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Shoeless at Sierra: College faces up to student poverty

AUBURN CA - The term ?starving student? is no longer a jokey catch-phrase at Rocklin?s Sierra College. Instead, a major fund-raising drive led by the Sierra College Foundation is ...

Do Maloofs deserve King-sized blame for squelched Sacto arena deal?

AUBURN CA - The Maloof family is being pilloried for getting cold feet on a new downtown Sacramento arena deal that had been reverberating positively through the region for weeks. ...

Returning veterans find support with California Conservation Corps, Sierra College energy tech course

AUBURN CA - Out of the military after serving as medics, ammunition specialists and security forces, a small group of returning troops has found support and training in a new Sierr ...

Fight not over for Placer’s returning veterans

AUBURN CA - When Justin Johnson returned to civilian life after serving in the U.S. Army, he admits that things started to fall apart swiftly and too easily. Johnson was honorably ...

For Sierra College trustee Aaron Klein global adoption issues are personal

AUBURN CA - Through the eyes of Emma Klein, the youngest child there, Thursday’s citizenship ceremony at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services building in Sacramento was ...

Quake danger in Auburn? Placer County has its faults

While Japan reacts to the horrific impact of an earthquake and tsunami, students in Dick Hilton’s earth sciences class at Sierra College’s Rocklin campus have been learning tha ...

Is Auburn moving toward a pro-same-sex marriage stance?

Are Auburn residents’ feelings about gay people shifting in light of the U.S. military's don’t ask don’t tell repeal, the election of Gavin Newsom as deputy governor, a new G ...

Sierra student stabber has Jan. 14 sentencing date for murder attempt

Days after two Sierra College nursing-student “guardian angels” were lauded at a Board of Supervisors meeting for saving his victim’s life, 23-year-old Paul Heintz learned in ...

Sierra student earns Kageta scholarship

Hanamae Richardson, a Sierra College student, was the 2010 recipient of the Koko Kageta Scholarship, presented by the First United Methodist Church of Loomis. Richardson, a graduat ...

SoCal crash with suspected drunken driver takes life of former Auburn resident

Instead of marking Scott Francis Farinha’s 46th birthday this week, a well-known Auburn-area family is mourning his death in a San Bernardino County crash involving a drunken dri ...

Slimmed-down Sierra College ag, auto, construction programs back on

Three threatened vocational courses at Sierra College are off the chopping block for now. The Sierra College board approved limited continuation of vocational automotive, agricult ...

Sierra College on solar power quest for Rocklin, Grass Valley campuses

Sierra College is planning a major move into solar power at its Rocklin and Grass Valley campuses. With plans for ground-mounted solar cells in parking lots and others on buildin ...

Sierra College looks at ways to keep threatened vocational courses

The Sierra College board is asking the school’s administrator to work with automotive, agriculture and construction programs on ways to keep them going in the wake of threatened ...

Trustees hear pleas to save Sierra College vocational programs

ROCKLIN - With the very real prospect of losing Sierra College vocational agriculture, construction and auto programs to budget cuts, speakers were out in full force Tuesday to try ...

Sierra College budget cut hearing could decide fate of men's water polo, other sports, programs

While Sierra College’s highly touted football program will continue on, several smaller programs are on the verge of being slashed because of financial concerns. On the athletic ...