Homeless

Reader Input: Invite homeless into your homes

No matter how I write this someone will interpret this as homeless bashing and I suppose it is. You’ll be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t believe the homeless ...

Reader Input: Homeless are dumped here

One can learn a lot by talking to a police officer-in-training. I struck up a conversation with one the other day at lunch, and she opened my eyes to why Auburn seems flooded wit ...

New report sheds light on Placer, Nevada County homeless laws

A new study is shedding new light on 58 cities in California and how they have enacted laws that impact the homeless. According to the Western Regional Advocacy Project’s &l ...

Portrait of homeless emerging in Placer County study

Who are the homeless in Placer County? Odds are that the homeless person encountered on an Auburn or Roseville street is male, in his 50s and local. He’s likely a product o ...

Reader Input: City should help or keep silent

Driving past the DeWitt Center on this beautiful spring-like day, there, once again, is the homeless encampment out on the sprawling green lawns. The piles of plastic bags are back ...

Reader Input: Thanks to supervisors, Father Mike

A letter to the four members of the (Placer County) Board of Supervisors who voted for the homeless shelter: Bravo and thank you for your decision in helping in this situation. ...

Meddlers Report – Feb. 3

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

Placer supes move forward with North Auburn homeless shelter

A plan for what would no longer be a winter emergency homeless shelter in North Auburn is being moved ahead by the Placer County. The Placer County Board of Supervisors voted 4-0, ...

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 ...