Meadow Vista

Wake up and dare to speak up

In spite of those choosing disgraceful behavior, I largely support the actions of the Occupy protestors. Contrary to what mainstream media will have you believe, a cursory search o ...

Community Portrait: Local author recounts days as zookeeper

“There was rarely a day that I didn’t look forward to going to work at the zoo,” states Kristin Hilton in the acknowledgments of her newly published book. Hilton always had ...

Gold Run CHP officer with pancreatic cancer wins Disneyland trip

In-between his current reality of doctor’s appointments, chemotherapy treatments and the devastating diagnosis of stage 4 pancreatic cancer, California Highway Patrol Officer and ...

Build Wal-Mart in Meadow Vista

I am always amazed at those who are in such strong support of a Wal-Mart in Auburn are ones who don’t live in Auburn or the immediate area. Let’s put one in their backyard and ...

There’s always plenty of stupid

Re: Letter from Noah Foster-Graham, student, Auburn, (“Pot brownies don’t belong,”?Reader Input, Nov. 4): Your question, Noah, “Why would anyone do this?” There will alwa ...

Squeezed out by the big boxes

Paul T. McDaniel got it right (Reader Input, Nov. 15). Sometimes traffic is relatively light, but when people are traveling to work or returning, Highway 49 is awful. He’s also r ...

No objection to a ‘big box monster’

Regarding Mr. Paul A. McDaniel's letter of Nov. 15 (“Supervisors sell out citizens”), I feel sorry that he seems to be so unhappy. Mr. McDaniel ought to remember that the local ...

Veterans Day meaningful

The 2011 Auburn Veterans Day Parade: Good job by all. Well-organized. Good attendance. Good weather. Even the two trucks who had to clear a couple of cars parked to start the parad ...

And who is without sin?

A novel idea of cutting monies from people would be to start the cuts from the highest politician (White House) on down instead of cutting from the bottom. Obviously you are all gr ...

Hire women veterans

This Veterans Day Parade honors women in the military. The local Soroptimist International of the American River club is proud to offer its support to this recognition of females i ...