These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:

  • State aid sought for watermaster investigation
  • Utility discusses future rate increases
  • Lassen Community College honors Disability Awareness Month
  • Supervisors table Herlong property sale
  • Local resident wins Mini Miss California pageant

Fencing our schools: A sad testament to today’s society

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 —Discussions about fencing the Lassen High School campus have been circulating the community drawing questions, concern and support since the subject was first initiated at a Lassen Union High School District Board of Trustees meeting in November.

Despite some comments, the point is not to keep people locked in and create a prison, but to keep individuals, particularly ones who could be dangerous, off the school grounds and away from students.

When the idea was first brought to the board last fall, superintendent Bill McCabe said securing the campus has risen to a high priority. Concerns have arisen during safety committee meetings, recommendations from law enforcement and staff surveys.

For the full Editorial and Opinions, read the Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 edition of the Lassen County Times.

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