Education

Proceeds benefit veterans to attain debt-free higher education

  William Jessup University hosts its fourth annual Veterans Honor Run at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, paying homage to fallen veteran Victor Dew of Granite Bay. Proceeds from the ru ...

School bus crashes after wild ride through Auburn yards, fences

A child on her way to school and a school bus driver were sent on a wild ride in North Auburn when the driver blacked out and the bus went off Bell Road on a slow-motion downhill d ...

William Jessup University again ranks among U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges

    William Jessup University, a residential four-year private university in Rocklin, ranked second in the Regional Colleges West category; second in the Best Colleges ...

Loomis preschool celebrates 30 years

Three decades of educating and caring for Loomis-area children… Penryn Oaks Preschool and Daycare owner Lily Gallagher opened her Loomis preschool after running an Elk Grov ...

Rocklin has only contested school board race

Rocklin voters will cast ballots in the only contested school board race in South Placer County come November, with five candidates running for three seats on the panel. Rocklin U ...

Rocklin teachers strike still looming

“One percent can’t pay the bills” was the sentiment (and a sign) Wednesday as more than 100 parents took to the streets at nearly every Rocklin elementary school ...

William Jessup rolls out red carpet for new students

  The first day on a college campus can be an intimidating one for most incoming freshmen. Setting up the dorm room, trying to make new friends, learning the campus layout, ...

Free and reduced-price meals for upcoming school year

Placer Union High School District along with Ackerman Elementary, Auburn Union Elementary, Colfax Elementary, Loomis Union, Newcastle Elementary, and Placer Hills Union School Dist ...

Sierra College offers free tuition for first year

Rocklin – To help reduce the financial burden that college can place on students, Sierra College has implemented an initiative that provides free tuition for the first full y ...

Visit today’s fair’s ag kids, our future

This Thursday kicks off the 81st annual Placer County Fair and many visitors will head directly to the carnival’s roller coaster, the food areas or to see Arden Park Roots at ...

Schools out for summer!

School is out for summer and kids are ready to enjoy their time off with their friends, family or on their own, there are many options to choose from. Aside from summer camp, here ...

Measure E barely retains 55 percent it needs to pass

When Sierra College opened its doors in 1961, only 1,500 students took courses there. Now, more than 20,000 students attend the junior college every semester.  No bonds had b ...

Pola Kalchenko recognized by Placer County Office of Education

Pola Kalchenko, a Penryn Elementary School custodian, was recognized May 23 by the Placer County Office of Education. Kalchenko was named Classified Employee of the Year for the m ...

Donna Silva named state, county classified employee of the year

LOOMIS  - Loomis native Donna Silva, who some call a fixture at Del Oro High School, was recognized twice in May as the classified employee of the year for both Placer County ...

Congratulations, Del Oro High graduates

Weather was not a factor Saturday at Del Oro High School’s 57th commencement ceremony, with clouds and a slight breeze instead of a torrential downpour or temperatures approa ...