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 ...