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Spiderman’s webbing would be strong enough to stop a moving train, say physics students

Feb 25, 2013

Feb. 25, 2013 - In Spiderman 2, the superhero uses his webbing to bring a runaway train to a standstill moments before it plummets over the end of the track. But could a material with the strength and toughness of spiders' web really stop four crowded...

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Less Than HALF of Santa Monica Gov’t Schools Students Prepared for Even Community College

  Half of SMMUSD students not college ready Ashley Archibald, Santa Monica Daily Press,  2/22/13    Samohi students prepare to graduate in 2008. A new report by the school district says roughly half of SMMUSD students are not college ready whe...

Eduskeptic
Universal pre-school: Be careful what you wish for

Feb 24, 2013
Universal pre-school: Be careful what you wish for

  The President, in his speech to congress, once again broached the idea of pre-school for all children. Briefly stated, the costs would be borne by the federal and state governments, perhaps on a sliding scale, maybe on a needs basis. Details will have to be worked out. The devil is always in the...

Finding Our Way Now
The To Properly Storing Wine: Wine

In my last article, Take the Mystery Our Of Wine Tasting, I discussed the basics on wine tasting.  In that, there was a discussion with one of my readers about wine and wine storage.  That lead to a thought that maybe it would be

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Appeal Democrat
Students run for health, school program funds in Yuba City

Ethan Harris didn't really mind running five kilometers on a windy Saturday morning, but there was "a little" part of him that would have rather been home watching cartoons. "I'm (missing) a lot of SpongeBob," the 10-year-old admitted. "My mom made...

Appeal Democrat
Exotic animals amaze kids at Linda Preschool

There were smiles, squeals, cheers and a lot of nervousness as wide-eyed preschoolers looked over a variety of animals visiting their school on Friday afternoon at Linda Preschool. Levi, a 14-year-old Cuban iguana, scared some children out of their...

FOX40
What’s Next for Maple Elementary?

Feb 22, 2013

SACRAMENTO-

At Maple Elementary Friday, it seemed like a normal day, but behind the pencils and smiles there was sadness.

“I am sad because I will have to make new friends if the other kids don’t go to the same …


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Saving the Day

Feb 22, 2013

It’s the most important day of your life, and something’s gone wrong. What to do?

FOX40
Marijuana Brownies Brought to Hiram Johnson High School

Feb 22, 2013

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Sacramento Police say a 15-year-old at Hiram Johnson High School attempted to sell marijuana-filled brownies on campus.

The student was arrested after another student told a teacher.

Experts say marijuana can be cooked into just about anything, especially foods …


Capitol Alert
California analyst says K-12 funding overhaul has merits

Feb 22, 2013
California analyst says K-12 funding overhaul has merits

The nonpartisan Legislative Analyst's Office says in a new report that Gov. Jerry Brown's school funding overhaul has many strengths but questions the retention of some "irrational" relics from the current system that benefit powerful constituents. Ca...

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