education

High school district candidate taught at Placer High for 32 years

Charles “Chick” Wallgren, 73, is running for election to the Area 3 seat of the Placer Union High School District board of trustees. He is running against incumbent Carol Hachm ...

$2.5 million in Sierra pay cuts reversed

In an overwhelming show of support, the Sierra College Board of Trustees unanimously voted Tuesday to reverse last year’s controversial pay cuts. The school’s bargaining grou ...

Measure L protects Auburn

I am voting yes on Measure L and urge everyone in Auburn to do the same. The state has recently made huge cuts to local school districts’ budgets. In Auburn, they have cut $2. ...

Education board candidate brings decades of military leadership

Mark Wilder, 43, is running for election to the Area 1 seat of the Placer County Board of Education. He is running against newcomer Desiree Mulsow and incumbent Robert Tomasini. T ...

Education board incumbent has 41 years in education

Robert Tomasini, 73, is running for re-election for the Area 1 seat on the Placer County Board of Education. He is running against newcomers Desiree Mulsow and Mark Wilder. The Ar ...

Candidate brings worldly, teaching experiences

Suzanne Jones, 56, is running for the Area 2 seat for the Placer County Board of Education. She is running against Lorene Euerle and incumbent Trevor Sanders. The Area 2 seat of th ...

Three candidates hope for Board of Education seat

Editor’s note: This is the first of three articles on candidates running for Area 2 of the Placer County Board of Education. Lorene Euerle, 52, is running for the Area 2 seat of ...

Event keeping local waters clean

On Saturday morning local residents can help get trash out of waterways and surrounding areas. The Sierra Nevada Conservancy is hosting its second annual Great Sierra River Cleanu ...

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 ...

Beatles-inspired fundraiser to save musical

They can’t buy love, but can The Beatles buy another year for Rocklin High School’s annual musical? With budget cuts pushing the 13-year tradition closer to extinction, suppor ...