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Breaking News: Fire on trail behind campus extinguished

Metro firefighters contain an estimated 50 square foot fire that started from unknown causes near the trail that runs by the American River College campus on Oct. 13. (Photo by Patrick Hyun Wilson)

Patrick Hyun Wilson

October 13, 2018

A fire of unknown causes started behind the trail that runs behind the American River College campus on Saturday. Los Rios Police officers Andrew Simon and Greg Anderson were alerted to the fire after noticing the smoke above the trees. They contacted the Metro Fire Department and the Sacramento ...

LRPD refuses to talk to the Current about campus safety

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)

December 5, 2017

The Current recently set out to write an article on campus safety. The intention was to provide students with a detailed layout of different emergency procedures in the event of an active shooter, earthquake, fire, flood, etc., and to remedy some of the questions and conflicting information. After reaching ...

Breaking News: Man allegedly threatens to assault two female students in library

Los Rios Police Department patrol car. (Photo by John Ennis)

Luis Gael

September 28, 2017

According to an email sent out by the Los Rios Police Department, officers were dispatched to the ARC library after receiving reports that a suspicious subject allegedly made threatening statements to two female students in a third floor study room at 6:40 p.m. today. No physical contact was made...

Bomb plot suspect Kristofer Clark to be released from jail today

Former American River College student Kristofer Clark, 21, was booked into the Sacramento County Jail on Oct. 8 after allegedly making a threat against the college's main campus, according to police. (Photo courtesy of the Los Rios Police Department)

John Ferrannini and Jordan Schauberger

October 13, 2015

By Jordan Schauberger and John Ferrannini Kristofer Clark, who was arrested on Friday after allegedly threatening to “blow up” American River College, is scheduled to be released from jail later today. The District Attorney’s office decided not to immediately pursue charges on Tuesday, hours before Clark was scheduled to be arraigned. “We’ve asked the (police) agency for more inve...

ARC student arrested for threat against school, police say

Former American River College student Kristofer Clark, 21, was booked into the Sacramento County Jail on Oct. 8 after allegedly making a threat against the college's main campus, according to police. (Photo courtesy of the Los Rios Police Department)

Matthew Peirson

October 9, 2015

After allegedly making a threat against American River College to be carried out today, former ARC student Kristofer Wayne Clark, 21, was arrested Thursday night on a felony charge of threats to commit a crime resulting in death or great bodily injury, according to an email sent to students from public...

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