The American River Current

Essential workers should not be chastised; they’re doing their best

Department stores and restaurant employees are required to be masked, gloved or both in order to stay open during the coronavirus shutdown, yet people still feel the need to take their own precautions, regardless of whether or not it inconveniences a business. (Photo by Alex Muegge)

Alex Muegge, Staff Writer

May 11, 2020

Customers and consumers that take extra measures to protect themselves against the coronavirus when they go out in public settings, should do so in a way that does not inconvenience the employees that are already implementing a company safeguard. If they truly feel employees at a certain business aren’t doin...

Active shooter drill trains ARC students, staff

Officer Chuck Mabanag displays the non-lethal blank ammunition and starter pistol used during the active shooter drill in the Student Center on Friday. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

John Ferrannini and Michael Pacheco

October 16, 2015

By John Ferrannini and Michael Pacheco An earlier version of this story falsely reported that the participants had to decide whether to run, hide or flee. In fact, they had to decide whether to run, hide or fight. The Los Rios Police Department held an active shooter drill in the Student Center on...

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