blame. Life has taught me that as long as I am into the blame game I cannot find a solution. Personal exp ...

Don’t overlook Placer Hills

At first glance, I was pleased to see the Auburn Journal’s recent (Aug. 8) article about charter school options available to area families. Unfortunately, the Journal neglected t ...

Our president isn’t cutting it

If this had been a white man in the president’s seat, he would have been impeached by now. But because this just happens to be a black man, he won’t get impeached. Why? Because ...

Why are geese suddenly a problem?

In regards to the “removal of the geese” (Journal, July 29): I have lived directly across the street from the Meadow Vista Park for 10 years, and every day I have seen the gees ...

Park fowl foul pastoral picture

Re “Hypocritical to remove domestic geese,” (Diana Adams, Reader Input, Aug. 1): Diana, are you kidding us? When was the last time you went to the park? Do you really like to w ...

Local wines win the day

It’s been over a month, and I’m still in “shock and awe” at the quality of wines donated by 12 local winemakers and a cider-maker to the second annual Confluence Festival W ...

Hypocritical to remove domestic geese

What is a sanctuary? According to the dictionary, “a place where wildlife is protected from being destroyed by predators or human beings.” Meadow Vista has been designated as ...

Behind the Signature: Lois Piscitelli

Lives in: Meadow Vista, since 1981 Job: Director of social services at Auburn Ravine Terrace in Auburn for 18 years. “I’m a jack of all trades, master of some. I take care of w ...

Leave park geese alone

The attack of Auburn Recreation District’s directors (Curt) Smith and (Scott) Holbrook against the semi-domestic geese in Meadow Vista Park was vigorously opposed by concerned Me ...

Can’t geese and people just get along?

On the evening of July 24, a man approached me to say he was taking a survey. It annoyed me because I was on my first lap of a three-mile walk on the Meadow Vista Park track. The m ...

Just politically correct silliness

For the life of me I can’t understand why what individuals do in their private bedrooms has any bearing on the contributions they may have made to our society. Apparently our es ...

Time to think about clean-up

In response to Rocky Warren’s letter, “Let’s start with a clean slate,” (Reader Input, June 28): I can’t recall when I’ve read a Journal letter that has not been, for t ...

He stands with Bob and Ginny

I read with interest Dale Smith’s letter on Monday, July 11 and the many supportive comments his letter received online. Well Dale, how about a little reality? I know Bob and Gi ...