children

Acres of Hope grows by acres at new location

When Acres of Hope relocates from Applegate to Bowman, the at-risk women and their children will have greater access to transportation, schools, groceries and the Auburn community, ...

State child well-being status plain to see

I am the great-grandmother of 12 great-grandchildren and have ages 4 months to 12 years old – living in various states.Through this recession that has hit us all very hard, t ...

Area schools try to buck obesity trend

When Brad Kearns shopped around for the elementary school that would help mold his children?s early years academics were obviously a top priority. But if grammar and math were No. ...

Bayside pastor goes undercover to help girls in sex trade

Robi Quick watched the documentaries, read the books, heard the stories, but standing in the karaoke bar waiting to be served left him terrified. “Nothing could have prepared me ...

Parents: Take a pat on the back

We want to congratulate all of the well-mannered and darling children who visited us on Halloween. Parents, you are doing a No. 1 job! Jean and Curt Thomas, Auburn

Teach your children well

Whatever happened to parents teaching their children respect? Respect for authority; parents, policemen, firemen, teachers, elders and other figures of authority ... Have parents ...

Sex trafficking horrors to be shared in Auburn

Sex trafficking horrors to be shared in Auburn The images in the video are powerful and dramatic. A blond, teenage girl walks along a school corridor as other students ignore her ...

Kids louder than dogs

Re: Don’t bring your pet dog into market (Reader Input, Aug. 1). A dog on a leash in any type of store opens the possibility of unwanted doggie elimination. I carry our little t ...

It's for sure: Snow comes to Old Town for fun tonight

Children and children-at-heart can go sledding on the street from 5 to 9 p.m. tonight on Lincoln Way in Old Town Auburn. Lincoln Way, between Carpe Vino and Tsuda?s, will be cove ...

Auburn Ski Club program puts children on the slopes

The Auburn Ski Club is preparing to teach young foothill skiers a sport they can enjoy for a lifetime. The nonprofit Gift of Skiing is a program that trains children as young as 6 ...

Source for kids’ items new and used moves to bigger digs

As a mother of four, Auburn’s Lesley Stern is a big advocate for recycling. “I don’t like to be a throwaway society,” she said this week. “I like the fact you can reuse ...

Let’s win, but not at cost of child’s self esteem

This letter is for all of the coaches who coach our children in whatever sport they are involved in. I first would like to say you are wonderful to want to give of yourselves and y ...

Visitor to Gold Country Fair needed more places to sit

You know it’s very upsetting to take children to the amusement section of the fair when there is not any place to sit. Last year at most rides there were double benches placed to ...

Children can be taught good restaurant behavior

Regarding the nice letter from Carrie Pronesti, Your views, June 10. (It) sounds like a large Italian family. She is also missing the point. You should prepare your children at ho ...

Growing and Sowing

,When it comes to gardening, most kids would rather plant themselves in front of the TV or video games than dig in the backyard. But, with a little patience and some potting soil, ...