shelter

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 ...

Reader Input: Shelter effort rife with disorder

Like helter-skelter, rash, hasty disorder is within the city council and planners. Councilmembers can feel a noose around their necks as three of the five will have to force a shel ...

Reader Input: Put shelter in correct place

City Council members have proposed to rezone properties along Highway 49 and the Auburn-Ravine corridor to allow for emergency shelters. It’s true. State law requires citie ...

Homeless shelter on Auburn giant statue property loses steam

The idea of a homeless-shelter zoning designation on land now occupied by Auburn’s famous giant statues fizzled Tuesday in front of the city’s Planning Commission. Ins ...

Reader Input: Do right by our city’s homeless

With a fast approaching state-mandated deadline to define locations which are appropriately zoned for a homeless shelter, it could take years before the city actually contracts wit ...