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Grass Valley sanctuary mission goes beyond rescue

“She just doesn’t know what kindness is yet,” said a passing volunteer when asked by a visitor why one of the new arrivals, a large, pink pig, looked so sad. The ...

Peace Corps volunteer finds Cameroon a long way from Colfax

“Ashia Mami, How for sleep?” “No, fine. You want carry water?” I awake early to the conversation of women passing by my window while searching for water ...

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 ...

Another View: Volunteerism makes Auburn more dynamic

It was 7:40 a.m., a little too bright and early, last Sunday when I parked my car near St. Luke’s Church and heard from the interior of 1937 Historic City Hall at Central Squ ...

Reader Input: Union members not exempt

I frequently volunteer for a variety of community organizations and events. On June 7, I was helping at one such event that happened to be taking place at a publicly owned facili ...

Locals step up to face challenges left in Sandy’s wake

  From American Red Cross volunteers to electrical workers to Girl Scouts, members of Auburn area communities have joined in as the nation rallies behind those affected by Su ...

Local woman volunteers for Superstorm Sandy relief

Late Saturday, Tami Martin of Cool flew out of San Francisco to New York along with five other volunteers from the American Red Cross Capital Region Chapter to help provide support ...

Outreach effort truly generous

Re: “Outreach effort means weekly hot meal for dozens in need,” Journal, Oct. 16.When I saw the article about the WWJD (What Would Jesus Do?) I couldn’t stop read ...

Local senior learned lesson of giving back early

Great, great granddaughter of a Placerville hanging judge, Paula Leahy is no stranger to the area. Her family goes back to the vigilante days in Placerville where her mother was th ...

Volunteering to help with youth keeps retiree relevant

After nine years volunteering at Boys and Girls Club of Auburn, Steve Cline isn’t ready to hang it up any time soon. After retiring from Hewlett Packard in 2002, Cline sought th ...