Michelle Talbott

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 ...

$1.2 million to fight poverty locally

Help is on the way for the growing problem of homelessness in Placer County. Eight nonprofits serving the region will share $1.2 million in federal stimulus funds over the next tw ...

The 49 Fire fully involves resources of Salvation Army

Sunday afternoon, the day of the 49 Fire, I was awakened from a nap by a call from Placer County’s automated emergency warning system. I turned on my TV to witness a rapidly tr ...

Salvation Army extends lifeline after fire

About a month after the 49 Fire, the Salvation Army of Auburn is busier than ever. Since the fire, the Salvation Army has been providing clothing, food, toiletries, cleaning suppl ...

Council names 'Humanitarian of Year"

When Michelle Talbott went to City Hall Monday night, she had no idea that she would receive special recognition for the work she’s been doing at The Salvation Army for the past ...

Council to discuss resolution opposing state bill on septic system regulations

A resolution to oppose state Assembly Bill 885 that deals with statewide septic system regulations will be on the Auburn City Council business agenda tonight. Council staff has r ...

Annual light parade prepares to dazzle

Holiday cheer comes on wheels this weekend. The annual Auburn Festival of Lights parade starts at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Community members can come out to the streets of Auburn to s ...

Coat drive offers opportunity for season-warming donations

Auburnites can help keep local families warm this winter. The annual News 10 Coats for Kids drive has several donation sites right here in town accepting coats for youth and adul ...

A day of thanks

You don’t need a reason to enjoy the Salvation Army’s Thanksgiving dinner. Homeless? Come on in. Family lives out of town? Take a seat. Just didn’t feel like cooking? ...