The American River Current

Natomas Center aims for a more personal college experience

The Natomas Center is one of American River College's four off-site centers, and provides unique programs that help working students graduate and give a head start to high schoolers. (Photo by Anthony Barnes)

Anthony Barnes

May 13, 2019

College can sometimes be an extremely hectic environment. The main American River College campus is host to over 30,000 students, and sometimes students may feel they get lost in the shuffle. The Natomas Center, an ARC satellite campus located in the North Natomas area, presents a different space f...

ARC receives nearly $3.75 million in grants to fund underprivileged middle and high school students

ARC was recently awarded three federal Talent Search grants, that will fund middle school and high school students. (Photo by Cheyenne Drury)

Cheyenne Drury

October 5, 2016

American River College (ARC) was recently awarded three federal Talent Search grants,  totaling approximately $3.75M, that will go to serving middle and high school students in our region, according to a press release from ARC Public Information Officer Joan Kudin. Each grant will serve 500 6th through 12th g...

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...

Gas pipe leak prompts brief evacuation of ARC Natomas Center

A broken gas pipe forced an evacuation of the American River College Natomas Center on Thursday, March 3, 2016. The evacuation lasted around 10 minutes, according to Natomas Center dean Frank Kobayashi. (Photo by Matthew Peirson)

Matthew Peirson

March 3, 2016

A broken pipe that caused a gas leak near American River College’s Natomas Center forced a brief evacuation of the building Thursday morning. According to Natomas Center dean Frank Kobayashi, the leak was caused by a plumber hitting a gas pipe while working to fix a broken water pipe on the grou...

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