E.V. Cain Middle 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 ...

E.V. Cain students jump at chance to break world record

E.V. Cain Middle School students tried Monday to rope themselves a spot in Guinness Book of World Records. The school’s blacktop was packed with more than 700 students hopping, ...

Sac Marathon impresses

I am writing regarding the Sacramento marathon. The marathon was a huge success. I think anyone considering running a marathon should do this one. Everyone who went to go watch w ...

Streetscape begun too late in year

As a resident of Downtown Auburn, I have watched closely as the Downtown Streetscape project has progressed. My family and I are huge fans of the Old State Theater, the shops and t ...

Auburn’s tree a mite puny

Regarding the Christmas tree in Downtown Auburn, I believe that we should have a bigger Christmas tree. For one, a sparkly Christmas tree in the middle of town promotes Christmas s ...

Environment deserves care

Re: “Liberals need to just butt out,” (Reader Input, Dec. 9). The globe is warming. It has been scientifically proven. Whether humans have contributed to this is debatable. ...

Are we powerless to prevent outages?

This is regarding Dec. 8th’s “Auburn: 3,000-plus without power” article. I think PG&E needs to update all of their equipment because when the snow storm hit Auburn the othe ...

$4 babysitters available Sunday

E.V. Cain Middle School students and adult supervisors are offering discounted babysitting for parents who need to finish holiday shopping. Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. parents can drop ...

Placer County schools earn high API scores

Local schools continue to prove their educational prowess, with many scoring above the state’s 741-point average and climbing above the state’s 800-point Academic Performance I ...

Schools continue to assess 49 Fire's impact

Local educators are still waiting to hear from families they believe have been displaced by the 49 Fire. Michele Schuetz, Auburn Union Elementary School District superintendent, s ...