Education

Tenuous future of books highlights Sierra College event

The clash of tradition and technology drew a crowd to Sierra College Friday night, with locals contemplating whether their love for the printed word will eventually be sucked into ...

Rocklin event ponders future of the book

“Are Books Dead?” Sierra College plans to put the question to the public on March 6 with its upcoming illustrated lecture-discussion, hosted by award-winning Berkeley p ...

South Placer CASA mentor, youth develop special bond

Editor’s Note: Some children in this story are referred to by their first names only, due to privacy concerns and the nature of the Court Appointed Special Advocates program. ...

Roseville High wins county academic decathlon for 3rd year in a row

For the third consecutive year, a team of Roseville High School students won top honors Feb. 12 at the annual Placer County Academic Decathlon. Sponsored and organized by the Plac ...

Google Fest highlights a year of tech advancement for Roseville High

Two weekends ago, Roseville High School hosted the Roseville Google Summit, an event similar to the Google Festival it hosted almost exactly a year before. Like last year’s ...

Upcoming Rocklin ‘birder’ event isn’t for the birds

“Birders” in Rocklin will have their day on Friday, Feb. 20 when the Sierra College Natural History Museum hosts its presentation, “How to Spy on Your Feathered F ...

Warwick University moving forward on Placer County campus

England’s University of Warwick has taken the first official step to establish a campus in Placer County, west of Roseville. Plans announced Thursday by the school call for ...

England’s Warwick University moving on Placer County campus

England’s University of Warwick has taken the first official step to establish a campus in Placer County, near Roseville. Plans announced today by the school call for a phas ...

Granite Bay instructor named California’s ‘Outstanding History Teacher’

Granite Bay High School teacher Brandon Dell’Orto beat out dozens of his colleagues from around the state this month to receive California’s Outstanding History Teacher ...

Parents, PTA help bring music back to Roseville elementary students

It’s after school hours at Heritage Oaks Elementary in Roseville when a 10-year-old girl holds up a small baggie with a toothbrush and paste inside, announcing, “I just ...