Homeless

Reader Input: Concerted effort will help homeless

The homeless are our neighbors, friends, sons, daughters and grandchildren. Homelessness is a tragedy in the United States and especially in Placer County for which there is no e ...

Reader Input: US homeless wait their turn

Are we forgetting that the homeless are hungry “after’’ Thanksgiving and “after’’ Christmas? We feed people around the world, but our homeless h ...

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 ...

Reader Input: House homeless at local barracks

I feel awful when I see people who are homeless, but what can I do? Jan Haldeman suggested that we make a request to the people who can do something about it (“Barracks could ...

Reader input: Shelter needed for homeless

The Applegate fire re-minds us how amazingly fast emergency shelters are set up for animals and people and how necessary they are to ensure safety and calm the fears of the citizen ...

Another View: Barracks could keep homeless warm

Right Hand Auburn, Inc. is an organization whose immediate mission is to utilize the minimum security jail barracks on a temporary basis in order to address the critical homeless s ...

Reader input: Walk a mile in their shoes

This letter is in response to online comments made regarding our homeless community. One online commentator continually insists that our homeless are all criminals. That is a false ...

Placer County hires San Antonio expert for homeless study

Looking for answers to the continuing problem of homelessness, Placer County is mounting a $49,500       study to examine current needs and possible f ...

Reader Input: Try facts before blabbering

I keep wondering how it can be that prolific letter writer Ron Lowe can get it wrong on so many issues. I am referring to his most recent letter that appeared in the Journal on Sep ...