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Graduate Beats Odds, Gets Accepted to 9 Prestigious Colleges

May 30, 2013
Graduate Beats Odds, Gets Accepted to 9 Prestigious Colleges

SACRAMENTO-

Valedictorian, co-president of the mathletes and vice president of the key club –  a good list of accomplishments for any graduate, but the path for new graduate Lloyd Chen at Laguna High school wasn’t exactly typical.

You’d have to …


Whos Cooking School Lunch
Sacramento’s Tia Andrade – “If it doesn’t Taste Good, Kids Won’t Eat It.”

May 30, 2013
Sacramento’s Tia Andrade – “If it doesn’t Taste Good, Kids Won’t Eat It.”

TIA ANDRADE, SCHOOL FOOD SERVICE LEVEL 4, CAFETERIA MANAGER,  Leonardo da Vinci K-8, Sacramento City Unified School District, Sacramento, CA Origin: Kansas City, MO Tia grew up in the Midwest, eating what she calls a typical Midwest diet of meat … Continue reading

Capitol Alert
Poll: Californians back governor’s budget, school plan

May 29, 2013
Poll: Californians back governor’s budget, school plan

While Democratic lawmakers push Gov. Jerry Brown for a more generous budget, clear majorities of Californians affirmed the governor's cautious approach in a new Public Policy Institute of California poll. A solid 61 percent of California residents who...

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The State Hornet
First-year student seminar class helps freshmen connect on campus

May 29, 2013

When Professor Peter Baird took his first-year student seminar class on a Peak Adventures rock climbing expedition in the spring, he was concerned the rainy weather would cause problems.

YubaNet.com
State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Reports Sharp Drop in Number of Districts in Financial Jeopardy

May 29, 2013

SACRAMENTO, May 28, 2013 — A new report shows that less than half as many California school districts are in financial jeopardy now as a year ago, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced today. The state's Second...

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AccessLocal.TV
Thien Pham visits Foothill High

May 29, 2013

http://youtu.be/xP-sywpkfts By Sierra Gamblin, age 16 Foothill High School Video Editor Thien Pham, a comic book artist and High School teacher from the Bay Area, ...

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Capitol Alert
California’s budget conference committee set to convene Friday

May 28, 2013
California’s budget conference committee set to convene Friday

A "conference committee" is a parliamentary device to reconcile differing versions of legislation passed by both houses of the Legislature, but in California's Capitol is rarely used except to produce a final legislative version of the state budget....

AccessLocal.TV
DJ Papa Bear; From the Heart: May 2013

May 28, 2013
DJ Papa Bear; From the Heart: May 2013

 I am Brian McKinsey, aka: Papa B.  My 5 grand kids call me Papa B so I just kept on keeping on with that name ...

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Buckhorn Road
Memorial Day: My thanks have turned to sorrow

May 27, 2013

A few minutes ago, I was lying in bed, wide awake, listening to the rain patter on my roof, while my wife slept soundly beside me.  I lay there wondering to myself why I did not post some sort of Memorial Day tribute on my blog.  I know my bl...

California Political News and Views
San Jose State professors fire back at online class offer–not interested in best quality of education

  San Jose State professors fire back at online class offer By Katy Murphy, Oakland Tribune, 5/25/13 In a nationwide push to experiment with online university courses, San Jose State stands at the forefront, making deals with private sector startu...



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