Ken Tokutomi

Another View: Thank you from Auburn Disaster Relief Fund

On Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009, our community was devastated by a wildfire that destroyed 63 homes and businesses in the heart of our community. But the fire destroyed more than homes a ...

Salvation Army rings in holidays for area’s needy

For the last 15 years, the Salvation Army of Auburn has partnered with the Auburn Community Thanksgiving Day Committee. This year we provided more than 1,400 meals at the Gold Co ...

Virtual Red Kettle another way to help Auburn’s needy

Hanging the notebook by the chimney with care in order to make room for my annual lump of coal ... Come to think about it, what with the recent “global warming” dumping a deca ...

Salvation Army sees big drop in kettle donations

The Salvation Army throughout the nation has had a drop in its Red Kettle program. Like most nonprofits, giving is down and this will impact the level of services they can provide ...

School district mergers must be more than talk

Foothill districts should consider cost-cutting idea It’s good that Auburn-area schools officials are openly talking about reorganization, as they did last week in an informat ...

Reorganization a topic on the mind of local schools

Placer County schools are now equipped with one more tool if they head down the path of district reorganization. School superintendents, trustees and other interested community m ...

Tracing a rumor to usual suspects

Repaving the notebook while praying that the once the city finishes Streetscape, it will use some of the fences to enclose homes containing pitbulls ... One “Holmes” that won ...

Officials: Funds stay in Auburn

Auburn residents have come together to help victims of the 49 Fire recover from devastating losses. However, some locals are concerned about where their donations are ending up. R ...

Community is an ‘Army within The Army’

The Salvation Army of Auburn recently held its first annual Celebration Breakfast at The Ridge. During the event, The Army honored and celebrated each person’s community spirit ...

Bidding bonanza

Some of the steers and hogs auctioned Saturday at the Gold Country Fair will feed hungry, unemployed residents who visit Auburn’s Salvation Army, thanks to the Feed the Hungry pr ...
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