dewitt center

Reader input: Don’t destroy DeWitt services

For the Placer County Board of Supervisors: There is truly a need for the DeWitt Center and Theatre, church and senior gardens in the scheme of life in Auburn. Those buildings and ...

Reader Input: City should help or keep silent

Driving past the DeWitt Center on this beautiful spring-like day, there, once again, is the homeless encampment out on the sprawling green lawns. The piles of plastic bags are back ...

Meddlers Report – Feb. 3

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

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 ...