The American River Current

Dick Clark: You will be missed

Dick Clark: You will be missed

Chuck Livingston and Chuck Livingston

April 25, 2012

My sister Jeanne and I danced with the kids on “American Bandstand” and learned the newest dance steps. We watched for the newest fashions and waited to see such notables as Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly and even Madonna, all who performed live on the show. Dick Clark, 82, the host of “American Bandstand,”...

Local serial killer leaves his mark at ARC

Local serial killer leaves his mark at ARC

Chuck Livingston and Chuck Livingston

April 19, 2012

Guy Fieri, Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla of Smosh, Richard Trenton Chase: One of these ARC alumni is a convicted serial killer. Chase is a serial killer who attended American River College from 1968 to 1971, known to many as the “Vampire of Sacramento,” because he would often drink the blood and...

James Kaneko Gallery exhibit opens to warm reception

James Kaneko Gallery exhibit opens to warm reception

Chuck Livingston and Chuck Livingston

February 16, 2012

What do burgers, wood and string have in common? They are all starring in an art show debuting at American River College’s Kaneko Gallery. Artist Mick Sheldon and sculptor Craig Martinez have featured works on display. The two different collections, “Burger Worker” by Mick Sheldon and “Wood and...

Wall Street Unoccupied

Wall Street Unoccupied

Chuck Livingston and Chuck Livingston

November 30, 2011

NEW YORK - On the cold rainy morning of Nov. 21, I returned to Zuccotti Park, the birthplace of Occupy Wall Street, blocks away from New York City’s financial district. I found the park virtually deserted in contrast to being fully occupied six weeks ago.  The sounds of drumming and the chants of...

Pro Vs. Con: Guns on Campus

Mark Lewis, Chuck Livingston, Mark Lewis, and Chuck Livingston

November 30, 2011

The Issue: In light of campus shootings, some colleges and universities in the US are allowing students and faculty to carry concealed weapons on campus. Is this a clear cut second amendment issue, or is it a step too far? The Pro by Chuck Livingston, Asst. Web Editor Of all the things you put i...

Sheehan rouses crowd at ‘Occupy Sacramento’

Chuck Livingston and Chuck Livingston

November 2, 2011

More than three hundred people gathered to hear Cindy Sheehan, the famous anti-war protester speak, as she came to support the “Occupy Sacramento” protest movement in Cesar Chavez Plaza on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011.  The activists were showing their support for the ongoing demonstration in New York...

Libyan dictator responsible for countless tragedies is pronounced dead

Libyan dictator responsible for countless tragedies is pronounced dead

Chuck Livingston and Chuck Livingston

October 26, 2011

We can all breath a little easier knowing that Muammar el-Qaddafi, a man whose life was marked by acts of hatred, terror, and murder, is no longer alive. Libya’s Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril confirmed the besieged dictator’s death on Oct. 20. He was killed near his Mediterranean coastal hometown...

Officer Ajax turns heads at ARC’s Career Fair.

Chuck Livingston and Chuck Livingston

October 7, 2011

Officer Ajax of the Sacramento County's  Sheriffs department made a big impression at American River College's Career Fair on Thursday October 5, 2011 .  Officer Ajax is a police dog and showed off some of his skills as he searched for a bomb that may have been placed on campus. Office Ajax and his ...

Video Slideshow: Gatsby a service dog’s story

Chuck Livingston

October 5, 2011

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7BwLdXVk8A

Video: ARC Women’s Water polo

Chuck Livingston

October 3, 2011

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OKm892_Vv1k

Video: ARC Men’s water polo vs. Sierra College

Chuck Livingston

October 3, 2011

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEx9AaL41_M

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