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  • Cal State University faculty may strike in April
    published on Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:40:00 GMT
    Cal State Fullerton English teacher Michelle Luster joins hundreds of faculty members rallying for pay raises outside a Board of Trustees meeting in Long Beach in November. Cal State Fullerton English teacher Michelle Luster joins hundreds of faculty members rallying for pay raises outside a Board of Trustees meeting in Long Beach in November....
  • Pension peril comes into sharper focus
    published on Mon, 08 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Usually, "Follow the money" is a good starting point when examining government operations. Especially concerning pension obligations, one of the more welcome changes in government the past decade has been the adoption of rigorous accounting methods by the Government Accounting Standards Board, standards similar to those long used by private-sector accountants....
  • Aggie women survive scare at 2-21 Fullerton
    published on Sun, 07 Feb 2016 05:10:51 GMT
    After losing to Big West-leading UC Riverside on Thursday, the UC Davis women almost were ambushed by Big West cellar-dwelling Cal State Fullerton but survived, 63-59, Saturday afternoon at Titan Gym. Trailing by only 2 with five seconds left, Fullerton guard Lauren Nubla sent a chill through Aggie Nation went she went baseline for a little running scoop shot....
  • Lawyer Offers $1M in Kids' Tuition
    published on Sun, 07 Feb 2016 00:14:15 GMT
    Fullerton attorney and avid sailor, Marty Burbank, said he was considering buying a boat for himself before a sermon by the pastor at his church led him to reconsider. He then decided to guarantee the education of 26 Rio Vista Elementary kindergartners with the money instead....
  • Attorney Surprises 26 Kindergartners With College Tuition
    published on Sat, 06 Feb 2016 22:26:09 GMT
    Fullerton attorney and avid sailor, Marty Burbank, said he was considering buying a boat for himself before a sermon by the pastor at his church led him to reconsider. He then decided to guarantee the education of 26 Rio Vista Elementary kindergartners with the money instead....
  • Cynthia Moran 04162015 01 12 2016 committee update
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 17:13:15 GMT
    Cynthia Moran was elected to the Chino Hills City Council in November of 2012 and served her first term as Mayor in 2015. She has been an active volunteer in the community and currently serves as a Board Member of the Chino Hills Community Foundation....
  • Fullerton train station, exercise equipment on council agenda
    published on Tue, 07 Oct 2014 11:03:04 GMT
    Approving a grant to install exercise equipment in a park in a low income area and fixing the train station loading dock will be among the council agenda items at its Oct. 7 meeting at Fullerton City Hall. St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton recently awarded the city a $117,200 Healthy Eating, Active Living gran t, which will pay for the purchase and installation of exercise equipment in two parks in low-income areas of Fullerton....
  • Fullerton groups help kids get ready for a new school year with supplies
    published on Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:58:47 GMT
    Southlands Fullerton church held a backpack assembling party August 24 at the Fullerton YMCA where they assembled 85 backpacks to help children in the Fullerton school district. The backpacks filled with supplies are designated to children in the YMCA's day care at Richman Elementary School, according to Clare McKenna, Fullerton YMCA' s executive director....
  • Ketchum University Honored Individuals and Organizations Recognized...
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 11:36:59 GMT
    MBKU honored three distinguished philanthropists for their significant generosity and community leadership at the university's sixth annual Circle of Vision Luncheon on Friday, January 29, 2016. It was an honor to recognize each award recipient at our sixth annual Circle of Vision Luncheon for their continuing support and leadership among our many generous donors....
  • Fullerton couple says it will cover college tuition for this Class of 2032
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Marty Burbank, left, and his wife, Seon Chun-Burbank, right, help Tessa Ashton teach the letter of the day to her kindergarten class at Rio Vista Elementary School. The Burbanks have offered to pay these students' college tuition....
  • AP
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 07:49:01 GMT
    A record number of people were exonerated of criminal convictions last year in the United States, and nearly 40 percent of those cases involved homicide convictions. The National Registry of Exonerations, a project of the University of Michigan Law School, reported 149 people were wrongly convicted of crimes in 2015....
  • Super Bowl memories: 11 heart surgeries later, he's still remembered for Darth Vader commercial
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 07:31:21 GMT
    In this screen shot provided by Volkswagen of America, Max Page portraying Darth Vader uses the Force in a 2011 Super Bowl XLV commercial. Actor Max Page, 11, holds onto an autographed Darth Vader helmet in his San Clemente home....
  • Super Bowl memories: Teacher was featured in a Microsoft commercial, even if he didn't know it
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 06:41:00 GMT
    Scott Bedley's fifth-grade Plaza Vista School classroom made an appearance in Microsoft's nationally-televised Super Bowl commercial. Scott Bedley and his fifth-grade Plaza Vista School classroom made an appearance in Microsoft's nationally-televised Super Bowl commercial....
  • GoGrad.org Recognizes HIU as #22 in National Ranking
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 17:26:42 GMT
    Hope International University is listed as #22 for offering the most notable combination of academic quality, accommodation, guidance and affordability in its Online Master's Program. Fullerton, CA, February 04, 2016 -- -- HIU's Online Master's Degree in Education was recently recognized as one of the best programs of its kind in the U.S. by GoGrad.org, a leading resource for graduate-level education....
  • CSUF's University Extended Education reaches young and old in the county
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 02:50:00 GMT
    From 7-year-olds to 90-somethings, Cal State Fullerton University's Extended Education division works with individuals of all ages. Programs overseen by UEE include the Fullerton Arboretum, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, on-campus summer camps for children and teens, and study abroad and certificate programs....
  • Voting district mapping process continues
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    In November, Fullerton voters will decide whether the city should switch to district elections, in which council members are elected from geographic districts. A final map will be presented to voters at that time....
  • The public can help pick college chancellor
    published on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 21:19:00 GMT
    The public can weigh in on five finalists for chancellor of the North Orange County Community College District next week. The district is holding two forums on Feb. 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cypress College, and at 12 to 4 p.m. at Fullerton College....
  • Some things change, some stay the same with Fullerton election results
    published on Fri, 14 Nov 2014 13:41:48 GMT
    Change includes election results of the 65th Assembly District , which covers a portion of Anaheim, Fullerton, Cypress, Buena Park, La Palma and also a small portion of Garden Grove. Young Kim defeated incumbent Sharon Quirk-Silva....
  • In the witching hour
    published on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 19:09:20 GMT
    Frontman Michael Charles Parks and his Nashville psych-rock band All Them Witches are looking forward to putting fans in Tel Aviv under their spell. All them Witches frontman Michael Charles Parks seen here with the rest of the band....
  • 7 Ways New Technology Can Improve How Students Learn
    published on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 11:03:23 GMT
    For the last decade, there have been great shifts in the ways students study and learn, as education companies have developed new digital learning platforms. Educators say that content is more engaging and interactive now, and the benefits of these changes have been far reaching....