budget cuts

High school district facing millions in cuts

The Placer Union High School District is facing a potential $4.5 million in cuts over the next three years. Like the Auburn Union School District, the high school district’s pot ...

Teaching positions, school days face cuts?

Colfax Elementary School board members spent three hours Monday night trying to cut $464,055 from the 2011-2012 budget. Board members reviewed a list of more than 30 possible red ...

Don’t cut public safety, education first

Why is it that politicians continually add new programs, new systems, new offices, new bureaucracies, all staffed and housed, yet when a budget crisis comes, we are told that the f ...

PE helps more than the body

Physical education teacher Chelsea Dandini is full of enthusiasm and creativity and is a great gift to the students of the Auburn Union School District. In times of severe budget ...

Parents step up to save school programs

Loomis Union School District families are concerned about budget cuts and have decided to take action. They are raising money to save programs that the state can no longer afford ...

A sea of pink slips

The delivery of pink slips by Auburn-area school districts has parents, teachers and students nervous about the future of education. Dave Horsey, superintendent of Placer Union Hi ...

School board makes budget cuts

The Colfax Elementary School District Board of Trustees approved more than $96,000 in cuts to the district’s budget on Monday night. Teachers, administrators and classified sta ...

Sierra College budget cut hearing could decide fate of men's water polo, other sports, programs

While Sierra College’s highly touted football program will continue on, several smaller programs are on the verge of being slashed because of financial concerns. On the athletic ...

Auburn school year getting too brief

Due to budget cuts, the Auburn Union School District has decided to cut a week out of the school year (Journal, Nov. 22, “Schools facing money crunch”). I believe this is absur ...

Domestic violence on rise

In 2000, intimate partner homicides accounted for 33.5 percent of the murder of women. Almost 10 million children witness domestic violence each year, which does not include unre ...