shelter

Who are the homeless; where will they go?

By Tricia Caspers-Ross of the Auburn Journal With questions looming about where the homeless will go once the Placer County Board of Supervisor’s ban on camping on county pr ...

Homeless camp on its way out

The homeless folks camped on the county lawn in North Auburn will soon have to find a new place to hang their hats, as the Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance yesterday that w ...

Reader Input: Shelter makes a world of difference

I have been staying at the shelter in Auburn. I had a broken hip for four years and have been homeless since it was broke. I just had my hip replaced last August. I just starte ...

Placer to curb homeless camping on county land

Placer County is moving toward an Aug. 5 start date to move the homeless and their possessions off a high-profile camp set up on its own lawn in North Auburn. Facing a flurry of c ...

New playground for Stand Up Placer battered women’s shelter

A picnic table outside. A basketball hoop in the driveway. A raised bed with spring flowers. These are some of the accoutrements of a home. For Michelle Coleman, executive direct ...

Reader Input: Thanks to supervisors, Father Mike

A letter to the four members of the (Placer County) Board of Supervisors who voted for the homeless shelter: Bravo and thank you for your decision in helping in this situation. ...

Placer supes move forward with North Auburn homeless shelter

A plan for what would no longer be a winter emergency homeless shelter in North Auburn is being moved ahead by the Placer County. The Placer County Board of Supervisors voted 4-0, ...

Reader Input: Services draw more homeless

Re: “Placer supes keep North Auburn emergency homeless shelter on table,” Journal, Jan. 23 — I’ve two observations: First: “If you build it, they wi ...

Special meeting to air North Auburn homeless shelter request

Placer County supervisors will consider the pros and cons of an emergency winter homeless shelter at a special meeting slated for Jan. 22 in Auburn. The meeting is in response to ...

Red Cross shelter in Auburn helps homeless weather rain, winds

Shelter from the storm for Lanni Kennedy was on a cot under some warm blankets at Auburn’s Gold Country Fairgrounds. Kennedy, a homeless resident of the Auburn area who like ...

Placer County out in front of Auburn, Roseville storm-shelter needs

Auburn’s most storm-vulnerable residents are finding shelter from Placer County, the American Red Cross and The Gathering Inn. Storm-specific emergency shelters are being op ...

North Auburn homeless shelter still in limbo

Help for the homeless in front of Thursday’s forecast rainstorm is being developed by the Placer County Office of Emergency Services. But not in the way advocates of an emer ...

Backers of North Auburn homeless shelter to air concerns to Placer County supes

A massive crowd of advocates for a winter homeless shelter in Auburn could swell the ranks of audience members at today’s Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting. Placer ...

Reader Input: Shelter stakeholders left out of initial report

The 5-0 City Council decision to rezone central Auburn businesses to include emergency shelters was based on a ginned-up “Initial Study — Evaluation of Environmental Im ...

Reader Input: City council decides debacle

Wow. I have schooled on small-town politics. Yesterday’s city council approval to re-zone Highway 49 and Auburn Ravine Road was approved at the risk of losing federal HOME gr ...