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  • Letters: Bullet train failures may be to our benefit
    published on Sun, 24 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Re: "Train crashes, Democrats jump tracks" [Opinion, May 17]: Carl M. Cannon does a fine job of describing the true Amtrak spending sink hole. Five decades and $45 billion plus later, you still can't go from Los Angeles to Sacramento on its rails....
  • Youngest boy to graduate from California college at just age 11
    published on Sun, 24 May 2015 02:45:52 GMT
    An 11-year-old boy has graduated from a California community college with not one but three different Associate degrees. According to a report by News.com.au on May 23, Tanishq Abraham graduated with an Associate degree in science, math, and foreign language studies....
  • Joined at the hip: Kindergarten teachers end 22-year run as partners in education
    published on Sun, 24 May 2015 01:49:11 GMT
    If fate had worked out differently, Jane Williams and Sue Stuart would have met as freshman at San Joaquin Delta College in the fall of 1967. Instead, they became forever linked in 1993, more than halfway through their 46-year teaching careers, and while they didn't start together, they're finishing together....
  • Kids Klub taking signups for summer camp
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 22:26:11 GMT
    Davis Kids Klub, a local nonprofit organization, is hosting its 13th year of summer camps and has teamed up with Davis Adult Community Education, Davis DARTS and Davis Tennis Academy to create a comprehensive opportunity for students in one convenient location - North Davis Elementary School, 555 E. 14th St. The camp features structured part-day and full-day options along with a private group swim at Community Pool; weekly Davis library visits; field trips; and math, language arts and outdoor fi...
  • Meet the Indian origin 11-yr-old boy with three college degrees
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 19:03:07 GMT
    Wellington, May 23 : A 11-year-old Indian-origin American boy has acquired three college degrees-in math, science and foreign language studies-from the American River College in Sacramento, California. Tanishq Abraham passed his high school in 2014, but while pursuing that, he took up graduation courses and excelled in them in 2015, Stuff.co.nz reported....
  • Birch Lane holds clothing drive
    published on Fri, 15 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Birch Lane Elementary School, in partnership with ReUseIt, is providing an opportunity to de-clutter homes while making a difference locally by hosting a mobile clothing drive. The drive continues through May 31 at the school, 1600 Birch Lane in Davis....
  • 11-year-old Indian-American genius graduates from college
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 16:20:56 GMT
    Creating a record of sorts, an 11-year-old Indian-American schoolboy has surprised one and all by graduating from a California college with three associate degrees in maths, science and foreign language studies. Unlike children of his age who are seen scrolling through iPads and smartphones or are into music and games, Tanishq Abraham graduated from American River College in Sacramento, California, alongside 1,800 students and wants to become the president of the United States....
  • Indian-American kid graduates with three degrees
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 13:31:05 GMT
    An 11-year-old Indian-American kid, has graduated from a Californian college with three associate degrees in math, science and foreign language studies. At an age, when most kids of his age are busy scrolling through iPads or smartphones, this Indian American is different....
  • Tanishq Abraham: Meet 11-year-old college grad, who already has three degrees
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 11:27:39 GMT
    Tanishq Abraham graduated from American River College in Sacramento on Wednesday night with degrees in math and physical sciences, general science and foreign language studies. Tanishq Abraham, an 11-year-old boy from California, put on a black gown and tasseled cap....
  • 11-year-old graduates from Calif. college with astonishing 3 degrees
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 04:19:32 GMT
    Tanishq Abraham of Sacramento, California, isn't much different from most other fresh college graduates - barring his height and age, of course, along with the likelihood that he's never even had a girlfriend. To graduate college at such an age seems like an impossible feat in itself, let alone considering what Tanishq has accomplished; he has earned three Associate's degrees in math and physical science, general science and foreign language studies, according to USA Today ....
  • Could waste and fraud be happening in your school district?
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 02:22:07 GMT
    This is an excerpt of On Assignment, education writer Theresa Harrington's blog on Contra Costa County schools. Read more and post comments at IBABuzz.com/onassignment ....
  • New Graduates Encouraged by Statea s Latest Unemployment Figures
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 02:14:27 GMT
    Friday's ceremonies included the College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies, College of Natural Science and Mathematics, and the College of Education. A few dozen masters candidates were recognized before around one thousand bachelor's studies students were honored in front of their families and supporters....
  • Editorial: Saving for a rainy day
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 22:33:43 GMT
    May 22, 2015 Hand a kid a new credit card, and he or she will likely go shopping. Hand a politician a multi-billion dollar budget surplus: you know they'll want to spend it....
  • Suicide prevention video wins award for Apple Valley High students
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 23:35:06 GMT
    A group of young local filmmakers have earned a statewide award after they pooled their talents to create a video that focuses on preventing suicide and reducing the stigma of mental illness. With their film "Withered Sticks and Poison," Apple Valley High School seniors Cory Bilodeau, Seth Bowlin and Luke Dominguez recently took home the Outstanding Screenplay and Acting award in the Suicide Prevention Category at the Directing Change Student Film Contest....
  • Sacramento CA: AB 847 and AB 554 Clear Assembly Floor
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 23:27:15 GMT
    Today, two bills introduced by Assemblymember Kevin Mullin cleared the Assembly floor and now move on to the Senate for consideration. AB 847 received unanimous support on the Assembly floor and directs the State Department of Health Care to develop a proposal for submission to the federal Secretary of Health and Human Services, allowing California to compete to become a designated state eligible for enhanced federal mental health funds....
  • 11-year-old college graduate: 11-year-old says college graduation is 'nbd'
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 22:11:35 GMT
    Tanishq Abraham graduated from American River College in Sacramento on Wednesday night with degrees in math and physical sciences, general science and foreign language studies. An 11-year-old college graduate doesn't think that his success is that big of a deal -- but others think differently! According to People Magazine , 11-year-old Tanishq Abraham was at the graduation ceremony at American River College in Sacramento, California, on Wednesday, receiving his diploma....
  • Eleven year-old earns three degrees one year after finishing high school
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 21:18:53 GMT
    Eleven-year-old Tanishq Abraham just earned three associate degrees, an admirable accomplishment for anyone, let alone a pre-teen. A native of Sacramento, California, Tanishq crossed the commencement stage at American River College on Wednesday to accept degrees in math, science, and language studies....
  • Tourism, Already Simmering, Looks Hot For Summer
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 20:58:20 GMT
    Good news for Mother Lode businesses. Local tourism, which has been on the rise, is expected to sizzle in the summer months, according to the visitors bureaus in Tuolumne and Calaveras counties....
  • Sacramento area unemployment drops to 5.6 percent
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 18:18:32 GMT
    Unemployment in the Sacramento region fell to 5.6 percent in April, a rate unseen since the early months of the recession. The region's unemployment rate is now just 0.1 percent above the level when economists peg the start of California's recession in July 2007....
  • City to talk sharing consultant cost
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 17:14:00 GMT
    As La Caada school officials continue to negotiate with their counterparts in Glendale the terms by which students living in the city's western edge might be peaceably transferred into LCUSD boundaries, city officials are considering how they might help. During Monday's regular meeting of the La Caada Flintridge City Council, Mayor Pro Tem Jon Curtis - who represents the city on a subcommittee designed to find solutions to the transfer issue - told fellow council members both school districts we...