The American River Current

Goggles and tricycles for campus safety at ARC

Tyler Heines, theater major, practices walking a straight line before wearing drunk simulation goggles, in front of the library at American River College on Sept. 12, 2018. The Los Rios Police Department and California Highway Patrol brought the goggles and tricycles to campus to raise awareness about the dangers of drunk driving. (Photo by Itzin Alpizar)

Itzin Alpizar

September 26, 2018

"How many zombies would Rob Zombie rob if Rob Zombie could rob zombies?" asked Officer Rosie Salazar of the Los Rios Police Department in front of the American River College Library on Sept. 12. “It is a tricky question,” Salazar said while giving the students a handout from the California Office of...

Neighborhood shooting in Natomas causes the lockdown of a nearby preschool

Police talk to local residents at the site of a shooting in Natomas on April 18, 2016.The shooting injured one man and caused the lockdown of nearby Merryhill Preschool. (Photo by Joe Padilla)

Matthew Nobert and Nicole Kesler

April 18, 2016

Story by Nicole Kesler An altercation broke out between two men in a Natomas home around 10 a.m. Monday, leaving one with multiple gunshot wounds and causing a lockdown of nearby Merryhill Preschool according to the Sacramento Police Department. It is suspected that the victim and suspect know one anoth...

Police search for man in vicinity of ARC

Two Sheriff's Department cars sit outside of the Sacramento Metro Fire District Station near College Oak Drive and Saddlerock Way. Police are searching for a man who they allege to have hit a California Highway Patrol car using a stolen vehicle.
(Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

December 10, 2015

The area surrounding American River College saw heightened police activity Thursday in response to a man who, according to police, evaded officers following a hit-and-run incident involving a California Highway Patrol vehicle. According to an email sent out by the ARC communications office, the situation i...

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