Susan Farrington

­­­Q&A: World AIDS Day — an update on Placer County’s efforts

World AIDS Day was conceived by James Bunn and Thomas Netter at the World Health Organizations and inaugurated in 1988. The goal was to raise awareness about the HIV/AIDS pandemic, ...

Placer County budget rises 2.4 percent to $817 million

Placer County’s spending plan is now in place, with an annual budget of $817 million. The budget blueprint for the year ending June 30, boosts funding for open space preserv ...

Our View: Let’s come together to help homeless

Sometimes there’s nothing easier to do than compare your struggles to another’s and think about how they don’t know what hard work is. Those who are homeless can be targets ...

Ordinance, working together can help homeless

Mike Pacheco clearly remembers the night he was kicked out of his trailer, his home of seven years, and spent the night standing in the rain. He called his ex-wife and cleaned up ...

Government too broke to help

I did in fact read in today’s Auburn Journal on the subject (re: homelessness). I think you should let Susan Farrington, chairwoman of the Placer Consortium on Homelessness, kno ...