News Briefs 11-21-2012

Alex Panasenko and Alex Panasenko

Los Rios Crime Reports

 According to Los Rios Police Department crime reports for October 2012, petty theft is up 280 percent. Most of the things stolen include electronics such as cell phones and laptops.

Visit for the full report.

Christmas pageant/talent show

 My Night Out, first annual Christmas pageant and talent show, is “designed to delight the hearts of disabled students throughout the Sacramento region,” as the information pamphlet says.

It will take place at the Roberson Center on Dec. 8, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance or $30 at the door. For more information, call (407) 253-6247.

Life Cycles: Issues with Your Aging Parent

 “These discussions focus on how to balance your own life and remain supportive to your parents’ aging process,” the announcement says. “Additionally, Life Cycles provides guidance towards understanding your role as a caregiver, insight into the stages your parents might experience, how to evaluate proper care for these stages, and how not to lose yourself in the process. “

It will take place at the CTL Conference Room on Nov. 26, 2012 from noon to 1 p.m.

 Grammar Bowl

 There will be a Grammar Bowl in Raef Hall room 160 on Nov. 29 from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.

As the announcement says, “Teams from the ENGWR 51 classes of Professor Arlene Clarke, Professor Mary Lou Nugent, and Professor Lyn Case will be competing in a demonstration of their knowledge of grammar.”


It’s that time of the year soon and ARC Orchestra’s annual holiday concert with new and traditional music of the season will take place at American River College Theater on Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m. General admission is $10 and $5 for students.

For more information, please contact Dr. Thompson at 484-8368.


In the Briefs section, the story about a record set by Transfer Day should say seven CSU campuses instead of 29.

In the Scene section, in the Q&A with Brian Knirk, the paragraph with general information should say “two semesters at Oak Café,” not one semester.

On page three, the “Monster Energy” article on the fourth paragraph, Dr. Marie A. Shirmer agrees with Barry Meier when it should say disagrees.

On page six, the Feature story “Make Believe Time,” one quote is attributed to the Director Andrew Scott Ramsey when it should have been attributed to Phillip Frields.