Auburn Ravine Terrace

For one woman, a picture says a thousand words

Placer High graduate and Auburn resident Rae Francis uses her positive attitude and outlook on life to inspire others with her colorful works of art that line the walls at Auburn R ...

62 years after abandonment, woman searches for parents

It has been a whirlwind few days as Auburn’s Jan Hungerford and the Bellingham, Wash. woman she found abandoned as a baby 62 years ago reunited for the first time. They have ...

Reader Input: Seniors like movies, too

Auburn Ravine Terrace would like to thank all of you in the community for continuing to support our Seniors Evening Weekly Movie Program. Your donations of used DVDs provide movi ...

E.V. Cain students share cards, smiles with senior valentines

  Five E.V. Cain Charter Middle School students donated about 50 handmade valentine cards and the end of an afternoon to residents at Auburn Ravine Terrace on Wednesday, and ...

Secret Santa on a community-wide scale

Holiday decorations are springing up all over Placer County, and one collection of trees is more than just ornamental. This season, Home Instead Senior Care has teamed with nonprof ...

Growing health through horticultural therapy

Landscape designer Katrina Fairchild has a passion for transforming outdoor spaces into garden artistry. Now she’s turned that attention to horticultural therapy, which uses pla ...

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 ...

Making folks feel at home, even in a museum

Jan Hungerford is one of the welcoming faces you see when you visit the Placer County Courthouse Museum located in the Auburn Historic Courthouse. Lively, fun and full of informat ...

Little person gets a big boost

After four back surgeries and being 4-foot, 4-inches tall, Linda Risch never thought assisted living would give her more independence than ever. Risch happily sat in a red upholst ...