The American River Current

Police still investigating shooting near Folsom Lake College

The Rancho Cordova Police Department has yet to identify the suspect involved in the shooting of a non-student at the Folsom Lake College Rancho Cordova Center on April 12, 2020. (File Photo)

Marquala Brown, Social Media Manager

May 6, 2020

The Los Rios Police Department is investigating an aggravated assault that happened at the Folsom Lake College Rancho Cordova Center on April 12. According to the LRPD, the attack happened on the sidewalk across the street from the campus on El Caprice Drive around 2:34 p.m. The unknown suspect...

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. ...

Beavers drop final home game of the season to FLC, 2-0

American River College player Santiago Moreno fights to trap the ball from a Folsom Lake College player at a home game on Nov. 6, 2018. ARC lost to FLC, 2-0.  (Photo by Jennah Booth)

Itzin Alpizar

November 29, 2018

The American River College men’s soccer team lost against Folsom Lake College, 2-0, in a Big 8 Conference home game on Nov. 6 moving the team to 5-12-3 in the season. FLC’s offense dominated the first half with multiple shots on target that Beavers goalkeeper, Christopher Sampo stopped several t...

ARC men’s soccer loses to district rival, 3-1

Folsom Lake College defender Eddie Ramirez takes a free kick as (left to right) Pedro Hernandez, Miguel Jurado and Santiago Moreno line up ten yards away to block the shot in the first half. ARC lost to FLC 3-1 on Oct. 4, 2018. (Photo by Gabe Carlos)

Jennah Booth

October 6, 2018

The American River College men’s soccer team played its district rival Folsom Lake College Tuesday, losing the match 3-1. ARC center forward Andrew Stoltenberg kicked off the game but quickly lost possession of the ball after a failed trap. FLC’s offense dominated ARC’s side of the field ...

Softball team splits home finale

American River College pitcher Zinnia Thewlis pitches to a Cosumnes River College player on April 21. ARC won 10-2. (Photo by Alondra Botello)

Alexus Hurtado

May 7, 2018

The American River College Beavers softball team defeated the Cosumnes River College Hawks in the first game of a double header 10-2 on April 21. In the first inning, the Hawks’ pitching and batting allowed the team to jump ahead by two runs. Both teams cheered and supported their teammates from ...

Beavers get blown away by Folsom Lake

American River College outfielder Justin Bejarano swings in an at bat against Folsom Lake College on March 30. ARC lost 17-8. (Photo by Gabe Carlos)

Cecilia Castillo Juarez

April 9, 2018

American River College’s baseball team lost to Folsom Lake College 17-8 during a home game on March 30. The Falcons had a strong lead from the start and never let up. During the top of the second, Folsom Lake outfielder Jake Gross singled, allowing first baseman Andrew Williams to get to th...

Beavers high intensity results in team win over Folsom Lake

American River College guard Jasiah Sufi battles with Sierra College forward Grace Hester for the opening tip-off during a women's basketball game on Jan. 23 at American River College in Sacramento, Calif. (photo by Gabe Carlos)

Alexis Warren

January 31, 2018

After their previous loss against the Sierra Wolverines, the Beavers were able to achieve a team triumph against the Folsom Lake Falcons with an final score of 78-61 on January 26th. Winning the jump ball, the Beavers came out offensively with high intensity, starting the game off with a three-po...

Beavers escape close shave with Folsom Lake

American River College guard Lawrence Smith brings the ball up court during a game against Sierra College on Jan. 16 at American River College in Sacramento, California. (photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Mack Ervin III

January 30, 2018

The American River College men’s basketball team survived a close encounter with Folsom Lake College on Friday, winning 61-58. Assistant coach Michael Lorente served as acting head coach as Mark Giorgi missed his second straight game with illness. The Beavers were in control of the game early on...

Stories on Stage brings student literature to the Sacramento community

Local actor Pano Roditis reads from Rachel Gardner’s “Tradesman” at the Stories on Stage Los Rios night event on Sept. 30, 2016. The event honored the Los Rios creative writing programs with live readings of stories from each college’s literary magazine. (Photo by Hannah Darden)

Hannah Darden

October 3, 2016

The Verge Center for the Arts in downtown Sacramento was standing-room only on Friday night as students, professors and members of the community gathered for the Stories on Stage Los Rios night. Local actors Jessica Laskey and Pano Roditis did live readings of four stories, each chosen from the ...

Smokers “pushed to the edge” by campus-wide smoking ban

Leah Cato (left) and Ryal Strom (right) walk back to class after their cigarette break at the edge of the campus. American River College has been smoke-free since January 1, 2016 and does not provide smoking sections. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

August 30, 2016

By Robert Hansen and Mychael Jones Smokers at American River College have been relegated to the edges of campus without smoking sections or ashtrays since the smoking ban went into effect Jan. 1. The amount of cigarette butts scattered around the bus stop on College Oak Drive in front of the adm...

Women’s Tennis, despite losses, sees continued improvement

American River College's Addie Ramos reacts to a missed shot during a game against Santa Rosa Junior College on March 16, 2016. Ramos and her partner Kiana Brown lost their match. (Photo by Mack Ervin III)

Mack Ervin III

March 28, 2016

American River College’s women’s tennis team is continuously improving, despite dropping games to Santa Rosa, Folsom Lake, and Cosumnes River College. While doubles matches remain an achilles heel for the team, they appear to be closing the gap to the opposition in the singles matches. Sop...

ARC men’s tennis team continues to roll with shutout victory over Folsom Lake

American River College's Alix Meliuk returns a serve from Folsom Lake College's Sean Alves during their match on Feb. 20, 2016 at AR. The Beavers won the match 9 to 0. (Photo by Joe Padilla)

Mack Ervin III

February 22, 2016

American River College’s men’s tennis team shows no signs of slowing down following its 9-0 shutout of Folsom Lake College on Saturday. The win puts the team’s overall record at 4-0 on the season and comes on the heels of a win at the Modesto Junior College Tournament, a first for the progra...

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