Meals on WHeels

NOON HOUR UPDATE: On a hunt for treasure in Lake of the Pines; Finding a new home for Shockley fire victims and Seniors First appeal

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: Do you enjoy hitting the garage sales and unearthing a treasure? Well one Lake of the Pines resident takes it a step further by making it her business ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Two homes burn in Auburn; Seniors First appealing loss of Meals on Wheels; Wet weather returns and train chugs away

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: Two more homes caught fire Tuesday night in Auburn, this time on Cottage Way. Reporter Amy Lobenberg was at the scene today and will have more details ...

Reader Input: Money trumps needs of Placer seniors

It’s amazing the news on KAHI and in the Auburn Journal about the situations with the seniors. It sticks out like a sore thumb. It is so obvious Costco and the Placer County ...

Reader Input: Vote for officials who will work for us

After reading “Senior First loses meal program” in Wednesday’s Auburn Journal, I am disappointed. This program was a great program for our seniors. How do I know ...

Seniors First loses Meals on Wheels program

Placer County Seniors First has lost ownership of its  Meals on Wheels program in a competitive bid, which ended with Area 4 Agency on Aging  awarding a Sacramento-based ...

Placer group loses in Meals on Wheels shakeup

Placer County Seniors First lost ownership of one of its programs Friday after Sacramento-based Area 4 Agency on Aging permanently took over the local Meals on Wheels delivery serv ...

Reader Input: Senior center at DeWitt a local gem

I would like to correct a misconception in the letter “Auburn is a community hub,” (Reader Input, Nov. 3). The senior center does not house any seniors. This non-prof ...

Reader Input: Politicos won’t miss any meals

In response to your article, (“Seniors First to see lapse in services,” Journal, Oct. 20): Because of the government shutdown, many people who depend on Seniors First s ...

Seniors First to temporarily shut down

Placer County’s senior population will now feel the aftereffects of the government shutdown as Seniors First will lay off 35 of 45 employees and temporarily shutdown several ...

Locals step up to provide warm meals to seniors

Seniors First offers many programs to help local seniors. Meals on Wheels is one way the organization has been offering meals to homebound seniors and those who can’t affo ...