Education

Placer parent raises privacy fears over Chromebooks in school

Sam Toll, like many fathers, wants to protect his teenage daughter. However, the eminent, perhaps even clichéd threats of her male teenage counterparts, bullies and social p ...

Toast of the Town kicks off new fundraising plan

As their 14th annual Toast of the Town event prepares to entertain a few hundred visitors Saturday evening at the Rocklin Event Center, members of the Rocklin Educational Excellenc ...

Rocklin High brings ‘Ever After’ to the stage

Rocklin High School is striving to wow local audiences with a charming and exciting retelling of the Cinderella story entitled “Ever After.” The production includes a r ...

Sierra College to host ‘Writing from the Heart’ workshop

On Oct. 25 Sierra College will host a workshop headlined by Bud Gardner, who was named the most inspirational writing coach in the nation by the American Association of Journalists ...

Rocklin author to give parenting seminars in Granite Bay

  Rocklin author Peggy Harper Lee will be a featured speaker for St. Joseph Marello Catholic Church in Granite Bay Tuesday, Oct. 21 from 6:30 to 8 p.m., and then again on Wed ...

William Jessup gala a big hit for fundraising

On Saturday, Sept. 20, William Jessup University in Rocklin hosted its Jessup Gala, which marked the college’s 75th anniversary. The special event also reportedly raised near ...

Sierra College Music Department to hold sampler concert

The Sierra College Music Department will hold a sampler concert at 3 p.m. Sept. 28 in Dietrich Theatre, on the college’s Rocklin campus. The program will feature a mix of cl ...

William Jessup rings in 75th anniversary, growth in Rocklin

Nearly 10 years ago the idea seemed preposterous to some – turning a Herman Miller furniture factory location into a vibrant college campus. Officials from William Jessup sa ...

Students evacuate after possible bomb threat at Whitney High

A Placer Herald reporter who arrived at Whitney High School at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday confirmed a large group of police officers and firefighters were converging on the scene after stud ...

Rocklin’s ‘tiny dancer’ chasing dream at UCLA

Even in the midst of twirling, spinning, and leaping, Kyra Mitchell’s movements are on point. “Dance is so inspiring because it allows me to connect with people in a w ...