Education

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 ...

West Park High School to alleviate congested district

Shovels hit the dirt last Friday as city leaders, students and parents geared up for the first groundbreaking event at what will be the sixth high school in Roseville on Fiddyment ...

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 ...

Gaines introduces bill to help families save for college

Tuesday was National 529 College Savings Plan Day and Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) is highlighting his Senate Bill 1218, legislation that will help families save money for coll ...

Middle-schoolers encouraged to stay away from drugs

In an effort to keep youth off the streets and away from drugs, the Placer County Sheriff’s Department takes a hands-on approach. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office br ...

Roseville gets new superintendent

The Roseville Joint Union High School District has hired a new superintendent for the district, who has 29 years of education experience. Dr. Denise Herrmann accepted a three-year ...

Whitney students among 16 regional winners in statewide film contest

Directing Change Program & Film Contest announced the regional finalists in the sixth annual student film contest that empowers young people to start important conversations in ...

Startup night at Rocklin Hacker Lab

College Corner is a recurring feature that highlights news and coming events from Placer County’s institutions of higher learning. Tonight, Sierra College with Hacker Lab wi ...

Sierra College VP honored with prestigious award

In spring 2018, the statewide association for California Community Colleges Chief Student Services Officers (CSSOs) initiated a “Distinguished CSSO” award to recognize ...

Many counter protesters defend Rocklin school

Coming from Kansas, the Westboro Baptist Church made their way to Rocklin on May 9 to protest an area school. Rocklin Academy Gateway, an elementary school, came under fire last y ...

Jazz Night is this Saturday

College Corner is a recurring feature that highlights news and coming events from Placer County’s institutions of higher learning. Sierra College presents Jazz Night this Sa ...

Sierra College Dinosaur Day draws thousands

On Sunday afternoon, 2,000-plus guests walked the sidewalks and hallways of Sierra College for the 2018 Dinosaur Days Science Festival.  The event welcomed visitors of all ag ...

Wee One prompts kids to play outside

The City of Roseville creates events to bring residents outside, one of those being Wee One on Wednesdays. The Wednesday morning event allows parents, grandparents or caregivers t ...

Roseville High School students give back

For the last 25 years, Roseville High School students have been helping seniors as part of the R.O.S.E. Program. R.O.S.E. stands for Reaching Out Sharing Experiences and is meant ...