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Reader input: Grateful for those doing right thing for others

This morning (Friday) I said goodbye to my daughter, who is a junior at Placer High, feeling guilty that I didn’t make her a sandwich although she assured me she had a bag fu ...

Search for suspect prompts lockdown of Auburn schools

A massive manhunt for a suspected cop killer in Auburn Friday forced the lockdown of all Auburn Union School District schools. Parents were notified with calls as soon as the sch ...

Suspected cop shooter apprehended

A massive manhunt for a suspected cop shooter ended with an arrest today of a man inside a home near Auburn’s Placer High School. The man is suspected of shooting two Placer ...

Lockdown of Colfax schools lifted; no gunman or guns found

COLFAX -- Colfax Elementary and Colfax High School went into lockdown Wednesday afternoon after students reported seeing a gunman coming toward campus. Lt. John Poretti o ...

Reader Input: Was childrens’ safety ignored?

The families of the Loomis Union School District and Del Oro would love to have answers from the school and/or Placer County Sheriff’s Office as to why, in light of recent sc ...

Authorities: San Jose City College on lockdown after report of gunman on campus

  SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say San Jose City College is on lockdown and police are investigating reports of a gunman on campus.   San Jose Ci ...

Dispense love and kindness each day

So, a school-wide lockdown at Placer because someone thought they saw a part of gun in a backpack of someone they couldn’t identify (Journal, Sept. 28)? Perhaps on the heels of t ...

Placer High lockdown ends after school-wide search for alleged gun

Placer High School students are safe after an hour-and-fifteen-minute lockdown shut the school doors while Auburn Police searched for a person who may have had a gun on or around c ...

Placer High runs lockdown drill

Earlier today, Placer High School students experienced what a lockdown would feel like if the need arises. For about 35 minutes the school underwent a lockdown drill, this morning. ...

Placer High participates in lockdown drill Thursday morning

Placer High School students and staff are reportedly headed back to their classrooms after a lockdown drill and evacuation Thursday morning. The drill went into effect shortly afte ...