Sandy Bassett

Bus route to Auburn give new link to services

The journey from Downtown Auburn to social services near the airport can be dangerous on foot or bicycle, but a cooperative effort between the city and county will soon make it as ...

New North Auburn bus route closer to bringing needy to food bank

A new bus route that would link Auburn’s needy with a non-profit North Auburn food closet has the Placer County Board of Supervisors blessing. Now it needs approval from the ...

Auburn Interfaith Food Closet deals with demand drop-off

The Auburn Interfaith Food Closet is experiencing a drop in the number of families and individuals coming to its North Auburn facility for food. But for board president Sandy Bass ...

Businesses lobby to put airport on bus route

Several local businesses lobbied the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency on Wednesday in an effort to persuade the city and county to change the Placer County Transit bus ...

Reader Input: Company does a good turn

On April 28, Chem Dry of Auburn removed a large spot from the carpet of the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet free of charge. Evidently some unknown item had been spilled on the carp ...

Multiple agencies come together to discuss Auburn’s homeless

The Auburn Airport Business Park Association held a meeting Wednesday night to bring business owners, service organizations, law enforcement officers and governing e ...

Reader Input: In pouring rain, helpers bloomed

The Auburn Interfaith Food Closet would like to thank and recognize those outside our organization who greatly helped us in our recent move (“Food closet settles into new loc ...

Auburn food closet open for business

The Auburn Interfaith Food Closet opened its doors to the public Monday for the first time in its new location at the Auburn Airport Business Park. Guests slowly filtered in as vo ...

Food closet settles into new location near airport

Several volunteers armed with box-loads of food helped the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet move into its new location Friday in the Auburn Airport Industrial Park. The new facilitie ...

Food Closet wins OK to move to airport site

The Auburn Planning Commission unanimously voted on Tuesday to approve a conditional use permit which will allow Auburn Interfaith Food Closet to move to its new location at 12972 ...