Education

Fifth Quarter to build community while promoting substance-free activities for students

Lincoln’s Bayside Church Pastor Al Soto doesn't want to focus on the negatives on why his church is spearheading the new Fifth Quarter program at Lincoln High School. In ...

School district to hire two new vocational nurses

Two new licensed vocational nurses (LVN’s) will soon join the Western Placer Unified School District’s staff, according to Ryan Davis, the district& ...

Learning to swim has never been so much fun

The pool was packed at McBean Park on a recent sunny Thursday morning.  Kids jumped in the pool fearlessly and full of excitement. Heidi Edwards, mother of two children atten ...

Lincoln Kiwanis seek new backpacks for students

Some lucky elementary students in Lincoln will receive new backpacks loaded with supplies for the beginning of this school year, thanks to local service clubs and groups. In an ef ...

Sierra College offers a New Student Jump Start event Aug. 23

Thinking about attending Community College this fall? The Sierra College Rocklin Campus will hold a New Student Jump Start event on Saturday, Aug. 23.  The event streamli ...

Part One – Rocks have their own history

Rocks can be so special. Once you find them and once you value them, they last forever. They don’t droop or wander off. They sit still on your windowsill. In your flowerb ...

Annual Heritage Trail Museum Tour features 20 museums

The seventh annual Placer County Heritage Trail Museum Tour highlighting 20 museums in Placer County, including the Lincoln Area Archives Museum, is Saturday and Sunday. Admission ...

Placer County Sheriff’s Office offers free identity-theft prevention class

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is offering a free identity theft prevention class on Monday, Aug. 25 at the Auburn Justice Center.      &nbs ...

Local musicians bring ukulele classes to First Street students

Local musicians Ron Peck, Eva Quan and Bill Heinze grew up enjoying music in the classroom. Bells, recorders, shakers and other rhythm instruments were a regular part of their ele ...

BloodSource scholarship awardees honored

The nonprofit BloodSource organization recently awarded a total of 100 scholarships to graduating seniors in Northern and Central California.  These $500 scholarships demonst ...