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Forested counites' education, road monies secure in coming year

Reauthorized legislation will mean at least a year of continued federal funding for education and roads in forested counties. The Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determina ...

Smoke closes several Auburn area schools

Six area schools were closed Monday due to continued concerns about air quality as smoke from the King Fire settled in the skies above Placer County. Officials with the Placer Cou ...

Our View: Supes, schools must take initiative in war on addiction

It’s been nearly two months since “Heroin in the Foothills” ran in this newspaper. And in that two months, the three-part investigative series has drawn some sign ...

Grand jury: More water for Newcastle Elementary

The Placer County Grand Jury has issued its findings on the fire safety situation at Newcastle Elementary School: The school’s fire hydrant system needs more water capacity. ...

Placer schools get $4.1 million in grant money

Placer County Office of Education learned Friday that it and four of its constituent school districts will receive more than $4.1 million among them in June to build career pathway ...

Reader Input: ACA is what keeps children covered

John Manuola states that the Affordable Care Act must go (“ACA crippling many; time for it to go,” Reader Input, May 15). From reading his letter, it is clear that Jo ...

50 regional schools join forces for state grant money

Possibilities are coming into focus for what area schools would do if given a piece of a $250 million pot of grant money set aside by the state for career pathways programs -- and ...

Auburn, Placer Union schools asked to tighten the tap

In an effort to curb the effects of widespread drought, the California Department of General Services has asked schools across the state to cut back on water use. According to a p ...

County picks up CORE Placer's charter

The doors are still open at CORE Placer Charter School in Colfax and will remain so for at least another five years, as long as its administrators meet the terms of the school&rsqu ...

CORE Placer Charter School fighting to stay open

A K-12 charter school in Colfax was turned down when it asked Colfax Elementary School District to renew its charter, and now the school has appealed to the Placer County Office of ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Brewery up and running at Auburn Airport Business Park; Cal Fire adding more firefighters; Charter school renewal denied and military history at Placer High

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: Ready for some craft beer right here in Auburn? Knee Deep Brewing Company, which moved its operations to the Auburn Airport Business Park recently, is ...

Reader input: Give care switch a closer look

Richard Knecht flashed a startling statistic on the screen during his recent presentation to the Auburn Area Democratic Club : “Seventy percent of the people in prison come f ...

Office of Education goes full steam ahead with charter

If contract work and permit applications proceed on schedule, the Placer County Office of Education will open a new charter school in Rocklin this fall. Having already purchased a ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Bad roads in Placer County; smoking ban in local parks?; county office of education meeting; charter school series and state wrestling

  Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what w ...

County Board of Education president suddenly resigns, leaves board

A former top county official has made another quick exit – this time from his elected position with the Placer County school board. Rich Colwell has resigned from the Placer Cou ...