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Reader input: Carpe Vino gift deserved page 1

The front page of the Dec. 22 Auburn Journal is a nice presentation of Christmas and winter activities.   However, it would have been better if you had featured, in that spa ...

Placer Community Foundation awards $25,000 in grants to serve local youth

The Placer Community Foundation gave out grants, totaling $25,000, to Child Advocates of Placer County, KidsFirst, Stand Up Placer, ReDirect Nuevo Camino, and Placer County 4-H Rob ...

Placer County 4-H awarded grant from Placer Community Fund

Placer County 4-H Robotics team members, from left, Eddie Scheiber, Jay Tapadiya, and Trevor Stenson, describe the competition and how their robot works. The team was awarded a gra ...

Placer Community Foundation drawing results in $500 to Interfaith Food Closet

Fewer empty bellies – That’s the result of a drawing held by Placer Community Foundation at three different Farmers’ Markets last month in celebration of the Aubu ...

Circumference of Foundation’s Giving Circle widens

Stand Up Placer has an extra $5,000 in its pocket for programs that prevent teen dating violence, thanks to Placer Community Foundation’s Giving Circle. The Foundation also a ...

Community Foundation celebrates 10 years with gift to shoppers, farmers, one nonprofit

Fruit and veggie lovers at this Saturday’s farmers’ market may be able to add a few more tomatoes or pears to their baskets, thanks to Placer Community Foundation&rsquo ...

Reader Input: Join in efforts to save libraries

As a member of Friends of the Library and former Library Advisory Board member, I agree with reader Pam Hart about library funding (“Plight of libraries tied to policy,&rdquo ...

Placer Community Foundation board members in the news

Placer Community Foundation (PCF) welcomed long-time board members Justice Keith Sparks and Kelly Richardson to its Emeritus Board. Sparks and Richardson, among other forward-think ...

Blake joins League of California Community Foundations’ Board

Veronica Blake, chief executive officer of Placer Community Foundation, was appointed to the Board of Directors of the League of California Community Foundations.   In this ...

Placer Community Foundation honors founding chairman

A plaque and tree at the Auburn School Park Preserve serve as a memorial for the founding member of the Placer Community Foundation. The dedication made in memory of Janice Forbes ...

Placer Community Foundation awards scholarships

Two funds at Placer Community Foundation, the Richard and Doris Sayles Family Scholarship Fund and the Larry D. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship Fund, recently awarded scholarships to ...

Sayles, Mitchell scholarships go to four outstanding students

Two funds at Placer Community Foundation, the Richard and Doris Sayles Family Scholarship Fund and the Larry D. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship Fund, recently awarded scholarships to ...

Sight Word Busters volunteers celebrate students’ reading success

Volunteer tutors in the Sight Word Busters program were recognized recently by Auburn Union School District Superintendent Dr. Laura Grassmann and three local elementary school pri ...

Coming face to face with clay

For those of you who took advantage of the hands-on workshops with ceramic artist Tip Toland and actually got your hands on some clay, you might have a deeper appreciation for what ...

Nonprofits learn how their stories can change the world

Placer Community Foundation’s Fourth Annual Nonprofit Leadership Summit was held on March 20 at the Orchard Creek Ballroom at Sun City, Lincoln. Board members and executives ...