Peace for Families

Clampers Christmas tradition hits 20 years

The Brothers of E Clampus Vitus, Lord Sholto Douglas Chapter No. 3 gathered at the Roseville Walmart on Saturday, Dec. 7, to buy Christmas presents for the children at the Auburn R ...

Local organization wraps up holiday scarf making project

For the clients of Achieve Independent Milestones and Associates, making this winter a little warmer for those in need is one of the many ways they give back. Achieve Independent ...

Well-known Placer nonprofit gets a new name

A Placer County nonprofit known for standing up for victims of domestic violence has adopted a new name. PEACE for Families will now be known as Stand Up Placer. The organization ...

Want to give back? Bring extra change to Sunday’s music fest

Scott Holbrook can’t keep from smilin’. The Auburn Recreation District board member, whose “keep smilin’” valediction signs off most of his letters and conversations, is ...

Shop too easily overlooked

Thank you for your informative article about the Streetscape project (Journal, July 30). The closing of Lewis Street (not only is the street closed, but the street sign has been re ...

Battered women get helping hand

The cry for help of abused and battered women in Placer County has often gone unheard and many wish later they knew about Peace for Families. Teri Munger, executive director of Pe ...