Chana High School

Class of 2014: Chana High School student overcomes grief to graduate

When 18-year-old Malinnah Clyde walks up to receive her high school diploma Friday, it will mark a bittersweet triumph over adversity. This past April, she lost her beloved &ldquo ...

Alta Vista school gets the Lions share

The Auburn Host Lions are on the move again, this time with a new project focused on providing students at Alta Vista Community Charter elementary school with a pathway to nature t ...

Man arrested in motorcycle theft after chase

An Auburn man was arrested Monday after allegedly fleeing from Placer County sheriff’s deputies on a stolen motorcycle. Daniel Joseph Hubanks, 33, was riding a dirt bike wit ...

Chana High School garden a fertile ground for educational fun

Chana High School’s garden students have seen harvest season before – a time when months or years of hard work and careful planning pay off. As students have started t ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Two local fire districts to share one chief; High school garden bears fall pumpkins for fellow students and trick-or-treat safety this Halloween

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: Penryn’s fire chief will now be splitting his duties as he will be working with the Newcastle Fire Protection District. Reporter Andrew Westrope ...

Dutiful senior pulls through Chana High School’s continuation program

He had as good a reason as any to not finish his high school diploma, but for 19-year-old Shane Clement, there would be no excuses. Originally from Martinez, Clement moved around ...

Community Portrait: Artist captures the true beauty of Placer County produce

Auburn’s Paula Amerine is blessed, and she’s appreciative and grateful. Amerine is an artist, a fine arts painter and she has found a personal and professional niche. She’s i ...

New nutritional guidelines bring more vegetables, potential for waste

Under a clear sky and blazing sun, Tristen Huff, a junior, picked plump, yellow pear tomatoes from the garden at Chana High School on Wednesday. A few lush, green rows over, Devon ...

Soroptimists help Chana High students learn job-readiness skills

Soroptimist International of the American River completed it first Job Readiness Program, which was developed as its own signature community project specifically for girls attendin ...

Chana grad impresses

It was heartening to read the story of Jessica Hammitt’s triumph over adversity (Journal, June 3-4). At the June 2 Chana High graduation, the Auburn Area Democratic Club awarded ...

Chana student takes responsibility during family tragedies

Jessica “Shiley” Hammitt believes when you are faced with adversity you have to be willing to step up to the game. Hammitt, 17, was scheduled to graduate from Chana High Schoo ...

High school from home

A new program at Maidu High School in Auburn offers students an option to go to class without coming to school. This year the school, which gives high schoolers a variety of indep ...

Car wash Saturday at Chana to aid family of drowning victim Noe Rodriquez

A car-wash fundraiser to help defray funeral costs for the family of American River drowning victim Noe Antonio Rodriguez will be held Saturday. Rodriquez, 21, was swept underwate ...

School board examine senior project's validity

The senior project problem What to do about senior projects? That’s the question the Placer Union High School District board of trustees has been asking themselves for about two ...

Four Auburn teens in jail for home break-in

Four Auburn juveniles are in custody after allegedly breaking into a Garden Valley home with guns and assaulting the resident inside. On Friday, authorities revealed that three m ...