Education

Nick Pellegrini joins Eagle Scouts rank of Troop 12

Becoming an Eagle Scout benefits Nick Pellegrini, 17, a Del Oro High School senior and the Loomis Union School District.   “"I want to be an Eagle Scout because ...

Traffic safety partners make plea to motorists: ‘Silence the Distraction’

To save lives and educate all motorists within California, especially young drivers, about the dangers of distracted driving, the California Office of Traffic Safety, California Hi ...

Placer County 4H Robotics Team competes in FIRST robotics competition

The competitive Placer County 4H Robotics Team did well in the Sacramento regional FIRST (http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/frc) competition from March 19 to 21.  The l ...

Nonprofit raises funds for seven schools

A handful of residents have raised at least $300,000 for Loomis schools in the last eight years. That’s through the efforts of the nonprofit Loomis Basin Education Foundati ...

Parents protest transfer of school principal

Recently, 35 Loomis parents met to voice concerns about their school principal’s transfer to another school in the Loomis Union School District. Heidi Bunio said she and oth ...

Sheriff’s department hosts “Right Choice” to help students resist drugs

To help teach seventh- and eighth-graders about the dangers of drugs, especially prescription drugs that a deputy said is being used more by youth, the Placer County Sheriff&rsq ...

Penryn students enjoy trip to local quarry

Third-grader Jack Krause enjoyed the Easter egg hunt and the day out in nature as much as any of his classmates. But the Penryn Elementary School student was quick to point out th ...

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. ...