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Hot spell too brief to trigger emergency
Wednesday Jul 01 2015
It’s hot, but officials are not launching emergency heat protocols just yet. With the spike in daytime temperatures this week, the concern for high-risk groups, like seniors ...
Meddlers Report – May 5
Thursday May 07 2015
The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...
Senior populations to skyrocket in coming years
Thursday Nov 13 2014
When Eldon Luce reviews the population projections for Placer County, he is concerned about what he sees and what it could mean for one increasingly vulnerable group. For older ad ...
Placer County responds to grand jury Costco criticism
Tuesday Sep 30 2014
Could Seniors First be in line for Placer County funding to aid its move from county-owned property now being eyed by Costco for a North Auburn store? Released in July, the Placer ...
New Alzheimer’s specialist steps in at Seniors First
Sunday Jun 15 2014
Auburn-based nonprofit Seniors First has steamed up with senior-care specialist Kristina Blocker to begin offering new services to Placer County families of dementia patients. Blo ...
March for Meals Auburn campaign focuses on senior hunger
Tuesday Mar 18 2014
During the nationwide March for Meals campaign, Auburn’s Seniors First volunteers and staff hope to raise awareness about senior hunger by hosting lunches at all eight of the ...
NOON HOUR UPDATE: On a hunt for treasure in Lake of the Pines; Finding a new home for Shockley fire victims and Seniors First appeal
Thursday Jan 30 2014
WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: Do you enjoy hitting the garage sales and unearthing a treasure? Well one Lake of the Pines resident takes it a step further by making it her business ...
NOON HOUR UPDATE: Two homes burn in Auburn; Seniors First appealing loss of Meals on Wheels; Wet weather returns and train chugs away
Wednesday Jan 29 2014
WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: Two more homes caught fire Tuesday night in Auburn, this time on Cottage Way. Reporter Amy Lobenberg was at the scene today and will have more details ...
Seniors First loses Meals on Wheels program
Wednesday Jan 15 2014
Placer County Seniors First has lost ownership of its Meals on Wheels program in a competitive bid, which ended with Area 4 Agency on Aging awarding a Sacramento-based ...
Placer group loses in Meals on Wheels shakeup
Sunday Jan 12 2014
Placer County Seniors First lost ownership of one of its programs Friday after Sacramento-based Area 4 Agency on Aging permanently took over the local Meals on Wheels delivery serv ...
Reader Input: Senior center at DeWitt a local gem
Tuesday Nov 05 2013
I would like to correct a misconception in the letter “Auburn is a community hub,” (Reader Input, Nov. 3). The senior center does not house any seniors. This non-prof ...
Seniors First Meal on Wheels program to keep delivering
Sunday Oct 27 2013
Seniors First in Auburn is no longer in danger of having a lapse in service for their Meals on Wheels program. Starting next week Area 4 of the Agency on Aging, which covers sever ...
Reader Input: Politicos won’t miss any meals
Tuesday Oct 22 2013
In response to your article, (“Seniors First to see lapse in services,” Journal, Oct. 20): Because of the government shutdown, many people who depend on Seniors First s ...
Seniors First to temporarily shut down
Sunday Oct 20 2013
Placer County’s senior population will now feel the aftereffects of the government shutdown as Seniors First will lay off 35 of 45 employees and temporarily shutdown several ...
Reader Input: Say goodbye to small-town life
Friday Oct 11 2013
I have lived in Auburn for 54 years and I’m sorry to see where it is heading by allowing Walmart and Costco to put in their big box stores. Patricia (Meisinger) (“Wal ...
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