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Residents voice mixed reactions to school bond on Nov. ballot

A new Lincoln area high school may be in the works sooner than later if voters check “yes” in support of Measure A on the November ballot. But just six weeks from elec ...

49 school positions either eliminated or reduced

The Western Placer Unified School District voted Tuesday night to eliminate and/or reduce the number of hours worked of 49 classified employee positions. Seven positions that are ...

Audience protests job cuts, programs at school meeting

More than 125 parents and school district staff packed the Lincoln High School theater on Tuesday night to show their concern over potential budget cuts. The district is faced wi ...

School board to cut $5.5 million to balance budget

A decrease in the state’s trigger cuts “sounds like good news” for Western Placer Unified School District. That’s according to the district’s Assistant Superintendent Joy ...

School employees agree to furlough days

School district employees are taking steps to save money for the next school year by agreeing to furlough days and reducing their work year. Western Placer Unified School District ...

School district questioned on bid process

A question as to how much money a consultant could save the school district resulted in an item being pulled off of the consent agenda during Tuesday night’s school board meeting ...

Two new school board members prepare for office

For Kris Wyatt and Damian Armitage, the culmination of their campaign efforts has led up to Tuesday. That’s because they start their four-year terms as Western Placer Unified Sch ...

School board back in session

The first school board meeting of the school year Tuesday was a decision-filled hour and a half with eight action items approved. Three of them were annual items, with one being an ...

New candidate joins school board race

The race for the Western Placer Unified School District five-member school board has one more candidate, as of this week. Damian Armitage, a resident who has worked as a state audi ...