homeless

Remodel nears completion on Lazarus transitional home

Nine young adults spent Thursday morning putting up sheetrock and priming walls as part of a home-remodel project in Roseville. But this isn't just any house. This is a transition ...

Local nonprofits get $10,000 each to help homeless population

Placer Care Coalition distributed $10,000 checks on Monday to four local charities that serve the local homeless population -- What Would Jesus Do?, Lazarus Project, Roseville Home ...

Lyon agents in Roseville distribute 215 coats for people in need

Lyon Real Estate agents, brokers and support staff in Roseville and Rocklin recently distributed more than 200 coats for adults and children in need. They added those jackets to a ...

School bulletin: Oakmont hosts canned food drive

OHS hosts canned food drive Oakmont High School’s Interact Club is hosting a canned food drive through Friday, Dec. 16, to benefit Placer Food Bank. Students should drop off ...

Oakmont collects toiletries for homeless

The Interact Club at Oakmont High School is collecting toiletries for the local homeless population. People can drop off unused, unopened toiletries in a bin at the front office o ...

‘Stand Down’ aids homeless veterans

The inaugural Placer County Veterans Stand Down event runs through Thursday at the Placer County Fairgrounds in Roseville. The free community-based intervention program targets ho ...

‘Stand Down’ provides critical services for Placer County veterans

During war, it’s called a Stand Down, when battle-weary soldiers drop fall from the front lines for food, rest and revival. But now the Stand Down concept is giving veteran ...

Roseville to revitalize downtown with $37 million in projects

Roseville’s downtown will be primed for a renaissance once the economy improves if the city prioritizes redevelopment now, officials say. The Roseville City Council took a m ...

City amends alarm ordinance

Burglary alarms are the third most common type of call received by the Roseville Police Department — and 99 percent of them are false. Last year, officers and dispatchers sp ...

Singers give voice to the homeless

The founder of local choir Reconciliation Singers Voices of Peace is fulfilling her dream — and helping others in the process. Eleven years ago, Julie Adams awoke one mornin ...

Oakmont student raises $3,000 for women’s center

Oakmont High School student Kayla Hust-Dean recently raised $3,000 to help homeless women and children through her nonprofit charity Defying Doubt. She started the group to genera ...

In a recession, a homeless camp comes and goes

Bags of chips and Skittles, a cap gun, toothpaste, a three-person tent, and clothes blanketed by a sleeping bag lie discarded in a field where homeless people recently set up camp. ...

Gathering Inn offers free community health care

The doctor is in. After more than 30 years working as a physician for Kaiser Permanente, Roseville resident Tom Stanko was just getting used to the idea of retirement until he wa ...