haiti

Auburn hearts – and pocketbooks – open for Haiti relief effort

The Auburn area is continuing to keep Haiti in its heart, with everyone from school kids to service club members stepping up to donate. At least two schools are collecting, with t ...

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 shows the love for 7-year-old Haitian orphan after miracle rescue

The Auburn area is showing its love for 7-year-old Claire, an orphan rescued by a Lake of the Pines family from earthquake-devastated Haiti. Claire, who has been adopted by Scott ...

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- ...

UPDATE: Billionaire Ted Turner aids Auburn family’s Haitian rescue effort

With a lot of determination – and some help from billionaire Ted Turner – Auburn’s Scott and Debbie Bryditzki were about to pull off a miracle today in Haiti. The Lake of th ...

Auburn Placer High grad survives Haiti quake, now working to save others

Auburn’s Ashley Hapak left California for Haiti Dec. 29 not knowing what to expect during the next three months of volunteer work with a Port-au-Prince orphanage. In fact, her m ...

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 ...