PEACE for Families

Sierra Open golf tournament to benefit nonprofit

Auburn Valley Golf Club is hosting the Sierra Open, which benefits PEACE for Families, on Saturday, Sept. 8. Entry fees are $110 per person or $400 per foursome for the 1 p.m. shot ...

Local woman says finding help for abused woman was difficult

?We?re too busy.? That?s the response one Colfax woman says she got from two local agencies when she tried to find help for an abused young woman she had just met. Barbara Reyno ...

Denim ribbons carry meaningful message

From left, Lisa Mondiel, Louise Czopek and Jennifer Racine, members of PEACE for Families, a non-profit organization serving Placer County victims of domestic violence and sexual a ...

Police: Auburn man terrorizes his wife with a knife

An Auburn man remains in custody for allegedly pushing his wife down a flight of stairs and chasing her wife with a knife Tuesday, according to a release issued by the Auburn Polic ...

Panel hopes to promote love, not violence

Local organizations are getting together this Saturday to try to help overcome violence in the community. The First Church of Christ, Scientist is hosting an Overcoming Violence a ...

Open house benefits PEACE for Families

Nicholson Blown Glass recently hosted a Spring Open House to benefit PEACE for Families. The event featured glass blowing demonstrations, wine tasting by Fawnridge Winery and live ...

Bikers ask for baskets this weekend

Residents can see motorcycles and support Easter for at-risk families this Sunday. The Sons of California Gold Country Chapter Motorcycle Club is hosting “Bikers & Baskets” fr ...

Abuse survivor pens book

Louise Schnur’s book has been a long time coming. It took Schnur 18 years to work through the horrible memories of enduring domestic violence she documents in “From Darkness ...

Classes give PEACE through self-defense

An Auburn based organization that promotes peace is giving residents a chance to learn how to protect themselves. PEACE for Families is offering free self-defense classes beginn ...

Another View: Local nonprofits make wishes for new year

With a new year upon on us, a few local nonprofit organization leaders have shared what they hope to accomplish in 2011. A better economy Ken Tokutomi, chairman of the Auburn Sa ...

Toy store could bring joy to 53 children

An Auburn organization working to make the lives of domestic violence and sexual assault victims more stable is hoping to help spread some Christmas cheer to 53 children this year. ...

Oktoberfest anyone? Take your pick from local celebrations

You don’t have to fly to Germany to soak in the Oktoberfest festivities this year. Gold Country Rotary’s Oktoberfest takes place 5-10 p.m. Friday in the Placer Building of the ...

People in business: PEACE adds two employees

PEACE for Families has added to its staff in order to better serve victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Recent hirees include Heather Bullis-Cruz as volunteer coordin ...

PEACE for Families promotes sexual assault awareness

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This is an important recognition because there are so many myths about this violent crime. It is not a crime of passion, but of violence an ...

Start planning for a sweet Valentine’s Day

The number one thing you can do to ensure a sweet Valentine’s Day is to start planning. Like, now. Here are some ideas local couples and singles alike might want to consider w ...