earthquake

Days of laughing and learning

Three months after being rescued from the earthquake, Haitian orphan Claire adores being in the United States. And she’s picking up her new language like a magnet. “She loves ...

Auburn man lends a hand in Haiti

For Auburn resident Jim Wesley, the desperation was as palpable as the humidity when he arrived in Haiti two weeks ago. “Here, we have porters to help you,” Wesley said. “T ...

Sky-high retrofit: $71 million overhaul for Placer County’s Foresthill Bridge

190,000 bolts. Nearly a million-and-a-half pounds of plate steel. Paint to cover a million square feet. They’re astounding numbers but, then again, you’re dealing with the F ...

Preparation key to survival

This is about Haiti. We have heard and seen the devastation and sadness. But help came from everywhere to help out and caring and unity. In our own country we have seen tragedy due ...

Auburn taco eatery aids Claire’s Haiti orphanage

Maria Moreno’s hands worked double-speed in her Auburn restaurant chopping meat and heating tortillas. But today was far from a normal work day. Instead, it was her labor of love ...

Auburn plays role in helping Haiti

Disasters can bring out the best and worst in people. In the greater Auburn area, the earthquake and tragedy unfolding in Haiti has brought out the best in our residents. You, too ...

Auburn’s rescued Miracle Kid arrives from Haiti

SACRAMENTO – Claire, Auburn’s Miracle Kid, arrived from Haiti on Thursday to a joyfully tumultuous, emotional reception. A 7-year-old Haitian orphan had been adopted by an Aubu ...

From earthquake to Auburn: Rescued 7-year-old Haitian orphan coming home

Claire, a 7-year-old orphan rescued from the devastation of Haiti with the help of billionaire Ted Turner, is on her way to a new home in Auburn. The girl flew out of the Port-au- ...

How to help Haiti

In response to the ongoing crisis in Haiti, the Auburn Journal will be listing ways to help in our print edition and online at Auburnjournal.com. Please send information about your ...

Auburn steps up to help Haiti quake victims

Just four months removed from a devastating fire in Auburn, the tragedy of Haiti’s earthquake is sending strong shockwaves through the Placer County community. Organizations lik ...