budget crisis

How schools operate while belt-tightening

Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series. Recently, the Auburn Journal published editorials calling for education leaders to “step up” to solve the looming budg ...

State: Hey Rocklin, can we get a loan?

The failure of the statewide ballot initiatives designed to shore up the estimated $23.4 billion state budget deficit is now putting the city of Rocklin between a rock and a hard p ...

RUSD holds education budget talk tonight

Rocklin Unified School District is encouraging the community to share their thoughts on educational cuts. Parents, students, teachers and staff are invited to attend the second of ...

RUSD holds community budget talks

Rocklin residents can share their budget concerns at four community forums this month. According to Superintendent Kevin Brown, the forums are scheduled to provide community memb ...

Placer County shuts doors until Tuesday

Placer County offices at its North Auburn administrative center were shut Thursday for the Lincoln’s birthday holiday and its parking lots emptied during the first of a five-day ...

State budget crisis impacts RUSD

A brief history Prior to the historic passage of Proposition 13 thirty years ago, schools were funded by local property taxes. Local school boards established the budget for sc ...