homeless

Outreach effort truly generous

Re: “Outreach effort means weekly hot meal for dozens in need,” Journal, Oct. 16.When I saw the article about the WWJD (What Would Jesus Do?) I couldn’t stop read ...

We can count on Jim Holmes

After reading Jim Holmes? guest column last month, on serving the homeless in Placer County (?Take a look at the homeless around us,? Another View, April 13), I remain honored to b ...

Project helps our homeless

Homelessness may be one of the few issues on which everyone can agree. Nobody likes it. There’s nothing beneficial about it, and it’s very expensive. Homelessness evokes the s ...

Video builds awareness of homeless

Ryan Frew’s video, “Life Is Mandatory,” was shown at the State Theatre last Saturday. It was a great success. Two showings were scheduled but a third one had to be added beca ...

Our View: In rough economic seas, Auburn is a lighthouse to help

You’ll get no argument that times are tough. But it’s good to know we’re facing those rough seas in a city that has such a strong sense of community. It should be noted, and ...

New documentary focuses on homeless in Auburn, Northern California

AUBURN CA - When Ryan Frew’s plans to film his screenplay fell through after the lead actor bailed out, he turned his camera on the real thing. Instead of a fictional account o ...

Help others for benefit of all

Let me clarify my position (“Use funds to focus on people,” Reader Input, Jan. 5). I believe in helping others for the benefit of society. I’ve helped family, friends and st ...

Ever offer a hand up?

Allen Cassidy, you crack me up. I read your letter that was printed Jan. 5 in the Auburn Journal. Did you ever offer a homeless guy a job? Did you ever offer a homeless guy to slee ...

Use funds to focus on people

We need to get over our redevelopment plans. There are more pressing needs. We have enough cement fixtures. Let’s focus on the people. Why don’t we turn one of these vacant bui ...

City wise to spend before state steals

Re: the several online comments on the Auburn Streetscape project. On the surface, it might look like the improvements are being made at the sacrifice of the homeless. I find this ...

US disloyal to its own

The economic truth has finally surfaced on Wall Street. People are protesting against corporate greed. But, that’s just part of the problem facing America. We have millions livin ...

Loomis veteran has new hope after avoiding homelessness

A Loomis veteran is ecstatic to have a new place after thinking he would be homeless by this weekend. Raymond Patrick, 56, said he hopes his story will inspire other local commun ...

‘Stand Down’ aids homeless veterans

The inaugural Placer County Veterans Stand Down event runs through Thursday at the Placer County Fairgrounds in Roseville. The free community-based intervention program targets ho ...

Another View: Public funds shrinking, not numbers of Placer homeless population

How many homeless persons are too many in Placer County? That is the question that gets answered every other year in January. The Department of Housing and Urban Development requir ...