Sierra Bears

Assistance league Greater Placer helps young readers, one minute at a time

Janet Wheatley loves the “aha” moments. “I love it when a little kid looks up and says, ‘I get it,’” she said. Wheatley, a past president of ...

Assistance League teddy bear program helps comfort kids

Assistance League of Greater Placer’s Sierra Bears program began in 1989. Since then, more than 8,100 teddy bears have been given to children in our community to offer comfor ...