Education

Placer High School fire evacuates hundreds of students

A fire in a Placer High School classroom today led to the safe evacuation of hundreds of students before it was put out. The fire was initially reported in an upper campus classro ...

Jessup hosts potential students for Preview Day

William Jessup University’s recent Spring Preview Day brought more than 200 students and parents to find out what a typical day is like at the growing campus. The event featu ...

Rocklin PD, Sierra College host catalytic converter event

Catalytic converters are a hot commodity for thieves because of their availability, value, relative ease to steal and lack of identifiable markings. The lack of identification make ...

Hometown News: ASU announces fall 2013 Dean's List

The following Rocklin students were named to Dean's List at Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz. Katie Fontes, Haley Homan, Bryce Mckernan, Taylor Orourke, Katelyn Taylor, ...

Help Placer Kids become star readers

Residents can help Placer County kids reach for the stars by participating in United Way California Capital Region’s third annual STAR Readers Book Drive March 2 through 21. ...

Twin Oaks student faces lifelong chemo

The ability to plan can make all the difference in a child’s life, and it’s one that Emily Cook acquired at age 6, after a pivotal diagnosis. Since then she has also le ...

Placer County STEM Expo reinvents ‘science fair’

When he set up the first the Placer County STEM Expo in 2011, Executive Director Eric Bull, an associate professor at William Jessup University, hoped it would be an antidote to th ...

Learn how to sell your writing

Bud Gardner, co-author of “Chicken Soup for the Writer’s Soul,” will hold a workshop, “Advanced Techniques for the Selling Writer,” March 22 at Sierra ...

Hometown News: Rocklin native earns prestigious scholarship

National Panhellenic Conference (NPC), one of the largest premier advocacy organizations for women and the sorority experience, has announced it has awarded $4,000 in scholarship m ...

Students speak on importance of community service

High school students statewide complete in the 77th annual Lions Club Student Speaker Contest. Rocklin High School freshman Sehyeon Park will advance from club-level winner to the ...