Education

Roseville families prepare their students to do their best in upcoming tests

It’s one thing to talk the talk but it’s a whole ‘nother ball game to walk the walk. So, when Roseville City School District says that we pride ourselves on our c ...

District: Inappropriate behavior, not hazing

A Placer Union High School District investigation found no evidence of hazing involving the Placer High School junior varsity boys basketball team. Instead, what the district desc ...

Placer hazing complaint goes to police

The Auburn Police Department has been brought into an investigation of alleged hazing involving the Placer High School junior varsity boys basketball team. Police Lt. Victor Pecor ...

Del Oro FFA donates to Camp Fire victims

The Camp Fire is one of the most devastating fires in California history. It only took two weeks for it to destroy more structures than California's seven worst wildfires co ...

Fuzzy focus for sobering message

Placer High students are keenly aware of the dangers of impaired driving. In 2016, students at the Auburn school returned from Easter break to mourn the deaths of two freshmen kil ...

Placer Union High School District thanks voters for Measure D

  Thank you to our Placer and Del Oro High School attendance area voters for your overwhelming support of our students and schools with the passage of Measures G and D, the s ...

Open Enrollment/Intradistrict applications accepted in January

Open Enrollment/Intradistrict applications for Placer Union High School District are being accepted between Jan. 7 and Jan. 31. The district’s Open Enrollment/ Intradistrict ...

Del Oro Marching Band has successful 2018 season

  Del Oro High School Marching Band brought home trophies in all categories, including drum major, color guard, showmanship and musicality in fall band competitions.   ...

Thank you for voting in Measure D

When I describe Loomis to friends who have never been there, I say it’s like a college town but with a high school instead. Del Oro and its traditions have been central to ou ...

Placer Nature Center fights eviction

Christian Valley’s Placer Nature Center is digging in to fight an eviction notice from its landlord, the California Conservation Corps. The corps wants the nonprofit environ ...

Lead tests: Final written notice for 11 Placer schools

Placer County Water Agency is sending out final written notices this week to schools that have not yet had their drinking water tested for lead content under a 2017 state law. So ...

Eating right learned at school

More than 25 percent of youth ages 5 to 19 are overweight in Placer and Nevada counties, according to University of California CalFresh Nutrition Education Program, Placer/Nevada c ...

Educating kids on healthy eating

Obesity is not a joke, regardless of what TV sitcoms and movie comedies sometimes portray. For starters, think of TV’s “The Biggest Loser,” “More to Love&r ...

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 ...