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Encyclopedia > Los Rios Community College District

The Los Rios Community College District is a special district providing administrative services and governance for the community colleges serving the greater Sacramento area and points east all the way to Lake Tahoe (map). Common administrative services such as human resources, purchasing, accounting, and information technology are provided for the colleges at a separate off-campus district office complex. Governance and public oversight is provided by a Board of Trustees whose seven members are elected to four-year terms by the public from different geographical Trustee Areas. Generally a special-purpose district, also known as a special district, is a governmental entity differing from general-purpose districts like municipalities, counties, etc. ... Administered by The Chancellor’s Office located in Sacramento, the California Community Colleges system consists of 109 community colleges and 72 community college districts in California. ... City nickname: The Big Tomato Location Location of Sacramento in California Political Charateristics County Sacramento Mayor Heather Fargo Physical Characteristics Area      Land      Water 99. ... Lake Tahoe and hotels, 1908. ...


The educational facilities provided by the district include the four accredited colleges, and off-campus educational centers located to serve specific geographic communities:

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History

The results of a March 17, 1964, election led to the 1965 formation of the Los Rios Junior College District to govern Sacramento City College (1916) which separated from the Sacramento City Unified School District, and American River College (1942) which separated from the Grant Joint Union High School District. When the district was formed there were 10,632 students attending the two colleges. March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in Leap years). ... 1964 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Elections and Parties Series Democracy Representative democracy History of democracy Referenda Liberal democracy Representation Voting Voting systems Ideology Elections Elections by country Elections by calender Electoral systems Politics Politics by country Political campaigns Political science Political philosophy Related topics Political parties Parties by country Parties by name Parties by... // Events January-February January 4 - United States President Lyndon Johnson proclaims his Great Society during his State of the Union address. ... Sacramento City College is a two-year community college located in Sacramento, California. ... 1916 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January-February January 1 -The first successful blood transfusion using blood that had been stored and cooled. ... American River College is a two-year community college located in Sacramento in Sacramento County, California. ... This article is about the year. ...


One of the first actions of the new Los Rios district was to form a planning committee, and a result of that effort was the 1967 acquisition of land for future colleges north of Sacramento in Natomas, south near Elk Grove, and east near Folsom. That committee proved to be accurate in their predictions of growth, which has been invaluable to the district over time. Property values in these areas have soared and acquiring the amount of land necessary for a complete college campus today might be prohibitively expensive. 1967 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Elk Grove is a newly-formed city of 100,760 people (U.S. Census 2004 population estimates) in Sacramento County, California, located south of the state capital of Sacramento. ... Folsom is a city located in Sacramento County, California. ...


In 1970 the district opened Cosumnes River College on the site to the south. 1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Cosumnes River College is a two-year community college located at the southern edge of Sacramento in Sacramento County, California. ...


By 1980 combined enrollment in the district's three colleges was about 44,500 students. 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ...


By 1995 combined enrollment in the district's three colleges was about 53,000 students. 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 2004 the district opened California's 109th community college, Folsom Lake College, on the site to the east of Sacramento in Folsom. 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


By 2005, combined enrollment in the district's four colleges was just under 71,000 students. 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and is the current year. ...


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