Meadow Vista (California)

History photo book underway

Local historian and former Meadow Vista Volunteer of the Year, George Lay is teaming up with former Colfax High School publications instructor Rick Brown in preparing a history pho ...

Community Festival winner breaks record

Keith Goodrich’s entry in the 2012 Auburn Community Festival was a record-breaker. His 1,560-pound gourd not only shattered the previous record of 1,293 pounds set last year at t ...

Gaines meets with residents in Meadow Vista

State Senator Ted Gaines discussed local issues, including the Cal Fire $150 fire fee, with Meadow Vista residents Gary Hess and George Lay, among others, at a gathering hosted by ...

Wollan has good record

At the September Meadow Vista MAC, I was pleased to hear a public comment from Otis Wollan, candidate for PCWA Director, District 5. He spoke about the threat of fire in our region ...

Lake Arthur built for orchard irrigation

Hunting for the source of place names can be tricky. How an old and massive company like Pacific Gas and Electric came to the identities for their vast holdings is a real challengi ...

Two City Council seats up for grabs

It?s not just the U.S. president?s office that?s up for election this year. Throughout Placer County, there are 180 boards, districts and agencies that have open seats that must be ...

Fire threatens Applegate-Meadow Vista area home

AUBURN CA - A wildland fire moving up a hill Friday toward a house in the Applegate area was extinguished by fire crews before it could do any structural damage. The fire was repor ...

Get rid of hazardous waste for free Saturday

Medications and sharps ? such as lancets, syringes and pen needles ? don?t belong in the trash. Whether it?s pills, tablets or liquid, medication shouldn?t be flushed down the toil ...

'Potato Head' car owner puts pieces back together

?Mr. Potato Head? will ride again. The decorated vehicle is actually called ?Incognito? by its owner Kathleen Hoffman, of Meadow Vista. It was stolen in the early hours of May 27 ...

Fundraiser benefits Martin Lara's family

A memorial fund has been established to help the family of Martin Lara, a Meadow Vista man killed in a tree-trimming accident in January. A booth will be set up at Pioneer Day on ...

Artists think 'Outside the Box'

Colfax artist John Potter and Kurt Barton of Meadow Vista are two of the artists who have their work on exhibit during PlacerArts? 5th Annual Outside the Box fundraiser. The show, ...

Meadow Vista event promotes youth music, art

The Collaboration of the Arts 2012 presents over 40 young artists, musicians, photographers, dancers and actors in a free community event of visual and performing arts. This fourt ...

Easter Bunny heading this way

Easter bonnets, instead of rain hats, should be the appropriate fashion for weekend activities. Saturday is predicted to be free of rain with mild temperatures – just the ticket ...

War experiences are still being felt

I was in the waiting room of the Auburn Veteran’s Administration’s health care clinic when a man came in. He was wearing a well-worn baseball cap with large white letters acros ...

Rainy days can't slow down Colfax

The first winter storm of the season arrived in the foothills Thursday night, bringing with it more than six inches over five days. In Colfax, a total of 6.63 inches of rain fell f ...