Education

Two local organizations earn awards

Kim Strong and her restaurant, Kim’s Country Kitchen; and the Lincoln High School’s agricultural department received awards March 18 at the 24th annual Placer County ...

New Del Oro Aquatic Center needs $100,000 to break ground

Know and Go: The next Del Oro Aquatic Center fundraiser will be a rock concert at the Blue Goose on Saturday, May 2 with Stronghold. The band will perform songs by Foo Fighters, ...

Roseville Barnes & Noble hosts book fair to benefit Placer Area Reading Council

To help raise funds for its efforts in promoting literacy, Placer Area Reading Council is working with Barnes & Noble Booksellers by hosting a Bookfair at the Roseville store a ...

H. Clarke Powers students raise $1,700 for cancer patients

Twenty student council members from H. Clarke Powers Elementary School had a great idea for raising money for children with blood cancer. For a month, they planned the fundraiser. ...

No “King of the Nerds” title for Bear River grad

It was close but no crown for “King of the Nerds” reality TV game show contestant Kaitlin Spak. The 2005 Bear River High School grad’s rise through the ranks on ...

H. Clarke Powers’ fifth-grade Loomis Community Horse Event Saturday at Loomis Grammar School

  H. Clarke Powers’ fifth-grade Loomis Community Horse Event is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 14 at Loomis Grammar School. The school is on the corner of Taylo ...

Saving our library system – our vision for the future

I hope that many of you reading this have had the opportunity to visit a Placer County Library recently to borrow a book, DVD, book on CD, music CD, use a computer, attend a progra ...

Del Oro High School Band to host performance competition Friday

Flashy costumes and precision ...

Q&A: Top Auburn Union School District educator continues to learn

Superintendent of the Auburn Union School District for almost a year, Laura Grassmann oversees operations for about 2,100 students over four elementary schools – Rock Creek, ...

Bear River High grad competes on “King of the Nerds” reality TV show

Bear River High School grad Kaitlin Spak has proven her nerdiness on the TBS reality series “King of the Nerds,” surviving several rounds of competition. Spak, 26, sta ...