Haiti

Auburn resident creating business for Uganda

Shanley Knox decided last summer she wanted to help the women of Eastern Uganda create sustainable businesses. Auburn resident Knox, 22, made her second trip to Uganda over the su ...

Amgen tour, Giants among 2010’s top local stories

Following are my choices for the top 10 local stories of 2010. They are in reverse order, saving the most prominent for last. Reader interest, and reader feedback, played a large ...

Rescued Haitian orphan receives US citizenship

Almost a year after she arrived in Auburn, a rescued orphan from Haiti became an official citizen of the United States. Last Friday, Marie Guerline Clerge Bryditzki, who is known ...

ASA soccer camp to benefit Haiti Saturday

Auburn Soccer Academy’s Under-18 Blaze competitive soccer team will coach a camp Saturday, May 8, at Placer High to help raise money for orphans in Haiti Saturday at Placer High. ...

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 shares its abundance

I read with great interest the recent Auburn Journal article (April 15) about Jim Wesley’s experience in Haiti attempting to mitigate the disaster stress of orphans. It remin ...

Hearts open wide for Haiti

Children at the Auburn Recreation District’s Discovery Club after-school program recently held a drive to collect personal hygiene items to send to orphanages in Haiti.  More t ...

Helping hands for Haiti

Weimar College students gathered during their lunch break Tuesday afternoon to sort through donated blankets, sheets and medical supplies. The students, along with two Weimar Inst ...

Placer County can't help its fellow Americans

The unfortunate crisis in Haiti has made me think of all of the efforts Americans have made to help those less fortunate that us. Temporary shelters, (mostly tents), clean water an ...

Homestay, GB Safeway team up to help Haiti victims

Foreign exchange students with Cultural Homestay International have partnered with the Granite Bay Safeway to raise $400 for the Red Cross and UNICEF Haiti relief efforts. The for ...

Behind the Scenes: Take pride that our nation is first to help

With moist eyes and usually a lump in the throat, most of us watch the herculean efforts turned in by rescuers and aid workers in Haiti. Maybe it’s because that nation is so clo ...

Stahler cartoon saved in Bible

I wish I had the date of the Journal I cut this “Visual Viewpoint” out of, but I do not. I cut it out because I was so touched by this Visual Viewpoint by Jeff Stahler. I have ...

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 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 ...

Another View: Emergency prep begins at home, spreads abroad

As the rain pounded my office skylight and the lights flickered Monday afternoon, I had flashbacks of my two stints in the Northwest — and the incessant storms that rolled in fro ...