Sam LaCara

Janitor who shot principal says he was fired

PLACERVILLE — A Louisiana Schnell Elementary School custodian reportedly confessed Thursday to killing school Principal Sam LaCara. Placerville Police Capt. Mike Scott said John ...

School shooting underlines menace

Nature and life work in strange ways. Sam LaCara, principal at a Placerville elementary school, was shot by the janitor (Journal, Feb. 3). The students that loved this man and oth ...

Locals react to Placerville shooting

News that a school principal was shot and killed in Placerville by a janitor Wednesday morning spread quickly throughout the Auburn area. Louisiana Schnell School Principal Sam LaC ...