| Jun 13, 2014
| 1:12 PM
It seems wherever I go in the realms of education and career, I'm being urged to "mind the gap."
As London signs alert passengers to step carefully over the gap from platform to train, I've been directed to pay attention to the skills gap, gaps in...
| May 6, 2014
| 4:53 PM
A flag ceremony at R.D. White Elementary was anything but ordinary as former principal Suzanne Risse was surprised by an unveiling of a statue in her name. The piece depicts a girl lying on her stomach reading a book.
Resting on a cement block that also...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:36 PM
The Sun makes endorsements for state legislature and County Council in the following races:
The 9th District senate seat is being vacated by Republican Allan Kittleman who is running to be Howard County executive. Current Republican...
| May 18, 2014
| 5:31 PM
The alarming messages began appearing on Chinese-language social media networks in early February: A proposal in the California Legislature would cut the number of Asian students admitted to UC schools.
Posters called it the "Yellow Peril Act," while...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The Florida Legislature has sent Gov. Rick Scott the controversial bill that expands the state's largest school voucher program. Scott has 15 days to decide what to do with the bill (SB 850). A number of education advocacy groups, including the Florida...
| May 23, 2014
| 2:24 PM
May is "thank your local teacher" month. Consider that Teacher Appreciation Week is May 5 through 9, National Teacher Day is May 6 and California's Day of the Teacher is May 14.
While it is nice to have one's vocation singled out, it would be nicer if...
| May 8, 2014
| 5:19 PM
May is “thank your local teacher” month: Teacher Appreciation Week (May 5 through 9), National Teacher Day (May 6) and California’s Day of the Teacher (May 14).
While it is nice to have one’s vocation be singled out, it would be...
| May 28, 2014
| 9:38 PM
With the focus on concussions in young athletes intensifying across the nation, the White House on Wednesday unveiled a raft of initiatives aimed at preventing mild traumatic brain injury and improving its diagnosis and treatment in children.
| May 17, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Burbank residents may be in for another round of utility-rate increases in July, as officials have proposed modest hikes during preliminary budget discussions.
Water rates will likely jump 4.75%, an increase that officials say is driven by hikes in...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Families in Community Consolidated District 15 have been able to turn to a donation-stocked coat closet if they need winter gear, but starting in the fall, all kinds of clothing will be available for free.
The new Community Closet at Gray M. Sanborn...
| May 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
A new Main Street restaurant is the first in Laurel's Historic District to take advantage of the state law change that allows liquor licenses within 500 feet of a church.
Olive on Main, which opened April 21 in the former site of Salute Italian...