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Another View: Adult literacy in Placer County
Wednesday May 27 2015
A local business owner in her mid-30s recently contacted the Placer Adult Literacy Service (PALS) requesting tutoring. She did not know how to read and wanted to help her son with ...
Reader Input: The high cost of low literacy skills
Friday May 08 2015
The inability to read is devastating. We humans are defined by language. For those with low reading skills, words — the greatest power on Earth — have little power. Whe ...
Another View: Finding the right bus
Thursday Mar 27 2014
Two big coaches pulled up to the bus stop at the same time. Dozens of people rushed to get on board as busy drivers stacked luggage in the hold. Several destinations were clearly ...
Better to be a ‘nerd’ in school
Friday Dec 30 2011
I think that it’s a real problem in today’s society that parents aren’t supporting their children in school. Children aren’t responsible in school. I think that this is the ...
The brains behind the braun
Saturday Dec 10 2011
ROSEVILLE — For guys like Tanner Huber and Jason Heath, shoulder pads and a helmet are like a second skin. On Thursday night the two Del Oro High seniors were looking sharp, wea ...
Tutoring program offers reading help to Auburn students
Thursday Aug 04 2011
Sight Word Busters program at Rock Creek Elementary School.
Diving into summer reading
Friday Jul 15 2011
Reading’s a lot more fun when nobody tells you that you’ve got to do it. Boys & Girls Club of Auburn members are diving into all sorts of books this summer. It’s not for ext ...
Program provides literacy, confidence for Placer County adults
Friday Apr 15 2011
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 ...
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