Gary Mapa

Backers of North Auburn homeless shelter to air concerns to Placer County supes

A massive crowd of advocates for a winter homeless shelter in Auburn could swell the ranks of audience members at today’s Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting. Placer ...

North Auburn homeless shelter plan hits Placer County opposition

  With a winter chill in the air, homeless woman Lisa Halley surveyed a pile of her possessions sitting on the ground at the Placer County Government Center in North Auburn. ...

Nonprofit forms over homeless debate

Amid the debate over Auburn’s transient population, about 40 concerned individuals have come together to form a local nonprofit focused on minimizing the impact of homelessne ...

Food Closet wins OK to move to airport site

The Auburn Planning Commission unanimously voted on Tuesday to approve a conditional use permit which will allow Auburn Interfaith Food Closet to move to its new location at 12972 ...

Auburn Ravine restoration ramped up

A once pristine waterway supporting an abundance of wildlife, Auburn Ravine has seen much of its indigenous fauna disappear. The degradation of the wild salmon population has giv ...