Del Oro High School

There’s a method to schools’ pink slip madness

Over the next two months Placer County school districts will play an elaborate game of teacher musical chairs. The factors at work are the state budget, enrollment and teacher se ...

Lions provide 'desktop desk' for special needs students

The Auburn Host Lions Club and the 49er Lions Club have made schoolwork a little easier for students in the Functional Skills and Independent Living Skills programs at Placer and D ...

Train for success this spring

A new training program at Placer Adult School takes participants from basic digital photography through building their own Web site. “It addresses personal and business needs to ...

Let Del Oro basketball phenom play

Thank you, California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Sac-Joaquin section. First you mess with Placer High foster student Dalton Dyer, requiring the courts to intervene in the nam ...

2004: Year of the 'wardrobe malfunction,' presidential election, lethal tsunamis and Auburn loses soldiers in Iraq

A look back at the aughts Editor’s note: The Journal shares some notable events that occurred in the last decade of Auburn’s history. 2004 gave us the trivial magnified lar ...

‘Fairies’ endow local youth arts

On Dec. 18, Morgan Baldridge, a student at Skyridge Elementary School, wrote to the Journal noting that fine arts are essential to education by allowing students to experiment, by ...

Eagles edged in key SFL showdown

Del Oro High missed a prime opportunity to distance itself from Roseville in the Sierra Foothill League boys soccer standings Tuesday afternoon in Loomis. The Tigers rallied for tw ...

ID released of fatal crash victim

The female driver of a late-model Toyota Highlander who died at the scene of a solo vehicle accident was identified Tuesday. The accident occurred at about 1:15 p.m. Monday on Ro ...

Body in park was Del Oro grad, 21

Friends and family of 21-year-old Alyse Rachelle Conk, whose body was found on Wednesday morning in Loomis Basin Community Park, remember her happiness as infectious. “When she ...

Information sought on woman’s death

Officials are seeking information about woman’s body that was possibly dumped at a Loomis school July 3. The body of Charsha Rene Smith was found about 10 feet from Boyington Ro ...

Witten claims singles crown

LOOMIS — After not dropping a set on the way to the finals of the Recoating West Inc. USTA Men’s Professional Tennis Tournament, Jesse Witten came dangerously close to losing t ...

Surf’s up Saturday for Pyronaut party

You wouldn’t think the switch from grunge to surf music would be a natural progression. After all, it’s not as simple as replacing your ripped jeans with board shorts. But it ...

Thousands cheer for Del Oro ceremony

LOOMIS — Threats of rain Saturday morning couldn’t keep family and friends away from Del Oro High School graduation ceremonies, held outdoors at Golden Eagle Stadium in Loomis. ...

Del Oro teens spend year documenting K-9 unit

For one year, two Del Oro High School seniors spent their time chasing after dogs. Keaton Bass and Austin Duncan dedicated their senior project to documenting the Placer County S ...

Del Oro teen charged with intoxication while at school

An intoxicated student at Del Oro High School serves as a cautionary story about why not to drink and go to class. A 15-year-old female was reported intoxicated and vomiting in th ...