Michelle Fish

Community garden expected to save Salvation Army $40,000

A group of Auburn volunteers are getting their hands dirty tending a community garden, and local food closets are reaping the benefits, which include a $40,000 savings. The Aubu ...

Community Portrait: With bell and bucket, he does his part

He’s at his post, five days a week in front of the Bel Air Market on Highway 49, and he always tries to stand by the same door. Dressed for winter weather, he’s wearing a yell ...

Auburn area groups gather coats, clothes for less fortunate

Auburn community groups are uniting to bring warm clothes to the less fortunate as the cold weather arrives. The Auburn Rotary Club, along with Community 1st Bank, The Placer Coun ...

Panhandler handouts ‘not helping’

Local organizations say giving money to panhandlers enables them to continue a life possibly driven by addiction. “We are a compassionate nation and people (give panhandlers mo ...