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49 Fire: Emotional loss, financial burden

Not all Auburn residents were protected by insurance when they lost everything in last year’s 49 Fire. Brenda Hurley lived in a rented house on Cedar Mist Lane and lost almost ...

‘Healing’ nonprofit in danger of closing

Horses for Healing Therapeutic Riding Center, a nonprofit organization serving children and adults with special needs, is in danger of closing within four months due to the poor e ...

On her birthday, teen asks for gifts for abused and neglected children

Bree Huggins’ 13th birthday party wasn’t like most. There were gifts of nail polish, makeup, jewelry and other goodies a teen would love. But the gifts weren’t for Huggins. ...

Tax time sees a few changes this year

It’s tax season. And there’s some good news and bad news for filers. The good news is there are some new tax breaks for 2009, according to Phil Sharp, owner of Western Sierra ...

Don’t be done with giving

Almost all citizens of Auburn know about the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet. Everyone also knows the wonderful help they provide for the community. Day after day people needing fo ...

Officials: Funds stay in Auburn

Auburn residents have come together to help victims of the 49 Fire recover from devastating losses. However, some locals are concerned about where their donations are ending up. R ...

Pet food, supplies available for Auburn 49 Fire victims

Donated dog and cat food is now available for people whose pets were affected by the Auburn fire. Dog and cat food can be picked up at Placer County Animal Services, 11251 B Ave. ...

How to help victims of the 49 Fire

The following is a running update of ways to help victims of the 49 Fire. Jewelry offers cleaning Sierra Moon would like to offer free cleaning and inspection of any jewelry that ...

Red Cross seeks funds to help Auburn 49 Fire victims

The American Red Cross was playing a major role Monday in the wake of the chaos of Sunday’s 49 Fire in North Auburn. Based out of a converted gym at Dairy Road’s Calvary Chape ...

Help out our troops in Iraq

I became involved with Operation Mom when my grandson, Gregory Holt (Placer High School Class of 2006), was deployed to Iraq. When the troops are on patrol, what they eat is what ...

Drop in donations impacting symphony

Offstage budget challenges are sounding a sour note for the Auburn Symphony. While ticket sales remain buoyant during its 21st season, the symphony’s bottom line is being underm ...

Looking Behind the Scenes: Good villagers of Auburn did more than their best

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. Especially if you’re AIG, or a bank too big to fail, or the Detroit auto industry. Recently, somebody who does math better than myself cal ...

Salvation Army struggles to keep up

Some have part-time jobs. Some have no jobs, but they all have been coming to The Salvation Army in record numbers to get food. Carpenter Michael Fecteau has been out of work for t ...

Coat drive offers opportunity for season-warming donations

Auburnites can help keep local families warm this winter. The annual News 10 Coats for Kids drive has several donation sites right here in town accepting coats for youth and adul ...

Volunteers and donations needed for holiday program

A huge community thank-you is deserved to Meadow Vista and surrounding communities for supporting our first Toys for Breakfast fundraiser Nov. 8. Our goals of bringing the communit ...