Homeless

Reader Input: Services draw more homeless

Re: “Placer supes keep North Auburn emergency homeless shelter on table,” Journal, Jan. 23 — I’ve two observations: First: “If you build it, they wi ...

Reader input: Belated credit where it’s due

In my recent guest editorial (Friday’s Auburn Journal, Another View: “All can win in quest to aid homeless”), which mentioned several of the prominent nonprofit o ...

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 ...

Special meeting to air North Auburn homeless shelter request

Placer County supervisors will consider the pros and cons of an emergency winter homeless shelter at a special meeting slated for Jan. 22 in Auburn. The meeting is in response to ...

Reader Input: DeWitt barracks solution ideal

As a Placer County resident, a single mother of a 5-year-old girl and a former homeless person, the controls and restrictions of The Gathering Inn were very important for me. In th ...

North Auburn homeless shelter still in limbo

Help for the homeless in front of Thursday’s forecast rainstorm is being developed by the Placer County Office of Emergency Services. But not in the way advocates of an emer ...

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 ...

Reader Input: Approve shelter immediately

I support the efforts of Right Hand Auburn, Inc. to use the minimum security barracks at Dewitt Center as a temporary shelter. As the weather gets colder and wetter, many members ...

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. ...

Reader Input: Camping facts becoming clearer

Thank you to the many people, both online and in this column, who took the time to respond to my letter of Nov. 20 (“Are vagrancy laws in effect?,” Reader Input). I e ...