The American River Current

Los Rios district confirms first exposures to the COVID-19 virus

 Four LRCCD students were instructed to go on 14-day self quarantine after exposure to COVID-19. (Photo illustration by Emily Mello)

Ariel Caspar

March 2, 2020

On Thursday, American River College’s communications office reported to all Los Rios Community College District staff, faculty and student population through Rave Alerts sent via text and email, that two students, one from ARC and one from Cosumnes River College had both been exposed to an individ...

Former LRPD officer sentenced to 81 years in prison

Noah Winchester told the Current in 2014 that he served for the Sacramento Police Department for 10 years before joining the Los Rios Police Department, but other sources say he only served on the Sac PD for two years and left before his probationary period ended. (File photo by Adnan Ramic)

Ariel Caspar

February 19, 2020

“I will do whatever to keep my student’s safe,” Noah Winchester, former corporal with the Los Rios Police Department once said. That statement came during a November 2014 ride along with a former American River College Current reporter who observed Winchester conducting an off-campus drug bust. ...

ARC softball suffers heartbreaking defeat 11-2

ARC catcher Alexis Logan and Sac City College infielder Taylor Fratto during a women's softball game on April 4, 2017. (Photo by John Ennis)

Jared Smith

April 6, 2017

American River College’s softball team had a rough time playing Sacramento City College, losing 11-2. Sac City was the first to score in the second inning with two home runs. ARC struggled getting on base until the fifth inning when they got their first home run. The run was hit by infielder Kater...

Beavers extend winning streak to 4

Quarterback Griffin Dahn drops back for a pass during the Beavers 17-7 victory over Sacramneto City College on Oct. 22. (Photo by Laodicea Broadway)

Mike Yun

October 24, 2016

Offense was hard to come by in ARC’s sloppy 17-7 win over crosstown rival Sacramento City College. Both teams struggled in the first half and the game went into halftime scoreless. Out of the half, the Beavers broke through and scored two touchdowns to seal the win. Last week’s theme of grit...

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...

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