the Gathering Inn

City making a difference in homeless issue, says police chief

Lincoln Police Chief Doug Lee said Wednesday the city is making a difference in the local homeless population with a combined effort from his department, Placer County and a Rosevi ...

Let’s help reduce the homelessness problem in Placer County

When we describe Placer County to our out-of town family and friends, we talk about the scenery, the relatively-affordable cost of living, the good schools, recreational options ...

Leaders talk big-picture of homelessness in South Placer

Between a reduction in homeless veterans and families, a $1-million housing grant from Sutter Health and several affordable housing projects underway, certain aspects of South Plac ...

Make a difference every day

Sometimes, I am introduced to someone who unexpectedly makes me want to be kinder and more community-minded. This Thanksgiving, I’m thankful for meeting Nancy Price.  ...

Three local nonprofit organizations receive city funding

Three local nonprofit organizations will receive a portion of the money they requested from the city of Lincoln after the Lincoln City Council approved the 2016-2017 budget June 28 ...

Council approves city budget

Lincoln has a budget for 2016-2017, which includes the hiring of two more police officers, but approval of the spending plan Tuesday by the City Council was not unanimous and requi ...

Council to consider $79.8M budget Tuesday

A $79.8 million budget will be considered Tuesday night by the Lincoln City Council, with the hiring of additional city staff likely to be the main issue. The proposed budget incl ...

Compositions for a cause: Music for Humanity tuned for 27th year of giving

For the 27th year, musicians will donate their talent and time for a good cause. Music for Humanity is an event that benefits the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet, meals for The Gathe ...

Help homeless as weather changes

My friends appreciate the cooler weather since fall weather appeared about 10 days ago. Residents walking their dogs are no longer confined to the activity in early morning or ear ...

Giving hope to residents

An $80,000 deficit took its toll on The Gathering Inn last summer.  For six weeks, the door to showers, clean clothes and nightly shelter was closed. The community felt the i ...