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Land of poor schools, premier prisons

Parents who dream that their child might one day do time in a county jail will be excited to learn that Placer County started construction on a $98 million corrections facility (Jo ...

Speak out for school funding

n my opinion, the existing system for funding California public schools is broken. First, there is no guaranteed minimum level of funding for school districts experiencing declinin ...

Placer County hospitalization for H1N1 rising

Hospitalizations of H1N1 flu patients are up in Placer County as health officials continue a school vaccine program to fight the spread of the disease among the young. A total of ...

Preparations gear up for school year

Local students are in the final stretch of summer as teachers and parents get ready for the return to school. Classes begin at most Auburn-area schools this week, which means the ...

Swine flu confirmed close to Placer County

Swine flu originating in Mexico is now in Placer County’s back yard, with a local teenager testing positive for the disease and his Fair Oaks school closed down Monday by Sacrame ...

Our View: A few words to own as school year starts

A few words about a few words as Auburn schools ready for their heady back-to-school days: Teamwork. Passion. Work. Trust. Success. A majority of students in public schools in th ...

Fifth-graders impressed Auburn Host Lions

Several members of the Auburn Host Lions club recently presented American Flags to fifth-graders in the following schools: Alta Vista, Auburn Elementary, Bowman, Rock Creek, Skyr ...

Principals on the move in Eureka district

Changes at the top are in the offing for three schools in the Eureka Union School District. Two principals are stepping down from their positions, with one of those spots to be fi ...