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LAUSD students awarded cars, iPads for excellent attendance–NOT for Acdemic Excellence

  LAUSD students awarded cars, iPads for excellent attendance By Barbara Jones, LA Daily News,   6/13/13 There was an ad-libbing emcee, guests dressed in finery, a couple of acceptance speeches and a clutch of photographers snapping shots of the...

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What Recovery? Symanec Lays Off 1700, Zynga 520, NetApp 900 and IBM 1300

      Symantec plans layoffs, joining Zynga and NetApp By Jeremy C. Owens, San Jose Mercury News, 6/13/13 In a statement to AllThingsD, which originally reported the layoffs, Symantec spokeswoman Ellen Hayes confirmed the move. “Sy...

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Online Grocery Shopping: Will Obama use NSA and ObamaCare to Control Your Food Shopping?

  Instacart seeks to dominate online grocery delivery Renée Frojo,  San Francisco Business Times, 6/14/13 Instacart, a San Francisco-based grocery delivery service that’s taking orders and seemingly kicking butt, has already made ordering groc...

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Extortionist Union costing millions in federal funding for San Fran Housing

  S.F. Housing Authority labor disagreement is costing millions in federal funding  by Chris Roberts, SF Examiner,   6/14/13    A standstill between powerful labor unions and the Housing Authority has delayed the agency from using simple han...

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Democrats/Brown Approve Common Core for Education—Studies Prove California Students to be Dumbed Down

  Study says nationalized K-12 science standards fall far short of CA’s By Tom Chorneau, SI&A Cabinet,   6/14/13  Plans in California to replace the state’s existing science curriculum standards with a new national set recently released...

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Leftists Promoting New Concept: Fairy Tales Are Racist, Colonialist and “Hetronormative”

  The unbelievable case against beloved children’s stories By B. Christopher Agee, Conservative Daily News,  6/13/13 The unbelievable case against beloved children’s stories According to results presented by a researcher during a recent confe...

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State Build Hydrogen Stations for $100,000 Cars—Your Tax $$ So VERY Rich Can Gas Their Cars

  State grants $18.7M for hydrogen fueling stations Mark Anderson, Sacramento Business Journal 6/14/13 The California Energy Commission has approved $18.7 million in grants to expand the state’s infrastructure for hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. Hy...

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Smile! Hackers Can Silently Access Your Webcam Right Through The Browser (Again)

  Smile! Hackers Can Silently Access Your Webcam Right Through The Browser (Again) Greg Kumparak, TechCrunch,   6/14/13  You know those people who put tape over their laptop’s webcam to keep digital peeping toms at bay? They’re not crazy. ...

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Feds subpoena So-Cal water district with ties to Calderon brothers

Jun 14, 2013
Feds subpoena So-Cal water district with ties to Calderon brothers

Federal authorities have served a subpoena at the Central Basin Municipal Water District in Los Angeles County, an agency that has come under scrutiny in the past for its close ties to former Assemblyman Tom Calderon and his brother, Sen. Ron Calderon...

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Rocklin lawmaker ambushed over ‘undeserved’ amendment

Jun 14, 2013
Rocklin lawmaker ambushed over ‘undeserved’ amendment

Republican Assemblywoman Beth Gaines of Rocklin got more than she bargained for when she wrote an amendment this week to a budget trailer bill on mental health services. Gaines asked that the word "underserved" be changed to "undeserved" in language ...

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