Homeless

Placer County hires San Antonio expert for homeless study

Looking for answers to the continuing problem of homelessness, Placer County is mounting a $49,500       study to examine current needs and possible f ...

Supes tweak Placer’s guidelines for transitional homeless housing

  Placer County supervisors have agreed to language revisions to ensure that changes made three years ago under state Senate Bill 2 on transitional and supportive housing con ...

Freeze leaves some of Auburn’s homeless out in cold

 With sub-freezing temperatures in the forecast this week, homeless woman Rosie Ray slept outside Monday night and expected to do the same Tuesday. “The cold just hit,& ...

Free North Auburn medical clinic ready to open

A free medical clinic in North Auburn is ready to open Tuesday to help the needy. The opening is to take place two months after the Auburn Seventh-day Adventist Church delayed the ...

Homeless shelter on Auburn giant statue property loses steam

The idea of a homeless-shelter zoning designation on land now occupied by Auburn’s famous giant statues fizzled Tuesday in front of the city’s Planning Commission. Ins ...

Auburn’s homeless have a voice in new book

Going in, Auburn attorney Bob Litchfield was expecting to interview perhaps half  a dozen members of the area’s homeless community and then move on. The initial intervi ...

Auburn homeless shelter could share space with giant statues

The Auburn City Council has identified properties off Palm Avenue and Auburn Ravine Road, most prominently occupied by giant statues and a discount grocery store, that they believe ...

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 ...

Society helps homeless daily

   I just finished reading (Carol Feineman’s Dec. 20 column, page A4, “Let’s help our homeless residents, not ignore them”) about helping the hom ...

Let's help our homeless residents, not ignore them

Invisible residents. That’s what the homeless are to most of us. I pass a few every day as I walk downtown and I see them at night as they walk, with all their possession ...