Skyridge

Reader Input: All efforts admirable

What I witnessed yesterday in Auburn will be etched in my memory for the rest of my life, and will make me forever grateful and full of admiration for law enforcement. I was play ...

My encounter with a shooting suspect

On Friday, October 24, my son, dog Kipper, a Golden Retriever, and I took a walk at noon on the canal trail that I walk with Kipper several times a week. This trail runs along the ...

Arrest in Auburn, Sacramento shootings that leave two peace officers dead

Saturday Update: A procession of public safety vehicles is escorting the body of Placer County Sheriff's Office Detecitve Mchael David Davis Jr. from the Sacramento County ...

Factory in Auburn suburb vacant, surrounded by homes

  Take a turn on the quiet suburban Auburn side street of Herrington Drive and you’re suddenly staring at an oddity among the houses. Tucked away on about 2 acres of l ...

Reader Input: Schuetz leaves a vital legacy

As yet the public does not know the details of the departure of Michele Schuetz as superintendent of the Auburn Union School District (“Auburn Union superintendent resigns,&r ...

End of an era at Auburn’s Skyridge School

The retirements of Skyridge Elementary School kindergarten teachers Barbara Hackett and Jan Hyatt closes a chapter on more than 60 years of combined teaching experience. Their las ...

Mediocrity in the classroom

In an ideal world, your child would be in a class with his peers studying at a tinge above their grade level. However, I feel as if there is a great and growing disparity among ch ...

Our View: Charter school trend doesn’t add up

One of the hottest local trends seems to be getting your child into a charter school. Auburn Union School District and the Placer County Office of Education are both on track to op ...

Great to be a public employee

In the article concerning (educators’) retirement income (Journal, Sept. 13), you say that Joy Hauser taught at Skyridge for 16 years and had a total of 25 working years for the ...

Schools lacking arts education

Fine arts should be a part of every student’s education. Lately, Auburn Union School District has cut down the fine arts. Year by year there are fewer music, drama and art classe ...