cuts

District, teachers reach agreement

Approximately 35 to 40 teachers will be returning to the classroom next year thanks to an agreement with the district and Rocklin Teachers Professional Association. Through a maj ...

Sierra College looks at ways to keep threatened vocational courses

The Sierra College board is asking the school’s administrator to work with automotive, agriculture and construction programs on ways to keep them going in the wake of threatened ...

Trustees hear pleas to save Sierra College vocational programs

ROCKLIN - With the very real prospect of losing Sierra College vocational agriculture, construction and auto programs to budget cuts, speakers were out in full force Tuesday to try ...

Nosedive in revenues has Placer supervisors bracing for spending talks

Placer County staff and supervisors signaled Tuesday that they’re girding for more tough budget decisions spurred by an increasingly smaller revenue stream. With millions in fun ...

School cuts target 29-year-old program

The summer — and winters, springs and autumns — could be getting a lot longer for almost 300 developmentally disabled adults in the Auburn area. The financially strapped Place ...

Decreasing revenues mean cuts to budget

By Gus Thomson Journal Staff Writer Placer County’s flush growth years highlighted by automatic budget increases have hit a roadblock. One of the leaders in population and con ...

Auburn’s Conservation Corps camp dodges cost cuts

The California Conservation Corps’ Auburn facility has survived the budget ax and could thrive with federal recovery funds flowing its way. The future of the state’s 33-year-o ...

Impact small for Auburn in state’s new budget

The state’s recently passed budget that includes cuts to education and social services will not heavily impact Auburn, according to City Manager Bob Richardson. “The level of ...

Cuts could chop Placer County Sheriff’s new helicopter

Grounding the Sheriff’s Department new helicopter, further depleting reserves, and tightening take-home-vehicle policies for law enforcement are among the new options on the tabl ...

Governor’s education cuts not in line with his promises

This past January, when the governor was delivering his State of the State address and singing the praises of public education, the education community was bracing itself for the o ...