homeless shelter

Push on to open homeless shelter doors in North Auburn

A former minimum-security jail building in North Auburn is alive with the sounds of saws and drills as the Placer County Government Center building is readied for occupation in May ...

Another View: Driving effort for homeless shelter

Barbara Sloan offered her opinion in Sunday’s Letters to the Editor.  It is good we have the freedom to express our views, yet with this freedom there is a responsibilit ...

Placer supes OK North Auburn homeless shelter site access

Placer supervisors moved Tuesday to allow a non-profit group access to a county-owned North Auburn building to open a 90-day emergency homeless shelter pilot project. The building ...

Reader Input: City leaders should keep noses out

I have been closely following the articles and letters regarding Costco coming to North Auburn. I really thought this had been settled — that Costco was definitely coming h ...

Reader Input: Let’s do right by county’s homeless

Will Placer County use the barracks jail at DeWitt for a homeless shelter? Now is the time to decide. The way we treat the homeless in our community is a wrong and we need to act. ...

Reader Input: Supervisors: Homeless shelter possible

Two years ago a group of members of St. Teresa’s Church, led by Father Mike Carroll, began to work on an idea that would create a shelter in the Auburn area for homeless indi ...

Another View: DeWitt barracks can be part of homeless solution:

On Nov. 27, 2013, Don Hulse wrote a letter to the Auburn Journal (Reader Input: “Welcome homeless to special camps”) wherein he proposed taking an abandoned campground ...

Reader Input: Shelter would solve problem

No one who reads the Auburn Journal could have missed the picture of the homeless encampment near the Auburn Municipal Airport on the front page of the paper, March 26, 2014. If ...

Reader input: County has its priorities wrong

I think it is absolutely obscene that Placer County can build a 21.6 million dollar animal shelter in Auburn and yet at the same time it tries in every way possible to get out of b ...

Auburn City Council torn between two homeless shelter zones

The Auburn City Council will be taking a further look at two different locations for a  state-mandated homeless shelter zone during a  meeting on Oct. 28. Industrial di ...