Salvation Army

Salvation Army is a charity

On behalf of Parkside Church of the Nazarene, I am responding to a letter appearing in the Sept. 22 Auburn Journal. Under the heading, “Helping 49 Fire victims is charity,” o ...

Helping 49 Fire victims is charity

Today I took my donation of men’s and women’s clothes and shoes to the Parkside Church, and the people there were very grateful for these items for the fire victims and homeles ...

Benefit rakes in $25K for fire victims

Auburn’s disaster fund to help victims of the 49 Fire has passed $25,000 following Sunday’s Benefit in the Park. And another benefit slated for Saturday means more dollars wil ...

Community help gives new hope after fire

When Glenda Hoffman and boyfriend David Sutcliffe moved into their new apartment last weekend, there wasn’t much to move. The couple lost almost everything they owned in the 49 ...

Shopkeeper ‘bought, bought, bought’ his way to junk nirvana

You might have seen him cruising around town in an old, run-down-looking hot rod — a seemingly perfect fit — driving the open-wheel, chopped, topless racecar. Paul Kashuba is ...

Auburn churches extend helping hand for victims of 49 Fire

This past week, many Auburn residents lost everything in the 49 Fire. Fortunately, local churches are working to help them get it all back. Several churches are collecting food an ...

Officials: Funds stay in Auburn

Auburn residents have come together to help victims of the 49 Fire recover from devastating losses. However, some locals are concerned about where their donations are ending up. R ...

Individual acts of kindness multiply in wake of 49 Fire

Auburn is ground zero for firefighting efforts and for helping fire victims. A 275-acre blaze that destroyed 60 homes and businesses Sunday evening rattled the very heart of our c ...

Residents lose homes in Sunday blaze

A 275-acre fire that burned residential and commercial communities in Auburn Sunday night left some residents feeling lucky to escape flames with just the clothes on their back, wh ...

Fire destroys Auburn homes, businesses

A 275-acre blaze that destroyed about 60 structures including homes and businesses in Auburn prompted Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to declare a state of emergency in Placer County Su ...