Placer County Board of Education

Hart belongs on ed board

I have known Pam Robie Hart for almost 20 years, first as a parent activist then as an active community volunteer. It was Pam’s leadership in promoting literacy which led me to ...

Weaver left great legacy

June 15, the ninth anniversary of the passing of Harold M. Weaver, a long time to be missing that caring, compassionate, capable and community-oriented gentleman. Twenty-five years ...

Our View: Talking about our schools is necessary

If there is something good to come out of the doomsday budget crisis that local schools are mired in, it could be that it has mobilized and united parts of the community. In Nove ...

Our View: When trimming cost, schools are not ‘fat’

Earlier this week the Journal profiled some of the exciting high-tech learning opportunities at Placer Union high schools. Placer High School offers classes in mechatronics and ad ...

Committee to review superintendent’s pay

A new committee is planning to research and review the Placer County superintendent of school’s pay, and could help make decisions about any potential future raises. Thursday ni ...

Discussion could lead to increase in superintendent’s pay

The Placer County Board of Education will discuss raising the superintendent’s pay Thursday night, and some Auburn residents have strong concerns. Superintendent Gayle Garbolin ...

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 ...

Candidate brings lengthy business background

Trevor Sanders, 40, is running for the Area 2 seat of the Placer County Board of Education. Sanders, who is the incumbent for the seat, is running against Lorene Euerle and Suzanne ...