Sam Schug

Q&A: New executive director talks about Placer County Resource Conservation District

  The Journal asked new Placer County Resource Conservation District Executive Director Elisa Noble to provide some perspective on herself and the district. Here are her resp ...

Principals have wishes for measure money

Local principals are hoping to maintain staff and programs if a measure on November’s ballot passes. Measure L is proposed to “preserve reading, math, and science instruction, ...

Auburn Union plans for furlough days

Auburn Union schools are taking a week off in February, but it’s no vacation. District administrators are taking Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger up on his offer, made by way of the 2 ...

Students can opt out of president’s talk

Faced with concerns about potentially censoring the president, the Auburn Union School District has amended its original plan to require a permission slip to view Obama’s speech, ...

Partnership all about boosting fitness

Auburn Elementary students are starting to get some serious workouts. With the help of recently installed equipment, students can now improve their physical fitness by taking the ...

Test scores climb

Placer County schools have proven themselves once again, with many scoring above the state’s 742-point average and coming in above the state’s 800-point Academic Performance In ...

Times to remember

lta Vista School makes for a great history lesson. In one form or another, the Auburn school has been open for about 100 years. “It’s very old,” third-grader Jacob Campbel ...