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This year's fall semester at Lake Tahoe Community College will see the arrival of Virat Vij, the new director of the school’s Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Program.
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A lifelong resident, attorney/mediator Sandra “Sandy” Amara raised her children in Auburn and has maintained a law office in town since 1993. She has a long history of service to the community, aided by her training as an attorney, mediator, and educator. Her résumé includes serving as a trustee for the Auburn Union School District (1994-2006), where she used her experience as a mediator to resolve various issues involving the district. Amara also served on the Auburn Planning Commission (2014-18) and was a board member for Kidz Community and Right Hand of Auburn. Amara currently works as a mediator for the State of California, dealing primarily with special education issues.
First elected: 2018
Alma mater: University of San Francisco (bachelor’s degree), Lincoln Law School (juris doctorate)
Notable quote: “We need to continue the discussion [about race] and make change. I am especially proud that Auburn participated in expressing themselves in an appropriate manner.” (Source: Gold Country Media)