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  • Robert Collette
    published on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:11:29 GMT
    Citrus Heights - Citrus Heights - Bob Collette, 86, of 7764 Poplar Ave. Apt 14, Citrus Heights, California 95621, a retired manufacturing engineer, died Friday, September 29th, 2014 at a local hospital from aspiration pneumonia and respiratory failure. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Terri M. Collette; sons Bob G. Collette, Ken L. Collette; a daughter Jacqui M.L. Harding, a brother Leo P. Collette Jr. one grandchild, and five great-grandchildren....
  • Sacramento's Specialty Coffee Week is good to the last drop
    published on Thu, 16 Oct 2014 07:33:43 GMT
    Since Monday, coffee lovers have been tasting new roasts, admiring latte art and sipping coffee-infused cocktails - all as part of Sacramento's first-ever Specialty Coffee Week, which runs through Sunday, October 19. Given the city's affinity for culinary-themed weeks, a coffee week seems like a no-brainer. Over the past few years in fact, Sacramento has gained a national reputation for excellent coffee - In 2013, Coffee Review, self described as "the world's leading coffee guide," placed Sacram...
  • Carrington CollegeA Portland Campus Expands with Six Additional Health Care Programs
    published on Tue, 07 Oct 2014 18:25:01 GMT
    Carrington College, a part of DeVry Education Group, began accepting new students at its Portland, Oregon, campus, in its dental assisting, massage therapy, medical assisting, medical billing and coding, pharmacy technology and veterinary assisting certificate programs. "As the starting point for health care careers, Carrington is committed to providing quality education for health care professionals in Portland for years to come."...
  • Ask Sacto 911 crime Q&A: Has former school principal accused of child molestation gone to trial?
    published on Thu, 02 Oct 2014 04:55:13 GMT
    The trial date for Robert Benson Adams, former principal of Creative Frontiers school in Citrus Heights, has been reset a half-dozen times. According to Sacramento Superior Court online records, it is now scheduled Jan. 7. A trial readiness conference is set for Dec. 12. Adams, 63, was arrested in September 2011....
  • Parents lobby to preserve Citrus Heights elementary schools
    published on Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:50:16 GMT
    Trustees are scheduled to vote Nov. 18 on what to do with the aging Sylvan Middle School – close it or spend funds to make upgrades to keep the campus operating. Parents at two Citrus Heights elementary schools rallied this week against the potential relocation of their children as a way to accommodate Sylvan Middle School students....
  • Parents Pack Citrus Heights School Location Change Meeting
    published on Wed, 24 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Parents packed into a Wednesday meeting in Citrus Heights that could determine the fate of their children's schools for years to come. The culture and grade levels on four campuses could be disrupted as the district seeks fixes for Sylvan, where the classrooms are fine, but other elements are structurally compromised....
  • Citrus Heights community fights to keep school open
    published on Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:15:53 GMT
    Parents and students met Tuesday night with school board officials to discuss ways to keep the 79-year-old Sylvan Middle School open. 5:30 SEVEN, STUDENTS AND PARENTS ARE BATTLING TO SAVE A 76-YEAR-OLD SCHOOL....