dewitt center

Reader Input: DeWitt barracks solution ideal

As a Placer County resident, a single mother of a 5-year-old girl and a former homeless person, the controls and restrictions of The Gathering Inn were very important for me. In th ...

Reader Input: Supes see only dollar signs

Shame on our supervisors, four of them at least, who would obviously sell their mothers for a tax dollar to protect a great community resource. Cheers to Scott Holbrook who broug ...

Reader input: Mediation the answer in Costco dilemma

As I sat in the county Board of Supervisors chambers on Dec. 9 and listened to our compassionate citizenry address both homeless issues and matters related to the Costco developmen ...

Reader Input: Approve shelter immediately

I support the efforts of Right Hand Auburn, Inc. to use the minimum security barracks at Dewitt Center as a temporary shelter. As the weather gets colder and wetter, many members ...

Reader Input: House homeless at local barracks

I feel awful when I see people who are homeless, but what can I do? Jan Haldeman suggested that we make a request to the people who can do something about it (“Barracks could ...

Reader Input: Could Auburn glean benefits?

When big developments like Costco come into a community and displace small businesses such as in DeWitt Center, North Auburn, and increase public transit needs for their new employ ...

Another View: When voting, take time to do it right

Some people don’t vote, either because they think their vote doesn’t matter or they don’t feel they have enough information to make good choices. Swamped by TV ad ...

Another View: Auburn should take steps to nurture history

It was encouraging to read that Auburn’s Historic Design Review Commission (HDRC) took the time in 2013 to review the 2004 ordinance which established the commission (“ ...

Reader Input: Eminent domain for private gain

Thanks to Virginia Diffenbaugh for her detailed letter in support of the present and historical DeWitt Center (“Don’t blow it at DeWitt Center,” Reader Input, Mar ...

Reader Input: Don’t blow it at DeWitt Center

"The love of money is the root of all evil.” This fits the situation with Costco who has proposed paying the county only $325 a year rent for 16 acres. What a joke! I th ...