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North Auburn tent torching sparks attempted murder charge

A homeless man is under arrest for attempted murder after the Placer County Sheriff’s Office allege he torched another homeless man’s tent and burned him Tuesday. Raymond Carr ...

Investigators probe homeless link to suspicious Newcastle house fire

Investigators are looking into the possibility that a homeless squatter may have started a fire that heavily damaged an unoccupied Newcastle house overnight Thursday. Neighbors s ...

Homeless articles helpful

The Auburn Journal needs to be commended for its wonderful series on the homeless population in our community. The coverage made me more aware of how their numbers keep growing. A ...

Redistribute wealth to help homeless

Here are some suggestions on how to deal with the homeless problem: 1) Use proceeds from the Amgen bike race (and other Auburn events) to finance homeless projects; 2) Use a perc ...

Homeless volunteers give back through cleanup

Some of Auburn’s homeless are sending the message that they care about the community and aren’t content just to accept help from others. On Wednesday morning about 12 members ...

Our View: Let’s come together to help homeless

Sometimes there’s nothing easier to do than compare your struggles to another’s and think about how they don’t know what hard work is. Those who are homeless can be targets ...

Auburn offers variety of services for the homeless

Kendall Porco believes offering assistance to the homeless is showing kindness to a group of people who don’t often see it. Homeless Auburn residents trying to get back on their ...

Ordinance, working together can help homeless

Mike Pacheco clearly remembers the night he was kicked out of his trailer, his home of seven years, and spent the night standing in the rain. He called his ex-wife and cleaned up ...

Facing the 'evil'

James Lowe has “encountered the evil.” He takes medication for paranoid schizophrenia and has been homeless several times among other trials he’s faced in life. Recently, th ...

Another View: Honesty will help our homeless

As the recipient of anger from a few about my remarks in a (March 23) Auburn Journal article, I would like to clarify a few things. First of all, I would like to thank the one per ...

Let’s help our community’s homeless

The recent rains and article in the Auburn Journal (March 23) remind those of us who have homes how grateful we are for our basic shelter. Unfortunately, many of our homeless neigh ...

Pastor shouldn’t ‘name-call’ homeless

Thanks for including the name of the Gathering Inn in the article, “Homeless camp trash riles neighbors,” (March 23). Instead of intellectually categorizing and labeling those ...

Homeless camp trash riles neighbor

Auburn resident Aaron Campbell was upset Tuesday when he went to take out the trash and saw something ugly floating in the creek that runs next to his condominium complex. “I s ...

Organization ‘Gathers’ help for those in need

A Placer County organization that works with 10 Auburn churches to provide shelter and resources is excited about its growing role in the community. The Gathering Inn is a nonprof ...

Wise Canal drowning victim sober but high on meth

Tests show Nov. 23 Wise Canal drowning victim Richard Hill was alcohol-free but high on methamphetamine when he lost his life. Toxicology tests taken for the Placer County Sheriff ...