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  • CSU faculty union sets dates for five-day strike
    published on Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:57:32 GMT
    Union leaders for California State University faculty on Monday announced strike dates across all campuses should they not receive the pay raise they've demanded for nearly a year, calling the threatened walkout a historic labor action in the nation's largest public university system. Jennifer Eagan, president of the California Faculty Association, said the five-day strike is targeted for April 13-15 and April 18-19, with picket lines at all 23 campuses, and professors not showing up for classes...
  • How California can entice young people back to teaching
    published on Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:58:29 GMT
    It's getting harder and harder to attract college students to teaching. That's frustrating for public schools, because there are plenty of job vacancies and a growing shortage of qualified applicants....
  • CSU faculty to strike for five days if contract deal not reached
    published on Mon, 08 Feb 2016 19:09:39 GMT
    Robert Crawford a math learning skills teacher at Sac State puts in his vote, Tuesday, October 20, 2015, with help from Sac State lecturer Lois Boulgarides, right, in the breezeway of the library at Sac State as faculty there held in-person voting for strike authorization. The California Faculty Association union on Monday said the faculty will strike for five days in April if a deal is not reached....
  • Obama wants a $10 tax on oil. Herea s why economists agree.
    published on Mon, 08 Feb 2016 18:57:49 GMT
    In this Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, photo, motorists get gas at a Costco station in Sacramento, Calif....
  • George Boardman: Is Big Tobacco good for the legal pot industry? We live in strange times
    published on Mon, 08 Feb 2016 18:35:20 GMT
    BASECAMP Grass Valley looks suspiciously like the state of Nevada's "Don't fence me in" campaign, but they say imitation is the sincerest form of flatterya AMAZON HAS picked up "Highland," a pot-based sitcom developed by comedienne Margaret Cho....
  • Simple Savings: Three Ways To Put Away An Extra $1,300 A Year
    published on Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:31:00 GMT
    SACRAMENTO - It might surprise you how many people aren't saving money, but it's also surprising how easy it is to sock money away and how quickly it can add up. In recent years, politicians have touted America's economic recovery, but that's not the case for Kevin Ford, who is looking for work, or Jennifer Hensley, a school crossing guard with a 7-year-old boy and a 10-year-old girl....
  • The anatomy of a Trump speech: A rollicking festival of grievance
    published on Mon, 08 Feb 2016 11:00:00 GMT
    Donald Trump is up there preaching to the choir, to the thousands of people who have flooded into a room at Plymouth State University in north-central New Hampshire on Sunday, two days before the primary. He is like a television evangelist aiming at your wallet, except this is the Church of Trump, and he's evangelizing for himself, asking for votes, not money....
  • TMS Health Education Announces The Advanced Transcranial Magnetic...
    published on Wed, 23 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Developed by leading clinicians and researchers, the advanced course provides practical, up-to-date information to physicians and allied health professionals who are interested in the clinical use of transcranial magnetic stimulation . Dr. Lanocha's research activities have focused on long-term clinical outcomes following TMS treatment for major depression....
  • California Lawmaker Looks to Make Football Safer for Young Players
    published on Mon, 08 Feb 2016 07:51:24 GMT
    As the nation was captivated by the football game that has become its most popular sporting event, California lawmakers are looking to make the sport safer for its youngest players. "Showing kids the helmet isn't used as a weapon, it's the technique," said Troy Lancaster, who is a coach and athletic director for the River City Junior Raiders in West Sacramento....
  • California Dental Office Trained in Sleep Apnea Protocol Offers Free...
    published on Tue, 25 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    The Sleep Group Solutions trained dental office of Dr. Thuy Nga Le Vu, in the Sacramento Area to offer free Sleep and wellness screenings at upcoming Health Fairs in August and September, as well as in-office by appointment. We are honored to help spread awareness that this treatment can save lives, not only for themselves but others around them that may be affected....
  • Manteca-Area Coach, Player Score Free Tickets To Super Bowl
    published on Sun, 07 Feb 2016 09:47:42 GMT
    CBS13/CW31 Television NEWS TIPS: Call 916-374-1301; toll-free: 1-800-374-TV13 or email news@kovr.com. CBS13 is getting answers....
  • Modesto Boy, 14, Reported Missing
    published on Sun, 07 Feb 2016 08:17:20 GMT
    CBS13/CW31 Television NEWS TIPS: Call 916-374-1301; toll-free: 1-800-374-TV13 or email news@kovr.com. CBS13 is getting answers....
  • VFW will honor heroes at breakfast
    published on Sun, 07 Feb 2016 05:11:59 GMT
    The annual Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6949 Salute to Heroes pancake breakfast and community awards recognition will run from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Veterans' Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St. in Davis. The breakfast includes eggs, sausage, fruit, milk, juice and coffee....
  • MenifeeROMOLAND: West Valley continues academic dominance
    published on Sun, 07 Feb 2016 05:00:06 GMT
    Standing in the Heritage High gym at the conclusion of the 33rd annual Riverside County Academic Decathlon on Saturday, Feb. 6, West Valley High adviser Timm Hannem commended his team for its effort over the two-weekend, 10-event scholastic competition. A couple hours later, once the results were verified, West Valley was crowned the Riverside County Academic Decathlon champion for the seventh time in the last eight years....
  • Checking in on the exciting UW men's basketball team
    published on Sun, 07 Feb 2016 01:21:34 GMT
    I haven't had a whole lot of time to take in the University of Washington men's basketball team this season, but now that the Seahawks' season is over and the Mariners' pre-spring training luncheon has been dealt with, I can maybe devote a little bit of my time to the Huskies. In that vein, I decided to sit down and watch the broadcast of Washington's game against Arizona on Saturday afternoon....
  • Education Buzz: FBI Teen Academy applicants sought
    published on Sun, 07 Feb 2016 01:17:30 GMT
    High school juniors interested in a potential career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation will have an opportunity to go behind the scenes and learn more about the FBI's role during the Spring 2016 Sacramento FBI Teen Academy. Classes are free, but a limited number of spots are available....
  • Internal Affairs: Carl Guardino is a true road warrior
    published on Sun, 07 Feb 2016 00:49:19 GMT
    Interstate 580 is the most-pothole-riddled freeway in the Bay Area and on Wednesday it claimed another driver -- but not just any motorist. It was Carl Guardino, president and CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and member of the California Transportation Commission....
  • Donald Trump's SNL Appearance Opens Door For Other Candidates To Get Equal Air Time
    published on Tue, 10 Nov 2015 07:50:44 GMT
    SEPTEMBER 30: Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump prepares for a town hall event at Keene High School September 30, 2015 in Keene, New Hampshire. Trump has seen his lead in the polls slip but still leads in New Hampshire....
  • CRP Chairman's Year-end Review of Governor
    published on Wed, 28 Dec 2011 02:12:03 GMT
    California Republican Party Chairman Tom Del Beccaro offers a performance analysis of Governor Jerry Brown's first year on his website, Political Vanguard , which he has maintained throughout his rising political career since 2002. "The first year of a new executive's term, often with political winds and a honeymoon at his back, is the time when he has the greatest opportunity to make significant changes....
  • THINK Together And Caltech Join Forces To Expand Opportunities For...
    published on Sat, 06 Feb 2016 13:00:00 GMT
    THINK Together, in collaboration with The Children's Center at Caltech, will host the 4th annual Early Childhood Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Conference on February 4-6, 2016 at the Pasadena Hilton. The conference will promote and increase awareness of the importance of introducing STEM education in early childhood, birth through eight years....