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LRPD responds to campus incident

Los Rios Police squad car parked  near the science building on Sept. 2, 2016. A campus incident near the science department on Sept. 1 required police presence. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen and Robert Hansen

September 2, 2016

By Robert Hansen [email protected] The Los Rios Police Department (LRPD) responded to a reported incident in the Science building on the north end of campus that potentially involved a weapon. The incident occurred Thursday night at approximately 7:40 p.m., according to a campus-wide e...

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...

Clinton holds rally at Sacramento City College

Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to the crowd during her campaign event at Sacramento City College in Sacramento, California on June 5, 2016. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Hannah Darden

June 6, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton held a campaign rally at Sacramento City College in Sacramento, California today. The rally was attended by thousands of supporters who waited in a long line outside the event, but only a few hundred were allowed inside the college’s gymnasium, ...

The expected clash between protesters and supporters took place at Trump’s Sacramento rally

Protester Evan Sandlin shouts at Donald Trump supporters as they file into the presidential hopeful's rally in Sacramento.
(Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

June 2, 2016

As has become the norm at Donald Trump rallies, protesters made their presence felt outside of the rally in Sacramento. Signs of “deport Trump” and “Trump is racist, sexist and bigoted” were up close to the long line of those trying to see Trump speak. American River College student Len...

Trump lays out key points during his speech in Sacramento

Presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump points to members of the audience during his rally in Sacramento, California on June 1, 2016. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Jordan Schauberger and Robert Hansen

June 2, 2016

By Jordan Schauberger and Robert Hansen With the blazing sun in the eyes of the crowd, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump stepped off his plane Wednesday to give a speech to a crowd in Sacramento on his plans to “make America great again.” Trump didn’t venture far, la...

Supporters line up in the heat to hear Tump speak

A Donald Trump supporter holds up a sign reading

Jordan Schauberger and Robert Hansen

June 2, 2016

By Jordan Schauberger and Robert Hansen Thousands of Donald Trump supporters waited in the heat to hear the presumptive Republican presidential nominee speak at his rally in Sacramento on Wednesday. The first attendees started lining up at 8:30 a.m. and Rico Jimenez, drove over seven hours from Orange County to...

Update: LRCCD releases statement on the investigation of former Los Rios police officer

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)

Jordan Schauberger and Robert Hansen

May 12, 2016

Update May 13, 12:25 p.m.: By Jordan Schauberger Spokesman for the Los Rios Community College District Mitchel Benson released a statement this morning on the investigation of former Los Rios police officer Noah Winchester. Noah Winchester served with the Los Rios Police Department from January 1, 2...

Presidential hopeful Sanders outlines his key issues to supporters in Sacramento

U.S. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addresses a crowd of supporters gathered at Booney Field at Cal Expo in Sacramento on Monday. Sanders outlined some of his key strategies to the nearly 15,000 people on hand for the rally. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Hannah Darden

May 10, 2016

In a speech to a crowd of roughly 15,000 people, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders delivered his vision for the U.S. to a receptive and uproarious crowd at his campaign stop in Sacramento Monday. The campaign stopped in the state capital ahead of the June 7 democratic presidential ...

Young voters bring their parents to hear Sanders

Kevin Bell (left) and Brigid Bell (right) sit on Bonney field at Cal Expo waiting for Bernie Sanders to give his speech at his

Robert Hansen

May 10, 2016

In the crowd of thousands waiting in the bleachers and on the lawn for Bernie Sanders to speak at his rally in Sacramento on Monday, many young voters came out with their parents to hear the presidential candidate speak. This election season, some of the younger voters are getting older voters to “feel...

Sacramento ‘feels the Bern’ at Sanders rally

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks during his rally at Bonney Field in Sacramento, California on May 9 2016. The rally drew a crowd of approximately 15,000. (Photo by Kyle Elsasser)

Hannah Darden

May 10, 2016

“Let the great state of California help me lead America into the political revolution,” said Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at his campaign stop in Sacramento Monday. Sanders spoke on income inequality, free education and student debt, universal health care, the importance of t...

Supporters line up early for Sanders’s rally

One of the many signs brought to the Sacramento Bernie Sanders rally hangs along a fence in front of the line forming at Bonney Field in Cal Expo. The line started forming around 8 a.m. and the doors open at 5 p.m. (Photo by Hannah Darden)

Jordan Schauberger

May 9, 2016

A previous version of the photo caption incorrectly labeled Bonney Field as Bonnie Field. The caption has been updated to reflect the correct spelling. By Jordan Schauberger and Robert Hansen A “not for sale” chant could be heard amongst the hundreds of Bernie Sanders supporters lining up at Cal E...

A former ARC student has been linked to letters that read ‘execute all Muslims and Latinos’

The Beavers, ARC's student newspaper in the 80s, confirms in a story written by Jack Keaton that the White Student Union club, which was ran by Gregory Withrow had eliminated from ARC campus on Jan. 6, 1981. Withrow's name was on letters left in cars in a neighborhood in downtown Sacramento on May 3, 2016 that called for people to “execute all Muslims and Latinos.” (Photo by Itzin Alpizar)

Itzin Alpizar

May 9, 2016

Those parked in downtown Sacramento Tuesday morning found leaflets on the windshields of their cars that featured hateful speech against Muslims and Latinos. The letters were signed in the name of Gregory Withrow, co-founder and president of the Aryan Youth Movement-White Student Union and former...

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