Salvation Army

Another View: Homelessness, character and community

Elected officials should craft public policy that preserves and strengthens the traditional American character – self-reliance, individual dignity, hard work and focus on fam ...

Reader Input: Homelessness a failure of leadership

An open letter to the citizens of Placer County: On behalf of the hundreds of children, women and men of Placer County who are homeless, cold and hungry during this holiday seaso ...

Peace officers team to answer Salvation Army kettle call

The donations were more than just a drop in the bucket Tuesday as peace officers were out to raise funds for the Salvation Army red kettle campaign. The California Highway Patrol ...

Law enforcement ringing bells, raising funds for needy

Peace officers will show their support today for some of Auburn’s neediest. Uniformed members of the Auburn Police Department, Placer County Sheriff’s Office and Calif ...

Reader Input: Bell ringers do a great service

The Salvation Army works very hard every year to help people stay in their homes with food, services for the homeless, vouchers and many other programs for kids. Bell-ringing pro ...

Community rallies in wake of fire

The fast-moving Applegate Fire, which burned 459 acres and destroyed six homes, was not enough to extinguish the spirit of a tight-knit community. In the wake of the destructive b ...

Reader Input: Supervisors: Homeless shelter possible

Two years ago a group of members of St. Teresa’s Church, led by Father Mike Carroll, began to work on an idea that would create a shelter in the Auburn area for homeless indi ...

Another View: The fragrance of freedom is a sweet one

When the dust settled upon that momentous morning, mingled in the stench of gun fire and burnt buildings was the fragrance of freedom. The sweet scent stained the soldier’s s ...

Another View: A special thanks for those who sacrificed selves

Never forget! It is frustrating when we forget where we put our keys. It is embarrassing when we forget to bring a dish to potluck Sunday. It can be near deadly when we forget ou ...