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Community Portrait: Artist captures the true beauty of Placer County produce
Thursday Oct 11 2012
Auburn’s Paula Amerine is blessed, and she’s appreciative and grateful. Amerine is an artist, a fine arts painter and she has found a personal and professional niche. She’s i ...
Adult school’s fall catalog offers courses that enrich and educate
Tuesday Aug 28 2012
Placer School for Adults’ fall catalog brings back many returning favorites and plenty of new selections. “I think Placer School for Adults is in a good place right now, but ...
New adult school principal seeks to fill community learning needs
Friday Aug 17 2012
A new principal is at the helm as Placer School for Adults moves into the fall semester. Bill Bettencourt has replaced Judy McCoy.Bettencourt has worked in adult education for 24 y ...
Internet can harbor a tangled web of trouble
Thursday Jun 07 2012
In a down real estate market filled with short sales that can be anything but short, Susan Hamilton didn’t need anything to slow down negotiations. But the Auburn real estate ...
Knitters create replicas of all the presidents
Friday Apr 27 2012
A group of knitters has been hard at work stitching together facts about each American president, resulting in small, detailed miniatures of 44 presidents – and Mitt Romney, ...
New classes spring up for adults
Thursday Feb 02 2012
The Placer School for Adults is rolling out its spring classes. The hands-on learning experiences feature courses across the spectrum — from raising baby chickens to home organ ...
Inmate offers ways to improve
Thursday Oct 20 2011
I’m currently an inmate at PCSO, and therefore have a pointed interest in the new laws effective Oct. 1 and any subsequent proposed changes in sentencing. In 2007 I was a student ...
Colfax resident turns life around with GED after 27 years
Friday Sep 23 2011
A Colfax resident says the best way to turn your life around is just ask for help and know that you can always achieve your dreams. Robyn Bloxham, 45, grew up in the Bay Area and ...
Keeping your brain fresh at any age
Friday Mar 18 2011
Learning something new is an adventure, no matter what the age. Two regional programs cater to older students who want to return to the classroom. The Osher Lifelong Learning Inst ...
Our View: When trimming cost, schools are not ‘fat’
Thursday Feb 17 2011
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 ...
Adult school prepares fun and education for spring
Friday Jan 14 2011
The Placer School for Adults is ready for the spring, with a plethora of new classes and opportunities for the local community. Judy McCoy, principal of Placer School for Adults, ...
Facebook offers opportunities for Auburnites
Wednesday Nov 10 2010
When you get a free moment, do you reach for your cell phone or computer to check your Facebook page? You are not alone. Local community members use the site for a variety of reaso ...
Placer School for Adults preps for fall semester
Friday Aug 20 2010
Kids aren’t the only ones heading back to school. The Placer School for Adults recently distributed its Fall 2010 catalog, and copies are popping up all over town, including Pla ...
Our View: Auburn Union must keep its eye on finances over long-term
Tuesday May 18 2010
When mediation begins in the impasse between the Auburn Union Elementary School District and its teachers’ union, a central theme will be whether district administrators are savi ...
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