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NorCal Tennis Czar
Stanford women, Virginia men win NCAA titles

May 24, 2016
Stanford women, Virginia men win NCAA titles

   They were seeded 15th.   They faced the nation's top-ranked team, the NCAA defending champion and the "home" team.   Four of their six dual matches came down to the last encounter.   And they trailed 3-1 in th...

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NorCal Tennis Czar
French Open Day 3 highlights: Kerber ousted, etc.

May 24, 2016
French Open Day 3 highlights: Kerber ousted, etc.

Angelique Kerber slugs a forehand during her victory over KarolinaPliskova in the final of the Bank of the West Classic at Stanford lastAugust. Mal Taam/www.malt.photo   Five highlights from Day 3 of the French Open:   1. Kiki Berte...

Rio Linda Online
Regional Transit to Cut Route 19 to Rio Linda

May 24, 2016

Local organization “Ridership for the Masses” has reached out to the Rio Linda Visions Task Force and made us aware that Regional Transit has proposed cutting route 19 on Sundays and holidays. RT has proposed the elimination of the #19 Route on Sundays. According to RT, they have a 15 rider per hour quotaon Sunday in...

AccessLocal.TV
California Endowment Youth Power Fest Rally Experience

May 24, 2016
California Endowment Youth Power Fest Rally Experience

The California Endowment held their #GetLoud Youth Power Fest Rally on May 12th in Los Angeles and I was lucky enough to attend this powerful event. The rally was held at the head office of the California Endowment in Downtown LA. I arrived to the event a few minutes early to find a bunch of youth...

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YubaNet.com
Shell Oil Pipeline Spills Over 20,000 Gallons of Oil near Tracy

May 24, 2016

Tracy, Calif. May 24, 2016 - Yesterday, one of Shell Oil’s pipelines spilled over 20,000 gallons of oil near Tracy, California in the San Joaquin Valley. Neighboring Alameda County reported that 500 barrels of oil has been spilled into the ground.

According to San Joaquin County officials, the spill was visible in a...

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HealthyCal.org
Digital NEST Nurtures High-Tech Skills in Low-Income Youth

May 24, 2016
Digital NEST Nurtures High-Tech Skills in Low-Income Youth

By Lily Dayton

Issac Rodriguez always dreamed of making movies, but the Watsonville High School junior didn’t think it was something he would ever actually do. His parents worked long hours in the strawberry fields just to make ends meet; the family couldn’t afford a computer—let alone a video camera and editing software.

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HealthyCal.org
Digital NEST Nurtures High-Tech Skills in Low-Income Youth

May 24, 2016
Digital NEST Nurtures High-Tech Skills in Low-Income Youth

By Lily Dayton

Issac Rodriguez always dreamed of making movies, but the Watsonville High School junior didn’t think it was something he would ever actually do. His parents worked long hours in the strawberry fields just to make ends meet; the family couldn’t afford a computer—let alone a video camera and editing software.

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YubaNet.com
PUC Papers Site Reveals 100,000 + Internal Emails and Documents That Shine Light On Utilities Corruption Ring During Gov. Brown Era

May 24, 2016

SANTA MONICA, CA, May 24, 2016 - Consumer Watchdog has launched the first searchable website with hundreds of thousands of emails and other files uncovered from corruption scandals at the California Public Utilities Commission during Governor Jerry Brown's Administration.

www.PUCpapers.org allows the public, journalists, advocates, litigators, students and policymakers to search and uncover evidence,...

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YubaNet.com
Protesters to Urge Federal Officials Not to OK Offshore Fracking in California

May 24, 2016

CAMARILLO, Calif. May 24, 2016 — Coastal residents and members of three conservation organizations will rally today outside the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management office in Camarillo against a federal proposal to let oil companies resume offshore fracking near the California coast.

The protest — organized by the Center for Biological Diversity, Food & Water...

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Davis Vanguard
Economic Development Series: Impact of Public Schools on a Community’s Economic Development

Economic Development Series: Impact of Public Schools on a Community’s Economic Development

By Bob Poppenga The relationship between public schools and local economic development is often overlooked in community discussions.  Without debating the pros and cons of economic development in Davis, it might be instructive to look at how a community’s economic development is affected by the strength or weakness of its schools.  Interestingly, I found...

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