thanksgiving

Reader input: Let’s shut out negativity for holidays

The Thanksgiving holiday is upon us once again. It is supposed to be a time when folks pause from everyday activities to look back and reflect on what there is to be thankful about ...

From Auburn’s beauty to a great staff, I am grateful

As I write this column, Thanksgiving is directly in front of me. Food, family, and, for me, the tradition of watching my hopeless Detroit Lions play another Thanksgiving morning ga ...

TURKEY AND FOOTBALL: The best prep football teams practice on Thanksgiving

The countdown has started for the California Interscholastic Federation’s first true state-wide bowl football championship games. With most CIF sections around the state put ...

Tips for a fire safe holiday season

When most people think about Thanksgiving, they envision turkey, pumpkin pie and time spent with their loved ones. Who thinks of fire at this time? Daniel Berlant does, and th ...

Ten things you can do after Thanksgiving dinner:

If you’re like the pilgrims, you’re probably going to finish your Turkey and cranberry sauce before the sun sets. Instead of lying around in a tryptophan stupor, the Au ...

A time to shine: Developmentally disabled adults cook dinner and serve the community

Turkey with gravy and all the fixins – that’s what the clients at Achieve Independent Milestones (A.I.M. & Associates) whipped up and served to community members fo ...

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 ...