cuts

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 ...

Sierra College looks at ways to keep threatened vocational courses

The Sierra College board is asking the school’s administrator to work with automotive, agriculture and construction programs on ways to keep them going in the wake of threatened ...

Trustees hear pleas to save Sierra College vocational programs

ROCKLIN - With the very real prospect of losing Sierra College vocational agriculture, construction and auto programs to budget cuts, speakers were out in full force Tuesday to try ...

Rocklin approves police, fire layoffs

Rocklin approved another round of layoffs including police and firefighter paramedics. The Rocklin City Council made the hard choices Saturday during a budget hearing to fill in a ...

More cuts for Rocklin Unified?

With declining revenue and an $8 million deficit within the next two years, the school district is preparing for all options. To prepare for the current school year, Rocklin Unifie ...

City cuts management hours, benefits

Nearly a half dozen management-level city leaders are retiring, but not before the city decided to cut their hours and benefits. Last Tuesday, Rocklin City Council approved new em ...