Education

"Hooked on Books" program starts in Folsom

Former Harlem Globetrotter and local resident Sterling Forbes is helping kids with his Hooked on Books program he’s started this year. With help from Wal-Mart, who is sponso ...

The Learning Experience opens in Folsom

In April, The Learning Experience Academy of Early Education will open at 1740 Prairie City Road in Folsom, offers children ages 6 weeks to 6 years old a unique opportunity for ear ...

Folsom program demonstrates consequences of drunk driving

Members of the Folsom Police Department, Folsom Fire Department, California Highway Patrol and California Office of Traffic Safety, came together for a special assembly teaching th ...

Sutter Middle School yearbook recognized for excellence

Sutter Middle School’s yearbook was recently recognized for excellence and featured in the 2014 Jostens Look Book, celebrating the best-of-the-best in yearbook design and cov ...

Placer High School fire evacuates hundreds of students

A fire in a Placer High School classroom today led to the safe evacuation of hundreds of students before it was put out. The fire was initially reported in an upper campus classro ...

El Dorado Hills woman among first Drexel University Sacramento students in co-op program

Menaka Shankar, of El Dorado Hills, will become the first student to begin classes on the Philadelphia campus and conclude her Drexel University career in Sacramento. “Perso ...

Placer County STEM Expo reinvents ‘science fair’

When he set up the first the Placer County STEM Expo in 2011, Executive Director Eric Bull, an associate professor at William Jessup University, hoped it would be an antidote to th ...

Student 'app' designers encouraged to put skills to test for Congressional contest

Congressman Ami Bera's office is seeking student entries for the first House App Contest – a congressional academic competition designed to engage students in Science, Te ...