Placer Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Creative Vision and Philanthropy

On Tuesday, eight nonprofits will show their impact in the community through film. Through a project funded by the Placer Community Foundation, these organizations produced short ...

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 ...

Our View: Time is right to update city’s animal codes

This week the Auburn City Council’s Monday meeting drew a crowd of pitbull supporters who oppose a proposed amendment to city code that would require pitbulls be spayed or neuter ...

Placer SPCA offers spay, neuter vouchers for pitbulls

In an effort to encourage responsible pet parenting, a Placer animal shelter is offering free birth control. For the month of November, the Placer Society for the Prevention of C ...

Campers ride with pride at annual Sheriff’s camp

Lauryl Toulouse thought going to horse camp would be boring. However, more than halfway through the Placer County Sheriff’s Office Ride with Pride day camp, the 9-year-old was ...

Donation breathes new life into pets

In September 2008, a Massachusetts firefighter made headlines when he gave mouth-to-mouth CPR to a house cat he rescued from a burning apartment. Today, if local firefighters com ...