Placer Adult Literacy Service

Another View: English: A new word added every 98 minutes

George Orwell’s novel “Nineteen Eighty-Four” describes a nightmarish world in which words are systematically removed from dictionaries: Newspeak was designed not to extend bu ...

Program provides literacy, confidence for Placer County adults

The Placer Adult Literacy Service is a free Auburn-based, confidential program that offers one-on-one volunteer coaches for Placer County adults who want to improve their reading s ...

Show support for literacy

One American in five — Americans whose first language is English — cannot read. Sadly, once again local libraries face slashed state funding. Governor (Jerry) Brown’s propose ...