thanksgiving

Reader Input: Food intended for our needy

With the holiday season upon us, we wish to remind people that it is a time of giving and helping those who are less fortunate. Unfortunately, at a recent event we attended, we o ...

Auburn Thanksgiving ‘turkey trot’ doubles in size, raises $9,500 for food bank

Auburn’s version of Sacramento’s Run to Feed the Hungry is getting bigger. And that means more money to help the Auburn area’s needy. Thursday’s run/walk ...

Black Friday bargains make way for Thanksgiving values

Just ask Newcastle’s Jan Levario if Thanksgiving is the best day to shop all year. With Pomeranians on her lap and a comfortable lawn chair to relax in next to her tent, Lev ...

Reader Input: Concerted effort will help homeless

The homeless are our neighbors, friends, sons, daughters and grandchildren. Homelessness is a tragedy in the United States and especially in Placer County for which there is no e ...

Reader Input: ‘Pay it forward’ never felt better

I experienced a lovely incident at the Taco Bell location on Auburn Ravine Road. Thank you to the lady in a gray Camry who was ahead of me in line and delighted me with her purchas ...

Much to do with those holiday leftovers

Thanksgiving, a day to give thanks for all that we are so fortunate to have. Family, friends and yes food. There is a lot we can be thankful for, however, this sobering statistic ...

Many thankful for group’s hard work

Kind words and thanks filled the air at City Hall’s Rose Room Thursday as local volunteers and their supporters gathered to share a home-cooked meal. For the last six years ...

Reader Input: Take a second to connect with another

During the month between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve, many of us are challenged to find heartfelt ways or even innovative ways to offer sincere greetings to our families, ...

Attendance down at annual Salvation Army dinner

Salvation Army organizers say Thursday was a day of plenty at the 21st annual Auburn Community Thanksgiving Dinner – of food, of volunteers, of donations and good will. The o ...

Gratitude finds a way to discover beauty in the brokenness

Lt. Justin Docherty, the Salvation Army officer in charge of the Auburn affiliate, writes periodically for the Auburn Journal’s Comment page. At our request, he penned this s ...

Anti-panhandling campaign continues in Auburn

Thanksgiving Eve generally brings large numbers of people out to shop for last-minute groceries, which is why Auburn Police Chief John Ruffcorn, Mayor Kevin Hanley, Vice Mayor Brid ...

Reader Input: Republicans not party of compassion

As millions of Americans sit down for Thanksgiving dinner, let’s not forget about the Republican war on the poor. Some 3.5 million Americans will have less on their plates th ...

Local Salvation Army invites all to Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and one Auburn organization will be making sure that everyone in the community has a place at the table. The Auburn Salvation Army will be ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: A local look at holiday travel; Homeless shelter zoning at Auburn City Council and Christmas Basket program under way

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: As we enter holiday travel this week, weather nationwide is playing a role on whether or not you get to grandma’s house in time for turkey. Repor ...

Stock pot fries up a feast of Thanksgiving memories

Wedding gifts can be a funny thing. They can either be an object that just collects dust in your house (in our case, our china place settings), or it can be an item that helps you ...