GATHERING INN

Another View: Unity needed to address homelessness – not criticism of The Gathering Inn

I was extremely dismayed upon reading the April 8 Journal article bearing the headline: “Homeless study: Gathering Inn needs ‘major changes.’ Roseville-based shel ...

Homeless study: Gathering Inn needs “major changes”

Many of The Gathering Inn’s ways of helping the homeless need to be overhauled, a new report states. The report, by a San Antonio, Texas consulting firm, states that the Ros ...

Placer supes keep North Auburn emergency homeless shelter on table

A proposal to operate an emergency homeless shelter in a North Auburn building formerly occupied by minimum-security jail inmates received guarded support Thursday from the Placer ...

Another View: Homelessness, character and community

Elected officials should craft public policy that preserves and strengthens the traditional American character – self-reliance, individual dignity, hard work and focus on fam ...

Another View: All can win in quest to aid homeless

If there is any issue most people in the greater Auburn area can agree on, it is the need to do something about the homeless situation. Business owners are adamant that people sl ...

Reader Input: Homelessness a failure of leadership

An open letter to the citizens of Placer County: On behalf of the hundreds of children, women and men of Placer County who are homeless, cold and hungry during this holiday seaso ...

Reader Input: Time to address homeless folks

As a member of the Caring Hearts Society, I helped prepare a meal for approximately 40 members of the Placer County Homeless Community. These folks assembled at Bethlehem Lutheran ...

Reader Input: Find money and help homeless

It is past time to provide a shelter for the homeless. The restrictions for Gathering Inn make it impossible for many to find shelter. Most nights the Gathering Inn is not filled ...

Gathering Inn searching for home for homeless program after fire guts Auburn house

The Gathering Inn is in need of a new home to rent after fire gutted the Auburn house the non-profit has used for five years to temporarily locate homeless men and women with medic ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: On a hunt for treasure in Lake of the Pines; Finding a new home for Shockley fire victims and Seniors First appeal

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: Do you enjoy hitting the garage sales and unearthing a treasure? Well one Lake of the Pines resident takes it a step further by making it her business ...

Freeze leaves some of Auburn’s homeless out in cold

 With sub-freezing temperatures in the forecast this week, homeless woman Rosie Ray slept outside Monday night and expected to do the same Tuesday. “The cold just hit,& ...

Auburn’s fledgling anti-panhandling campaign spreading

The city of Auburn effort to discourage panhandling by convincing people not to give is spreading to North Auburn. Business employees like Garret Jensen of Rock Creek Plaza’ ...

Our View: Last-minute approach to shelter issue leaves no winners

We’ve all procrastinated doing something in our lives — going to the see the dentist, getting a school project done, or finally cleaning the house. It’s all wel ...

New Placer homeless count hints at economic recovery

Placer County’s homeless numbers are down as economic numbers show a promising upturn. The count - used to help establish Placer County’s share of federal Housing and ...

Our View: There can be no greater gift than that of health

Access to affordable health care in this country can be a challenge – even for those us of with means. That’s why we’re glad to see that there’s an option c ...