Education

Training camp not just for athletes

Last week began the dog days of summer and grueling daily practice for the Placer Football teams. Bet you did not know that on the field beside the football team, was the Placer&rs ...

Nov. 4 election candidate filing period starts in Placer County

Colfax resident Debbie Lindh was one of the early visitors to the elections division office on Monday.  A week and two days after retiring from a job running the after-school ...

Columbia State student takes first place in national writing contest

James Pegler, a 2014 Columbia State graduate, won this year’s 2014 National Literary Analysis Writing Contest given by Sigma Kappa Delta, the national English honors society. ...

PFLAG presents scholarships

PFLAG of Greater Placer County and Lavender Friends of Lincoln Hills have awarded scholarships to three outstanding seniors graduating from Placer County high schools. The scholars ...

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 ...