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After three semesters of 100% distance learning and online classes, students, faculty and staff are still waiting to find out when the Los Rios Community College District campuses will reopen. Many of these details may be dependent on how many members of the district’s population are able to get the COVID-19 vaccine. (File photo)

COVID-19 vaccine distribution will likely determine campus re-opening

Oden Taylor, Editor-In-Chief February 1, 2021

After three semesters of 100% distance learning and online classes, students, faculty and staff are still waiting to find out when the Los Rios Community College District campuses will re-open. Many of...

Immigration activist advocating for DACA reinstatement, ending the incarceration of immigrant children seeking asylum and carrying signs reading “Abolish ICE” convene in front of the Sacramento County Sheriff's Detention center in Sacramento, Calif. Sacramento County works directly with ICE to remove undocumented immigrants including Dreamers without DACA and those without immigration status, a clear contradiction to the states mandate for law enforcement not to work with ICE. (Photo by Irvis Orozco)

LRCCD concludes workshop weeks of action to aid undocumented students

Irvis Orozco, Staff Writer November 19, 2020

Undocumented students, also known as Dreamers largely felt the angst of the presidential elections according to Sacramento City College counselor Sandra Guzman, who works with this community. This election...

Over the summer people flooded into Cesar Chavez Park in Sacramento over the course of weeks to protest the killing of George Floyd and police brutality across America. The Black Lives Matter movement and message has been at the forefront of these protests demanding justice, accountability, and national defunding of the police. (Photo by Emily Mello)

Editorial: LRPD needs more than reformation, it needs total reimagination

The Current Staff October 14, 2020

The summer of 2020 was one most of us will likely never forget. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world stopped when George Floyd was killed after Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, knelt...

With public health guidelines likely to remain the same into 2021, the Los Rios Community College District announced in an email that went out on Sept. 16 the spring semester will continue to operate remotely. (Illustration courtesy of Pixabay.com)

LRCCD announces spring 2021 will be held online

Thomas Cathey, Managing Editor September 21, 2020

In an email sent out to faculty and staff of the Los Rios Community College District on Wednesday, LRCCD Chancellor Brian King announced that classes will be held online during the 2021 spring semester. “There...

According to the Los Rios Community College District chancellor Brian King, all summer courses for the LRCCD will be online with the fate of the fall semester still undecided. (Photo Illustration by Emily Mello)

Los Rios plans to go to remote through summer

Alex Muegge, Staff Writer April 16, 2020

With the spread of the coronavirus, the Los Rios Community College District plans to remain online for summer courses, according to the LRCCD chancellor Brian King. King sent out a faculty email on...

Assembly Bill 2 pledges to extend the effects of the California College Promise, offering to add a second year of tuition-free community college. (Photo by Patrick Hyun Wilson)

Los Rios supports AB 2 Promise Grant extension

Patrick Hyun Wilson and Thomas Cathey April 11, 2019

And  Thomas Cathey The California State Assembly Education Committee approved AB-2 on March 11 with the intention of extending the impact of AB-19, the California College Promise, for tuition-free...

Shania Villafan, a communications major, wears a mask at American River College to combat the unhealthy air from the Camp Fire in Butte County, on Nov. 14 2018. (Photo by Tracy Holmes)

Los Rios campuses closed due to unhealthy air quality

Jennah Booth and Tracy Holmes November 14, 2018

By Jennah Booth & Tracy Holmes Los Rios Community College District announced through a district-wide RAVE alert on Wednesday that classes across all Los Rios colleges are cancelled through the rest...

Gary Aguilar (left), Steven Weiss (left center), Narine Madramootoo (right center) and Adam Karp (right) discuss the Los Rios district's new strategic plan at the town hall meeting at American River College on Feb. 11. The meeting was supposed to help outline a strategic plan for the Los Rios Community College District over the next five years.  (Photo by Hannah Darden)

ARC hosts meeting to discuss Los Rios district’s future

Ashley Davis February 22, 2016

The Los Rios Community College District held a town hall meeting at American River College on Feb. 11 to discuss the strategic planning process for the district over the next five years. The district’s...

American River College Dean of planning, research and technology Adam Karp speaks with an accreditation committee member during last fall's committee visit. The school was commended in seven areas. (File Photo)

Accreditation reaffirmed for ARC

Jordan Schauberger February 18, 2016

American River College had its accreditation reaffirmed by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) earlier this month after a committee visited the school in October of last...

Los Rios Chancellor Brian King address faculty during his convocation speech prior to the start of the Spring 2016 semester where he talked about diversity issues facing the district.
(Screencapture from 'Fast Forward: Los Rios Convocation - 2016')

Editorial: It’s time for diversity issues to take center stage at ARC

February 3, 2016

In light of the recent nation-wide push to increase student and faculty diversity on college campuses, it’s about time that American River College joins the conversation and addresses their own issues...

Photo gallery: Los Rios celebrates 50th anniversary with awards dinner

Photo gallery: Los Rios celebrates 50th anniversary with awards dinner

John Ferrannini October 26, 2015

The Los Rios Foundation hosted a gala dinner on Friday honoring four alumni of and six donors to the Los Rios Community College District's schools on the occasion of the district's 50th anniversary.  

(Left to right) President Thomas Greene, Los Rios trustee Deborah Ortiz, Chancellor Brian King, Los Rios trustee Pamela Haynes cut the ribbon offically opening the new Student Services building. The new wing of the Student Services adds 5,500-square feet to the building. The west side underwent a 14-month remodel from April 2014 to summer 2015. (Photo by: Ashley Nanfria)

ARC holds ribbon-cutting ceremony for expanded Student Services building

Jordan Schauberger October 23, 2015

American River College held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly expanded Student Services building with a ceremony Thursday. The west side of the building underwent a 14-month, 5,500-square-feet...

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