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  • Kashkari calls out Gov. Brown for silence on teacher job protections

    Kashkari calls out Gov. Brown for silence on teacher job protections
    The way Gov. Jerry Brown sees it, California has upended the nation's practice of shortchanging the schools of poor and minority students. "Those who have the biggest challenge, they need the most money," Brown told an American Federation of Teachers...
  • The long path to the Congressional Gold Medal

    The long path to the Congressional Gold Medal
    Pat Summitt may be on the way to receiving the Congressional Gold Medal, but Sally Ride has a way to go. Many are recommended for Congress' highest civilian honor, but only a handful receive it. Still, it's been awarded to a heart surgeon, a comedian,...
  • University of California launches effort to reduce world hunger

    University of California launches effort to reduce world hunger
     The University of California system is launching an effort to expand research and outreach to help reduce world hunger, improve nutrition and aid farmers coping with climate change, officials announced Tuesday. UC President Janet Napolitano said the...
  • Rigorous U.S. History Standards Needed

    For those who value the teaching of U.S. history in public schools, a recent appearance of labor's special interest before our state legislature should give us pause that this will happen even as new history standards -- contained in the C3 framework...
  • A decades-old same-sex marriage complicates a green-card case

    A decades-old same-sex marriage complicates a green-card case
    Anthony Sullivan and Richard Adams were spending a quiet evening watching television in their Tujunga home when Johnny Carson joked about some liberal county clerk in Colorado who had done the unthinkable: issued a marriage license to two men. It was...
  • UC system aiming to reduce world hunger, improve food research

    UC system aiming to reduce world hunger, improve food research
    The University of California system is launching an effort to expand and focus research to help reduce world hunger, improve nutrition and aid farmers coping with climate change. UC President Janet Napolitano, in comments to be delivered Tuesday...
  • ‘Star Wars Rebels’: First look at ‘Rebel hunter’ villain Agent Kallus

     
    As the fall premiere of “Star Wars Rebels” grows ever closer, we're getting more familiar with the characters created to […]...
  • Weekend preview: Coconut bikini top and Bikini Bottom

    Weekend preview: Coconut bikini top and Bikini Bottom
    Saturday’s Ju-Luau and Lake Worth Crab Crawl is the kind of earnest event that reels  you in by proclaiming that you’ll be getting lei’d all day and … you don’t even roll your eyes. Because everybody’s heart is in...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Author Talk And Book Signing With Philip A. Goduti, Jr.

    The Cromwell Belden Public Library will present an author talk and book signing featuring Philip A. Goduti, Jr., author of "Robert F. Kennedy and the Shaping of Civil Rights, 1960-1964," on Thursday July 24, at 7 p.m. From the 1960 presidential...
  • H.B. July 4 parade televised for first time

    H.B. July 4 parade televised for first time
    The Huntington Beach Fourth of July parade has been held in the city for 110 years, but Friday marked the first time the annual tradition was broadcast across Southern California. From 10 a.m. to noon, millions of viewers in the Southland were able to...
  • Finding refuge in the City upon a Hill

    Last week, President Barack Obama announced new measures meant to address the recent increase in the number of unaccompanied children arriving at our nation's border with Mexico.This crisis which the administration has rightly characterized as a...