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Brown’s transportation budget celebrates the car

Jan 19, 2016

By Daniel Weintraub

Weeks after returning from the Paris summit on climate change where he was hailed as a leader in the movement to limit greenhouse gases, Gov. Jerry Brown has proposed a new transportation budget that celebrates the car.

In 2016-17, Brown wants to spend $16 billion on transportation, and most of that would go...

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TeleVisit: Bringing Community Home

Jan 19, 2016
TeleVisit: Bringing Community Home

by Matt Perry

 

What if you had the perfect technology solution for isolated seniors… and nobody wanted it?

Welcome to TeleVisit.

Over a decade ago, Wesley Cheng’s garage was converted into a bedroom for his aging mother with Alzheimer’s disease. “She drove us crazy,” says Cheng. “And it wasn’t her fault.” The elderly woman threatened to...

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HealthyCal.org
TeleVisit: Bringing Community Home

Jan 19, 2016
TeleVisit: Bringing Community Home

by Matt Perry

 

What if you had the perfect technology solution for isolated seniors… and nobody wanted it?

Welcome to TeleVisit.

Over a decade ago, Wesley Cheng’s garage was converted into a bedroom for his aging mother with Alzheimer’s disease. “She drove us crazy,” says Cheng. “And it wasn’t her fault.” The elderly woman threatened to...

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Game to 100
Getting old is a struggle, not a privilege

Jan 18, 2016

“I am old but I am forever young at heart. We are always the same age inside. Know that you are the perfect age. Each year is special and precious, you can only live it once. Do not regret growing … Continue reading

Consciousness and Health
Is "The Force" a Metaphor for God?

Is "The Force" a Metaphor for God?

By Eric Nelson


 
Just when you think desert scavenger and part-time spaceship pilot Rey is about to lose her battle with meany Kylo Ren toward the end of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” something surprising happens. Despite all...

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Universities Lack Guidelines for Responding to Domestic Violence

Jan 17, 2016
Universities Lack Guidelines for Responding to Domestic Violence

By Lily Dayton

Studies have found that the prevalence of domestic violence and dating violence among college students is on par with the number of female college students who’ve experienced sexual assault. “About 21 percent of college students report they are experiencing violence from a current partner,” says Jessica Merrill, communications manager for California Partnership...

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HealthyCal.org
Universities Lack Guidelines for Responding to Domestic Violence

Jan 17, 2016
Universities Lack Guidelines for Responding to Domestic Violence

By Lily Dayton

Studies have found that the prevalence of domestic violence and dating violence among college students is on par with the number of female college students who’ve experienced sexual assault. “About 21 percent of college students report they are experiencing violence from a current partner,” says Jessica Merrill, communications manager for California Partnership...

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Amidst New Regulations, California Universities Grapple with Response to Sexual Violence

Jan 17, 2016
Amidst New Regulations, California Universities Grapple with Response to Sexual Violence

Leah Francis addresses the crowd at a “Stand with Leah” protest. Photo: Tessa Ormenyi

By Lily Dayton

In 2014, a storm of protests erupted at Stanford University after student Leah Francis sent an email with a message that went viral: “Stanford did not expel the man who raped me.”

Though the majority of a campus judicial...

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HealthyCal.org
Amidst New Regulations, California Universities Grapple with Response to Sexual Violence

Jan 17, 2016
Amidst New Regulations, California Universities Grapple with Response to Sexual Violence

By Lily Dayton

In 2014, a storm of protests erupted at Stanford University after student Leah Francis sent an email with a message that went viral: “Stanford did not expel the man who raped me.”

Though the majority of a campus judicial panel had found the man responsible for committing sexual assault, they determined he would...

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Eduskeptic
It’s not rocket science

Jan 16, 2016
It’s not rocket science

Despite the successful search by Silicon Valley billionaires to find a few students to front a lawsuit to scuttle due process rights for public school teachers in California, the lawyers in the Vergara lawsuit never mention anything about the root causes of the differences in rich, not so rich, and poor schools in the...

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