Placer Visual Service Center

Visually impaired have new program, site in Auburn

Auburn’s school for the blind may be closed because of budget cutbacks. But students have banded together, formed a non-profit organization and found a home. The Activity Cente ...

Blind put into a bind

For 34 years, it’s been a place the foothills’ visually impaired population can turn to for education, support and friendship. If it closes because of what Placer School for A ...

Alsworth the guide dog offers new leash on life

Patti Lang has harnessed the power of independence, and his name is Alsworth. Lang, an Auburn resident, recently graduated from a one-month intensive program at Guide Dogs for th ...

Blind students unable to attend class

A class of visually impaired students will no longer receive bus rides from the Placer County Transportation Service Agency due to economic cutbacks. Instructor Eileen Boyce recei ...

Thanks to Elks Lodge for 30 years of special luncheon

The students and teachers of the Placer Visual Service Center here in Auburn would like to thank our local Elks Lodge for the wonderful Christmas luncheon that they provided for ou ...