charity

Roseville murder suspect’s story casts eerie light on train-hopping myth

A fourth rail-wanderer was brought into Placer County Court Monday, Aug. 4, arraigned on charges of murdering a young man who saw her world as a chance to be free. Now, as Charity ...

Reader Input: Government charity is not charity at all

There seems to be an assumption by several recent letter writers that unless you are in favor of government charity then your Christian charity is “non-existent.” In fa ...

Help others for benefit of all

Let me clarify my position (“Use funds to focus on people,” Reader Input, Jan. 5). I believe in helping others for the benefit of society. I’ve helped family, friends and st ...

There’s value in giving pennies

Regarding the controversy at the Colfax post office and the “bell ringers” of the Salvation Army (Journal, Dec. 4): We have lived in Colfax for 30 years and the different chari ...

Misused funds shut down restaurant

A restaurateur was booted from his building after news reports surfaced last week that he was pocketing others’ money. Steven Charles Lightfoot admitted on CBS 13 that he kept $ ...

Help the needy and homeless

I have seen a lot more homeless/needy people since the economic decline hit all of us, but especially in Auburn, Placer County. People are holding cardboard signs, looking scruffy ...

Drexel University announces charity golf tournament

The inaugural Drexel Charity Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, June 5 at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex in Sacramento. The golf tournament, organized by the student leadership as ...

Charity golf tournaments set for Friday

The Auburn Host Lions 16th annual Fun Golf Tournament will be held Friday at The Ridge Golf Club. The field is limited to 144 players, and the cost is $125 per player. The tourna ...

It’s time to help those in need

We need to band together and help the homeless, poor and the mentally challenged in care homes of all kinds and change conditions in care homes that aren’t good. We must look fo ...

Auburn Masons take pride in long history of community service

Like the organization it has housed for nearly 100 years, the John H. Robinson Memorial Masonic Hall is a quiet, strong entity that doesn’t seek attention, but helps the communit ...