Education

Placer Community Foundation awards scholarships

Two funds at Placer Community Foundation, the Richard and Doris Sayles Family Scholarship Fund and the Larry D. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship Fund, recently awarded scholarships to ...

Muzio off to music camp

Hannah Muzio, a member of Bear River High School’s advanced jazz choir, Jazz Unlimited, was awarded a partial scholarship to Berklee College of Music in Boston for a five-wee ...

Grand jury: More water for Newcastle Elementary

The Placer County Grand Jury has issued its findings on the fire safety situation at Newcastle Elementary School: The school’s fire hydrant system needs more water capacity. ...

Sayles, Mitchell scholarships go to four outstanding students

Two funds at Placer Community Foundation, the Richard and Doris Sayles Family Scholarship Fund and the Larry D. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship Fund, recently awarded scholarships to ...

Sight Word Busters volunteers celebrate students’ reading success

Volunteer tutors in the Sight Word Busters program were recognized recently by Auburn Union School District Superintendent Dr. Laura Grassmann and three local elementary school pri ...

Three Auburn Union board seats up for election this fall

Three of Auburn Union School District’s five board seats are up for election in November, and Interim Superintendent Laura Grassmann wants to hold a workshop to give interest ...

AUSD to weigh budget, strategic plan next week

The Auburn Union School District expects its board to approve two major documents next week – its 2014-15 budget and a three-year strategic plan, revised for the first time i ...

E.V. Cain sweeps top honors in American Legion Auxiliary Americanism Essay Contest

Three seventh-graders from E.V. Cain won the middle school division’s 6th and 7th grade competition in the American Legion Auxiliary Americanism Essay Contest. The topic was ...