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  • Offering state-sponsored retirement accounts to private-sector workers

    California Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon's "second mother," his Aunt Francisca, spent most of her 74-plus years cleaning houses for people who had pensions through their employers or were wealthy enough to set aside money in their own...
  • Farm Credit East scholarship

    MANSFIELD- Chelsea Kegler was awarded a $1,500 scholarship from Farm Credit East, an agricultural lending cooperative, to apply to her higher education. Chelsea raises Jersey cattle and Hampshire sheep and was active in her high school's FFA chapter....
  • Illinois attorney general suing over student loans

    Illinois attorney general suing over student loans
    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan will announce lawsuits today against companies she says are guilty of student loan debt scams. The lawsuits, which Madigan will discuss at a morning news conference at the Thompson Center, are the first of their...
  • Programs help adults earn degrees in half the time

    After hitting a ceiling in career advancement at his job in wireless telecommunications, Mike Schaefer wanted to boost his opportunities and was interested in earning an MBA. But with a job that requires some heavy traveling and a family with young...
  • Different lists can help you pick a school

    Different lists can help you pick a school
    It's college application season, when those famous lists of college rankings really start to matter. But do they? Sure, the traditional lists can help you choose a strong academic program with national cachet. But what about all those 101 other things...
  • Robert B. Reich: Freedom, power and the conservative mind

    Last week the Supreme Court struck down a key part of the Affordable Care Act, ruling that privately owned corporations don't have to offer their employees contraceptive coverage that conflicts with the corporate owners' religious beliefs. The owners...
  • What keeps poor U.S. students from going to college?

    What keeps poor U.S. students from going to college?
    To judge by this summer's banner policy proposals, the most important question for higher-education reform right now is giving students easier access to loans. But evidence from Canada suggests those changes won't address the greater need: Getting more...
  • Community service sounds sweet to Howard students

    Community service sounds sweet to Howard students
    Even though Monica Patel can no longer play the violin, her love of music helped her win a four-year scholarship to McDaniel College in Westminster. Patel, who graduated in May from Howard High School, has been involved throughout her high school career...
  • Community: Lions have loudest roar

    Community: Lions have loudest roar
    The Northwest Glendale Lions Club was named No. 1 among the district's 36 clubs at the District 4-L1 Convention in May. Ryan Nekota is president. Also receiving recognition at the convention were Zone Chairman Vince De Santis who received an Award of...
  • National Merit Scholars announced

    Students from Irvine, Newport Beach, Fountain Valley and Laguna Beach were among 1,600 National Merit Scholarship winners announced as part of the organization's third round of scholarships for the year. The awards, announced Monday, will provide...
  • Helping dreams come true

    Helping dreams come true
    Laura Hernandez didn't find out that she was undocumented until she went to apply for college financial aid. Suddenly she was faced with teaching herself how to apply for a deferral under the Dream Act, which offers conditional permanent residency to...