Salvation Army

Second suspect arrested in Salvation Army theft

A second suspect was arrested Wednesday in the theft of nearly $5,000 in meat from the Auburn Salvation Army.  Richard Earl Means, 49, of Penryn was taken into custody at his ...

Another View: The silent and the spoken

His body shook as the reality of his wounds and weaknesses surfaced from his soul to occupy each muscle. His eyes strained to see past the pain, yet dimly, in the darkness the stra ...

Penryn man held in Salvation Army meat theft

Auburn police arrested a Penryn man Thursday afternoon and were seeking another in connection with the theft of $5,000 worth of frozen beef from the Auburn Salvation Army. Most of ...

Need for food aid still strong in Placer County

The economic outlook may be brightening, but in Placer County one in eight people are still at risk of going hungry.   That’s the finding of the recent Placer ...

Bracelet lost; faith found

If no good deeds go unpunished, then at least they don’t go unnoticed. Cedar Ridge resident Judith Peterlin said she felt inspired to write to the Auburn Journal last week w ...

Another View: The power of proximity

We have all felt the discomfort when someone strays a little too close into our personal space. The awkwardness it produces can change our entire disposition. Once when visiting a ...

Another View: Let us send our prayers and support to Oklahoma

My heart is grieved to see the staggering devastation left in the wake of the tornadoes in Oklahoma. The number of deaths is on the rise, even as we are seeing many little miracles ...

Reader Input: Giving spirit guided drive

Kind thanks once again to the Auburn area community for your giving spirit, this time in response to the annual Stamp Out Hunger food collection. Literally carried out by the Nat ...

Our View: Heat up the help for homeless when temperatures drop

This week we’ve been chilled to the bone. When the sun goes down the mercury has fallen off the table. But while we’re ensconced in the warmth of our homes during these ...

Salvation Army low on help

Hear the sound of that bell? The Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle campaign began Nov. 19 and will continue through the holiday season. Bell ringers can be found at eigh ...