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  • Bond measure promises to upgrade Anaheim Union schools
    published on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    A $249 million bond measure promised to update 19 aging schools in the Anaheim Union High School District, but opponents said that property owners are still paying off a previous bond that was approved 12 years ago. If Measure H is approved on Nov. 4, high school and junior high campuses within the district would see faster Internet links, updated classrooms and plumbing repairs, according to an Anaheim Union report....
  • Editorial: No on Cypress Measure R
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Cypress residents are aware of the blight that is the Mackay School site on Cypress Avenue. Out of operation for more than three decades, the site has long been boarded up, chained off and vandalized - costing taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars in maintenance....
  • Editorial: Yes on Cypress Measure Q
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Cypress residents may have overplayed their hand with a 2008 bond of more than $50 million for school renovations - an amount that will be paid out several times over by the time the debt is cleared. It's a scenario seen all-too-often with bond measures, one most cities should aim to avoid....
  • College tax credits help ease costs
    published on Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:39:15 GMT
    With all the worries about rising college costs, lower- and moderate-income families should keep in mind that there are federal tax benefits that can help ease the financial burden of getting an education. For instance, there are two tax credits available that can lower your tax bill while you, or your child, are in school....
  • OC Varsity's high school football updates
    published on Sat, 18 Oct 2014 02:10:00 GMT
    Fans can keep track of their favorite team along with the rest of the games through OCVarsity's Twitter feed . You can follow along by searching Twiter for the hash tag #ocvupdates ....
  • District grants to grow student projects
    published on Thu, 16 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Lettuce, tomatoes and flowers will soon grow from a community garden planted at Gilbert High School, where students hope to teach preschool children how to plant food and then sell the produce at farmers markets. The Gladiator's Garden at Gilbert High and similar community-based projects at three other campuses will be partially funded by $400 grants awarded by the Anaheim Union High School District Student Service Foundation, a new group made up of student representatives from the district's ni...
  • Los Gatos: Recalling the frightening day when the earth shook ... 25 years ago
    published on Thu, 16 Oct 2014 01:19:50 GMT
    It's difficult to imagine it's been 25 years since the earth shook 11 miles underfoot, upending houses, buildings, streets and bridges, and changing the lives of thousands of people forever. The 6.9 Loma Prieta earthquake, centered in the Santa Cruz Mountains, took the lives of 63 Bay Area residents and injured more than 3,700 others....
  • Monroe provides $35 mln loan for Trident University recap
    published on Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:43:56 GMT
    Monroe Capital LLC today announced it acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a $35 million senior credit facility to support the recapitalization of Trident University International by a Northeast-based private equity sponsor. Based in Cypress, California, Trident University International is a leading regionally accredited online provider of post-secondary educational degree programs....
  • SAE Institute Digital Journalism Consultant Selected For Prestigious...
    published on Thu, 02 Oct 2014 05:32:22 GMT
    SAE Institute Chicago Digital Journalism Consultant Michael Britt has been selected to be a Sony Associate Artisan of Imagery. Britt, who uses Sony cameras in his work, is one of 11 influential photographers in the United States to be chosen for the honor....
  • Everyday Cheapskate:
    published on Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:11:03 GMT
    Could you use an extra $50 or $100 next week? If you get motivated, there's a big chance you can slash your family's food bill by $50 a week without sacrificing health and nutrition. And that will be tax-free cash you have in your hand ... not money that requires more overtime or a garage sale before you can get your hands on it....
  • "Newman's Own" Awards Totaling $200,000 Presented to Five Military Care Initiatives
    published on Fri, 26 Sep 2014 22:15:50 GMT
    General Martin E. Dempsey, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Recognizes Winners in Pentagon Ceremony - Fisher House is One of the Sponsors of the Competition Christopher Deery with The Veterans Group, accepts top honors at the Newman's Own Awards ceremony, held at the Pentagon Wednesday. General Martin E. Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, provided remarks at the 15th annual Newman's Own Award Ceremony at the Pentagon on Wednesday, as awards totaling $200,000 were presented to five n...
  • Newman's Own Recognizes Charities for Supporting Troops, Vets
    published on Wed, 24 Sep 2014 19:13:01 GMT
    Newman's Own, the company founded by the late actor Paul Newman, today awarded a total of $200,000 to five charities for their innovative programs intended to improve the quality of life for service members, their families and veterans. The Veterans Group, a Philadelphia-based organization providing shelter and rehabilitation for homeless veterans took the top award of $50,000 for its "Operation Warm Embrace," which helps vets recover from drug addiction while providing job training and educatio...
  • Yamaha Volunteers Log 200 Hours at Southern California's Coxey Meadows
    published on Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:38:37 GMT
    Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A. , employees and volunteers returned to the San Bernardino National Forest in advance of National Hunting and Fishing Day and National Public Lands Day, planting shrubs and cleaning up OHV areas for the seventh straight year alongside members of the U.S. Forest Service and Southern California Mountains Foundation . More than 40 volunteers, including Yamaha employees, their friends and family members, contributed more than 200 hours over a recent weekend....