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Free student parking continues at American River College during the fall 2022 semester. Parking regulations will still be enforced. (Photo by Heather Amberson)

Free parking for students continues for the fall 2022 semester

Gina Gangursky, Staff Writer September 19, 2022

American River College will continue to provide free parking for students during the fall 2022 semester. Fee-based parking has been suspended since March 2020, when COVID-19 forced the Los Rios Community...

A female student was sexually assaulted at the American River College parking structure on the morning of Feb. 16, 2022. The suspect, pictured here, fled on foot, and has not yet been identified. (Photo courtesy of the Los Rios Police Department)

LRPD reports sexual assault of female student in the ARC parking structure

Jaqueline Ruvalcaba, Staff Writer February 17, 2022

A student was sexually assaulted at the American River College parking structure on the morning of Feb.16, according to a statement released by the Los Rios Police Department.  According to the LRPD,...

The Los Rios Community College District continues to offer free parking in the spring semester of 2022, as campus facilities and services become available, giving students the opportunity to access on-campus resources. (Photo by Jaqueline Ruvalcaba)

LRCCD continues to offer free parking for the spring semester

Jaqueline Ruvalcaba, Staff Writer February 12, 2022

The Los Rios Community College District will continue to offer free parking at all LRCCD colleges during the spring 2022 semester. Students will not need a parking permit to access on-campus resources. Scott...

The Los Rios Community College District offers free parking for students who attend any LRCCD college campus in the fall  semester of 2021 and the spring semester of 2022. (Photo via iStock)

LRCCD offers students free parking

Madison Duong, Feature/A&C Editor October 14, 2021

The Los Rios Community College District has elected to give all LRCCD colleges free parking for students starting in the fall of 2021. According to Scott Crow, American River College’s communications...

A parking meter on the fourth floor of the parking garage at American River College displays an “out of service” sign during the spring semester. (Photo by Emily Mello)

Los Rios Police Department neglecting daily parking meters

Marquala Brown February 5, 2020

Every semester students arrive at the American River Parking lot without a semester parking sticker. Many of them expect to purchase a $2 daily parking sticker, only to walk up to a flashing red light...

Students and faculty are able to park in the Parking Garage near the stadium, if they’ve purchased a parking permit. (Photo by Alexis Warren)

Campus community battles for parking amidst construction

Alexis Warren September 10, 2018

Parking is always a hassle during the first few weeks at any college campus, but students and staff at American River College are experiencing additional obstacles when trying to find a convenient place...

A schematic of the proposed STEM building that would be erected in the space where the Liberal Arts Building stands today. (Photo courtesy of Scott Crow)

ARC to demolish buildings to make room for new STEM facility

Jennifer Langston September 13, 2017

American River College will be undergoing more construction in March 2018 as crews prepare to demolish the current Liberal Arts building and erect a new one in its place. The Liberal Arts building was...

Construction was set to be fully completed by Aug. 31, 2017. (File Photo)

Construction comes to an end at ARC

Jennifer Langston September 4, 2017

Construction in parking lots G and S is set to be completed by the time students and faculty return from Labor Day Weekend, according to American River College Public Information Officer Scott Crow. Crow...

Opinion: Fast and Furious

Opinion: Fast and Furious

T.J. Martinez February 16, 2017

Tires squeal, people shout, horns honk, alarms ring, hand gestures are performed, faces are made and disagreements ensue. Welcome to the parking garage. As a first-come first-serve amenity, it is easy...

A parking ticket machine in lot A near the automotive department on campus. This one of several malfunctioning machines on campus. (Photo by Nicholas Corey)

Opinion: A facelift needed for parking ticket machines

Nicholas Corey September 22, 2015

Students who drive to American River College have all felt the scorn of parking on campus. From the prompt not being displayed for accepting your fee, to eating dollars and coins at will, the stadium...

People parking on American River College Drive and connecting streets will be ticketed if they do not have a permit. (Photo by Bryce Fraser)

New restrictions could make parking at ARC even more challenging

Malissa Rogers and Malissa Rogers September 14, 2011

Parking has always been problematic for students at American River College, but now with adjacent communities cracking down on parking enforcement, it could become a nightmare. Any American River College...

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