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Former LRPD officer awaits court date for alleged sexual assaults

Former officer Noah Winchester on a ride-along in November of 2014. Former LRPD officer Noah Winchester on a ride-along in November of 2014. Winchester currently awaits trial for five counts of rape and remains in custody on $3.1 million bail, according to prosecutors. (File photo)
September 7, 2016

A former Los Rios police officer was arrested late July on suspicion of multiple sexual assaults, some that date back to his time at American River College, prosecutors said. Noah Winchester, 32, was...

Accreditation reaffirmed for ARC

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)
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...

District advertising campaign encourages students to sign up for classes

A poster at the southern end of the Liberal Arts breezeway was put on the sidewalk as part of a Los Rios Community College District adversiting campaign seeking to encourage students to sign up for spring classes. (Photo by John Ferrannini)
December 9, 2015

The Los Rios Community College District has been engaging in an advertising campaign to encourage students to sign up for spring classes. Posters saying “Save Your Spot” have been posted on doors,...

Los Rios to consider new companies for ALERT system

A Sacramento City College student's phone shows a time-stamped message from the district's emergency message system, run by WARN Command, coming 40 minutes after the fatal shooting that occurred on campus began on Sept. 3. The district is considering new options for which company to use for the ALERT system. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)
November 25, 2015

The Los Rios Community College District is considering a different system to alert people of campus emergencies, according to district spokesperson Mitchel Benson. This comes on the heels of several...

ASB members express support for Trustee ‘skeptical’ of the Holocaust

Students respond to Student Trustee Cameron Weaver's,(Left), Holocaust skepticism made in an interview with The Current Sept. 16.  Students share varying levels of support, outrage and ambiguity for Weaver's comments. (File Photo)
September 30, 2015

By John Ferrannini, Jordan Schauberger and Barbara Harvey Members of the Associated Student Body student government have expressed support for embattled Los Rios Student Trustee Cameron Weaver after...

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