Weimar

Gary Johnson devoted

Gary Johnson would make an excellent supervisor for District 5. Gary has over 30 years of government experience at all levels. He understands how the system works and can fix it so ...

Choices for upcoming election a joke

I recently received my Sample Ballot in the mail and was totally shocked at the choices for this upcoming election. Is this some kind of a joke or what? I?m beginning to get a stro ...

Jerry Johnson for District 5

I was undecided about who to vote for in the District 5 Placer County supervisor race until I saw Harriet White?s letter in your May 16 edition (?District 5 job can?t be bought.?) ...

Beware of misleading phone call

Residents in the Placer Hills Fire Protection District (Meadow Vista, Weimar, Applegate and small portions of Colfax and Auburn): you are affected by Measure E. Because property t ...

Cal Fire doing prescribed burns near Colfax Wednesday

On Wednesday, May 9 and May 16, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire), in cooperation with the Colfax City Volunteer Fire Department, Placer County F ...

Measure E will save lives

I have attended just about every one of the Weimar/Applegate/Colfax Municipal Advisory Council meetings for the last three years. In almost every meeting we have a presentation b ...

Measure E a matter of life and death

Measure E on the June election ballot provides a safety guarantee for residents and businesses in the service area of the Placer Hills Fire Protection District. The fire district o ...

Community Portrait: Couple’s dream to have a houseful of children comes true

For Todd and Amy Hanaway, life around the house is anything but dull. Currently the Weimar couple has nine children ranging in age from 6 to 17 years living at home. Typical they a ...

Railroad work blocks mom, daughter in wheelchair

A Weimar family has found itself living on the wrong side of the tracks during Union Pacific Railroad’s project to upgrade the transcontinental railway. Todd and Amy Hanaway mus ...

Fossum co-wrote ‘The Book’ on kickboxing lowdown

The karate thing all started for Steve Fossum when he got in a shoving match at school at age 15. He wasn’t beat up but he felt bad that he had cried. “I remember thinking to m ...

Meadow Vista comes through

Thank you goes to all those volunteers for your much-needed help on Friday, Dec. 16 and Saturday, Dec. 17 with the Meadow Vista Christmas Basket Program. Without your help this pro ...

Barack Obama never properly vetted

Re: “Birthers on the wrong track,” Herb Tanimoto (Reader Input, Dec. 13): Herb’s understanding of political rhetoric is to use the word “hate” as much as he can because h ...

Left intolerant, uncompromising

Re: “Letter steeped in bigotry, ignorance, fear,” (Griffin Quick, Reader Input, Dec. 5). It is people on the left such as you, Griffin, and the Mocks (Bob and Ginny), who are i ...

Good local parks going to the dogs

Regarding the removal of geese from the Meadow Vista Park (Journal, July 29), for as long as I can remember (and I am 73 years young), as a child and as an adult, every park that h ...

1911 Model T Ford will grace Cruise Nite

Weimar resident Dick Johnson plans to celebrate Collector Car Appreciation Day Friday as he takes his 1911 Ford Model T to the third installment of the Auburn Cruise Nite car show ...