Animal shelter

North Auburn animal shelter construction starts

Construction has started on a new $22.1 million animal shelter in North Auburn. With completion expected by the end of 2016, heavy equipment was on the B Avenue site Wednesday, cl ...

Reader Input: Find money and help homeless

It is past time to provide a shelter for the homeless. The restrictions for Gathering Inn make it impossible for many to find shelter. Most nights the Gathering Inn is not filled ...

Reader Input: $22M shelter boggles mind

To: Board of Supervisors, Placer County RE: The proposed new ($22-million-plus) animal shelter. This cost of $22 million is mind-boggling. Why is it that government, in this ...

Reader input: Spending priority raises concern

Re: Placer County Board of Supervisors poised to consider animal shelter,” (Journal, Aug.26). I live within a few blocks of the shelter. I have visited the present shelter-ho ...

New North Auburn animal shelter gets key Placer County OK

Placer County efforts to construct a new $22.1 million animal shelter in North Auburn won approval Tuesday from the Board of Supervisors. The unanimous vote signals an impending s ...

Placer County supes poised to consider North Auburn animal shelter construction contractor

Placer County efforts to build a new $22.1 million animal shelter in North Auburn could clear a key hurdle today. The county’s Board of Supervisors are scheduled to meet to ...

Reader Input: Get behind new senior center

I wish to invite everyone to get behind the need for a new senior center. A county that can plan and build a $26 million animal shelter, a county that can entertain a Costco stor ...

North Auburn animal shelter has $1.3 million construction management cost

  Placer County supervisors agreed Tuesday to hire a Sacramento construction management firm for $1.3 million to assist staff with overseeing completion of a new $21.6-millio ...

Reader Input: Responsibility lacking for pets

Regarding the proposed new animal shelter, the recent letters to the editor have expressed my feeling quite well. However, one aspect for consideration not mentioned: the persona ...

Reader Input: Shelter funding was set aside

It makes sense that everybody has his or her own idea about what the correct cost of a new animal shelter would be, but I think some people are getting sidetracked. For one thing ...