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,& ...

Homeless but hopeful

Mark Hegel has been a guest of the Gathering Inn since he was laid off in 2009 from the technical imaging field.   Hegel spends his time at the Gathering Inn during ...

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 ...

Salvation Army in Roseville re-evaluating services

The Salvation Army Roseville Corps has discontinued its shower service for homeless people until further notice as the group re-evaluates how to make the best use of its resources, ...

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 ...