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Sierra College students march on state Capitol

Rainy weather didn’t stop students’ voices from being heard at the State Capitol Monday. Thousands of students, teachers and supporters rallied together in Sacramento to prote ...

Sierra College finds millions in unanticipated dollars

Higher revenue and less spending led to millions of unanticipated dollars in Sierra College’s coffers this year. Reeling by unexpected changes to the Sierra College operating bu ...

Beatles-inspired fundraiser to save musical

They can’t buy love, but can The Beatles buy another year for Rocklin High School’s annual musical? With budget cuts pushing the 13-year tradition closer to extinction, suppor ...

District, teachers reach agreement

Approximately 35 to 40 teachers will be returning to the classroom next year thanks to an agreement with the district and Rocklin Teachers Professional Association. Through a maj ...

More layoffs on horizon?

The city of Rocklin moved closer to layoffs Saturday after directing staff during a public budget hearing to finalize the new fiscal budget with millions of dollars in cuts. As t ...

Rocklin Unified to cut more than 50 teachers

A total of 76 final reductions of force notices will go out to teachers on or before May 15. The notices represent more than 50 full-time teachers within the district. Almost hal ...

District leaders to take pay cuts

District superintendents and administrators stepped up to the plate with agreements to trim their salaries next year in an effort to help with the $8 million deficit. Rocklin Uni ...

Rocklin officer sniffing out way to save K9 from the budget axe

Last Friday Rocklin Police K9’s Zeus and Diva put on a show for about 60 Ruhkala Elementary School children but budget cuts could soon break up the doggie duo. “The dog ...

Volunteering for safer streets in Rocklin

Over the last eight years, the ever growing corps of volunteers has been the eyes and ears of the Rocklin Police Department at the front desk and out in the community. Now, with ...

District staff to be cut?

If the Rocklin Unified School District’s worst-case scenario becomes reality, the district will be much thinner. Approximately 100 instructional aides are on the chopping block ...

Music should not be cut

I am a student currently in my fifth year of music education since I started taking lessons at my old elementary school in the Rocklin Unified School District. It made me feel sa ...

Rocklin Unified approves 76 pink slips

Rocklin Unified School District trustees have approved pink slips for approximately 76 full-time equivalent certificated employees for the 2010-11 school year to help make up for t ...

Police: Cuts will increase accidents

With the Rocklin Police Department budget under siege by the recession, Chief Mark Siemens now wonders what affect it will have on public safety. “We’re reducing our capacity ...

Clearly other factors to cuts

During the Sierra College board of trustees meeting recently, I was dismayed to learn that during a period of increasing revenues, Sierra College administrators were beginning to s ...

More cuts, layoffs coming?

Facing an $8 million deficit for next year, Rocklin Unified is weighing the options. Similar to the process Rocklin Unified School District went though last year to make up for t ...