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Former LRPD officer sentenced to 81 years in prison

Noah Winchester told the Current in 2014 that he served for the Sacramento Police Department for 10 years before joining the Los Rios Police Department, but other sources say he only served on the Sac PD for two years and left before his probationary period ended. (File photo by Adnan Ramic)

Ariel Caspar

February 19, 2020

“I will do whatever to keep my student’s safe,” Noah Winchester, former corporal with the Los Rios Police Department once said. That statement came during a November 2014 ride along with a former American River College Current reporter who observed Winchester conducting an off-campus drug bust. ...

ARC student arrested for allegedly flying drone over NFL game

(Left) Tracy Mapes' staff photo from his time on the AR Current in the spring of 2016. (File photo)

(Right) Tracy Mapes' mugshot at the Santa Clara Police Department on Nov. 26 after being arrested for allegedly dropping anti-media leaflets over Levi Stadium. (Photo courtesy of Santa Clara Police Department)

Luis Gael

November 28, 2017

[UPDATED] An American River College student was arrested on Sunday after allegedly dropping anti-media leaflets from a drone over Levi’s Stadium and Oakland-Alameda Stadium during two different NFL games.  Tracy Mapes, 55, attended ARC and served on the Current in the spring of 2016 before leaving the...

Ideas for relaxing on Spring Break

An empty courtyard here at American River College illustrates a calming Spring Break. (Photo by Mychael Jones)

Mychael Jones and Mychael Jones

April 8, 2017

Spring Break is a week’s vacation for students typically held around Easter. There are many names for this week-long vacation and some college students may seek an opportunity to travel or party. Taking a break during this week could be well spent by catching up to finish homework, cleaning house,...

Football team looks forward to challenge of familiar foe CCSF

American River College quarterback Jihad Vercher drops back to pass on Sept. 19, 2015  against San Joaquin Delta College. ARC will host Delta in the Gridiron Classic Bowl Saturday. (Photos by Nicholas Corey)

Kameron Schmid

September 25, 2015

After losing due to a field goal in the final seconds of the 2014 NorCal Championship game, American River College’s football team will return to the Bay Area for the first time since last November’s 17-14 loss to face City College of San Francisco. ARC and CCSF have played against each other...

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