Education

Hacking Rocklin

So what is a “hacker lab”? Do you imagine a dark, seedy looking place with pasty looking web developers staring at monitors? When someone says hacker, do you reach for ...

‘Fiddler on the Roof’ opens at Woodcreek High

Woodcreek High School Musical Theatre presents “Fiddler on the Roof” for six performances. “Fiddler on the Roof” is based on the beloved story of the small ...

Placer’s KidsFirst claims second in 2018 Fast Pitch

Senior Program Manager Mike Mason represented KidsFirst at Sacramento’s Social Venture Partners 2018 Fast Pitch. With three months of hard work alongside the guidance of his ...

Oakmont student steps up and shaves it off for St. Baldricks

One brave 15-year-old decided to shave her head in front of her entire school to raise money to end childhood cancer. Oakmont High School freshman Zoe San Miguel took the plunge d ...

‘Recollections and Ruminations’ display at Ridley Gallery

College Corner is a recurring feature that highlights news and coming events from Placer County’s institutions of higher learning. The Sierra College Ridley Gallery is curre ...

Science Saturday

This Saturday, the Sierra College Natural History Museum will have its Free First Saturday. The theme for April is “The Villainous ‘V’s,” which will featu ...

Sierra College 'Love Your Body' week

College Corner is a recurring feature that highlights news and coming events from Placer County’s institutions of higher learning. Sierra College wants to celebrate diversit ...

Residents upset over fate of Dry Creek

Old classmates, teachers and community members came together to discuss the fate of Dry Creek Elementary School. At a school district board meeting on March 15 the school board de ...

Native American Film Night

College Corner is a recurring feature that highlights news and coming events from Placer County’s institutions of higher learning. A film that looks into a word used daily t ...

Shooting threat results in Roseville HS lockdown

Roseville High School was placed on lockdown Wednesday morning after a student overheard a conversation where a gun was mentioned, according to the Roseville Police Department. Th ...

Let's together end human trafficking

Human trafficking is a problem in Placer County. That was the name of our four-part human trafficking series that ends today and we learned that it’s a bigger problem than w ...

Discussing school safety in Placer County

In the days and weeks after the February shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, I heard from many people in our community – including school district pa ...

No merger for Eureka Union School District, Granite Bay schools

Eureka Union School District will not move forward on an idea to merge Oakhills and Ridgeview elementary schools, Superintendent Tom Janis told a packed room at Tuesday’s boa ...

Roseville, Granite Bay students stand for school safety

Joining high schoolers across the country, hundreds of high schoolers in Roseville stepped away from their desks at 10 a.m. Wednesday. The student-led protest, part of the #Enough ...

County agencies address campus gun violence

On March 8, nearly a month after a school shooting killed 17 in Parkland, Florida, hundreds of Placer County residents watched each victim’s face appear on a screen over 3,00 ...