Education

Rocklin High students host children’s holiday shopping event

On Monday night, the Rocklin High School cafeteria will be transformed into a makeshift shopping mall for an annual holiday shopping spree for elementary school students. The scho ...

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 ...

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 ...

80th anniversary of Night of Broken Glass to be commemorated

Nov. 9 to 10, 1938 is remembered as Kristallnacht, or Night of Broken Glass, in Germany. During this time, members of the Nazi party’s Sturmabteilung or Storm Detachment, ca ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

Measure E victory will mark the future of aging Sierra College

With a major decision looming for Placer County, Measure E marks the future of Sierra College’s aging infrastructure. The first bond measure since 1957 remains a major quest ...

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 ...