Education

District speaks out on Google Chromebook controversy

Following a series of emails and other extended communications with Placer Union High School District staff, parent Sam Toll of Loomis was given an opportunity to speak before the ...

Jessup to host Fall Preview Day

As William Jessup University continues to report record breaking enrollment numbers, the campus plans to open its doors to potential students during its fall Preview Day on Friday, ...

Vet on the mend: Rocklin student fights to comeback from Army injury

When Melanie Turner saw a live grenade rolling toward her, she fought through the fear to make time stand still for an instant — and in the milliseconds that followed she mad ...

Retired Rocklin teacher spurs donation blitz in wake of Boles Fire

Weed, California is more than just a lumber town in the shadow of Mount Shasta; or the setting for John Steinbeck’s 1937 literary masterpiece, “Of Mice and Men” & ...

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 ...