PEACE for Families

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 ...

Our View: Don’t forget your community this holiday season

The Gift of Giving Editor's note: During December the Auburn Journal is publishing a series of 12 stories on volunteers in our community. The stories are meant to inspire others ...

PEACE for Families provides island of calm for domestic violence, sexual assault survivors

Editor’s note: This is the seventh in a series of 12 stories on volunteers in our community. The stories will be published as a countdown to the holiday, in honor of the 12 days ...

Hawkeye helps countless folks

Re: “There’s more than meets the eye to Placer chaplain,” (Journal, Wednesday, Nov. 18). In addition to Hawkeye’s mentioned volunteerism in the community, PEACE for Famili ...

April sheds light on sexual assault, domestic violence crimes

For the longest time she thought she deserved it. Over the course of 14 years in a turbulent marriage, she thought it was “normal” to receive physical, mental and sexual abus ...

Students aid Auburn shelter

Trenton Kelly has no doubt the completion of his latest school project was relevant to the real world. Along with 16 fellow students from the advanced wood shop class at Oakmont ...