homeless

Letter to editor: Nice surprise

On Dec. 8, about 45 teenagers from Weimar Academy arrived at Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Rocklin, at the social hall to sing for a group of homeless people from the Gathering Inn ...

Sierra College students take on homelessness

Sierra College student Chris Felner thought it would be fun to sleep out under the stars on campus. It turned out to be a freezing night in 2009 and he had to figure out how to sha ...

Homeless deserve more year ’round

I think the homeless should get free clothes at the thrift store, free laundry tokens at the local laundromat and free showers at the police station. They should also have a free ...

$1.2 million to fight poverty locally

Help is on the way for the growing problem of homelessness in Placer County. Eight nonprofits serving the region will share $1.2 million in federal stimulus funds over the next tw ...

In the habit of helping

Although Nick Schafer has never been homeless, he wants to do what he can to help those without a permanent shelter. Schafer, a junior at Rocklin High School, started a student Ha ...

Salvation Army cupboards not bare ... yet

Business is booming for Chris Aird. But in his line of work that is not always a good thing. Aird and his wife Lisa are captains of the Salvation Army Church in Roseville and with ...