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Homeless in South Placer an ongoing issue

South Placer communities are dealing with the homeless and the related issues on a nearly daily basis and local agencies are looking to the public for help with possible solutions. ...

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 ...

Homelessness in South Placer subject of Aug. 16 meeting

Placer County residents have a chance to weigh in on a complicated and emotional issue Aug. 16 when the county department of Health and Human Services holds a meeting in Roseville ...

Q&A: Local author Bill Boudier talks Roseville homeless history, new book

Bill Boudier has seen a lot regarding homelessness and Roseville’s response to it over the years. Boudier, 76, helped found St. Vincent de Paul of Roseville in 1983 and orga ...

Roseville homeless count estimates 250-300

Every two years, local officials attempt to make contact with every homeless person in Roseville as part of a national count that determines funding for shelters. This year, offic ...

Realtors collecting coats for charity

Throughout the month of October, Lyon Real Estate in Roseville will hold its sixth annual coat drive, collecting new or reusable coats for The Gathering Inn and Excel Roseville (fo ...

Placer County out in front of Auburn, Roseville storm-shelter needs

Auburn’s most storm-vulnerable residents are finding shelter from Placer County, the American Red Cross and The Gathering Inn. Storm-specific emergency shelters are being op ...

Placer County homeless shelter overflowing

A Roseville-based homeless shelter is reporting unseasonably high demand for beds this summer, turning away more than a dozen people some nights and anticipating even higher demand ...

Reader Input: Community opens doors at shelter

For six weeks last summer, the door to showers, clean clothes and nightly shelter was closed at The Gathering Inn. Hospitals experienced an increase of emergency room visits, polic ...

Gathering Inn board member to be featured in service video

David Larson has served for less than a year as a board member for The Gathering Inn, but in that time has proven himself as an advocate for the homeless, according to Executive Di ...

Another View: The giving season is upon us

This time of year our phones at the Gathering Inn are ringing off the hook with requests to help feed the homeless. It is so wonderful to live in a community that cares so much ab ...

La-Z-Boy donates to The Gathering Inn

La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries today announced it was donating $3,000 to The Gathering Inn homeless shelter as a result of a promotion at the Roseville store. During October, a port ...

Roseville students jingle all the way

An eighth grade boy known for his speed raced down the track by Cirby Creek near Eich Intermediate School on Friday, determined to finish first. Logan Taggert met his goal, once a ...

School bulletin: Vote and help a Roseville school earn eBooks

Vote and help school earn eBooks Local mom and author Genny Heikka’s stories could mean an entire library of free eBooks for Diamond Creek Elementary School in Roseville. Tw ...

Youth orchestra plays for a cause

Placer County Youth Orchestra’s conductor Wayland Whitney taps his baton on his music stand to quiet the musicians and get their attention. “I think we’re playin ...