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  • Common Core, upcoming bond vote the main focus of FJUSD candidates forum
    published on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:56:46 GMT
    The implementation of Common Core and the upcoming bond vote took up a great deal of discussion time at Fullerton Joint Union High School District's candidates forum. The forum, held September 29 at Arborland Montessori School and sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, was moderated by Dr. Sarah Hill, professor of Political Science at Cal State Fullerton ....
  • UC San Diego Swimmer Paul Li in Argentina to Compete in South American Championships
    published on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:33:04 GMT
    Paul Li, a junior All-American and team co-captain of the UC San Diego men's swimming and diving program, is currently in Argentina, awaiting the South American Championships this Thursday through Sunday, October 2-5. Li, a Fullerton product who graduated from Troy High School in 2012, will compete for Peru....
  • Sharon Quirk-Silva: SO much better than Young Kim.
    published on Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:56:36 GMT
    It's not even close. We've already established - although it bears repeating - that 65th Assembly District challenger Young Kim is a classic carpetbagger, popping up in Fullerton last year like a toadstool: The longtime La Habra resident and 20-year Ed Royce staffer had been considering moving to Diamond Bar to run for assembly there, but was instead convinced by Royce to come run against Sharon Quirk-Silva ....
  • JC Football Preview: OCC vs. Fullerton
    published on Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:51:02 GMT
    Key Pirates: So. WR Mark Munson ; OT Zach Bateman; So. MLB Paco Potter ; So. DT Ra'Shon Howard ....
  • Local residents complete military training
    published on Fri, 26 Sep 2014 23:53:00 GMT
    Jesus Montes, an Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps cadet at California State University - Fullerton, has graduated from the Leader Development and Assessment Course at Fort Knox, Ky. The 29 days of training provide the best possible professional training and evaluation for all cadets in the aspects of military life, administration and logistical support....
  • The Best Cloud-Based Enterprise Software Startups To Work For In 2014
    published on Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:01:00 GMT
    I'm serving as Vice President, Marketing at iBASEt. Previous positions include product marketing at Plex Systems, senior analyst at AMR Research , marketing and business development at Cincom Systems, Ingram Micro, a SaaS start-up and at hardware companies....
  • Miss pageant enters its 81st year
    published on Fri, 26 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Break out the sashes and gowns: the Miss Placentia/Miss Yorba Linda Scholarship program is back for its 81st year. Started in Placentia in 1934, the program is accepting applications from girls and women ages 13 to 24 who attend school, work or live in Placentia or Yorba Linda....
  • Board of Equalization calls delinquent taxpayers, including 3 in O.C.
    published on Fri, 26 Sep 2014 02:55:00 GMT
    Think back to grade school when the teacher wrote your name on the board if you didn't obey the rules. As a means of punishment, your name was exposed to all of your classmates until you showed the teacher good behavior....
  • Fullerton football predictions: Week 4
    published on Wed, 24 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Sunny Hills' last four-game winning streak occurred in 2010 head coach Jon Caffrey's first year at the school and not once in at least a decade has the program began a season 5-0....
  • 'Titans reach higher': a way of life at CSUF
    published on Wed, 24 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Every now and then, a motto emerges that taps into the mission of not just the organization that conceived it, but also the people whose passion take it from empty tagline to transformational reality. For example, the United Negro College Fund's "A mind is a terrible thing to waste," is a truth that mirrors the actions and mission of its advocates, as evidenced by the more than 400,000 African Americans who have achieved their academic goals through UNCF support....
  • VVC students can now ride VVTA buses for free
    published on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    The Victor Valley Transit Authority Board of Directors voted Monday to fund the Victor Valley College Ram Pass pilot program, reinstating the free student bus pass until January 2015, when a sustainable VVC transportation fee is expected to take effect. Effective immediately, any VVC student can ride VVTA regional, county, and deviated routes for free by presenting a valid VVC identification or ASB card....
  • Artist of the Week: Ethan Alloway
    published on Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    La Habra High School junior Ethan Alloway, 17, of Fullerton sits in front of a 20-second exposure image he shot. The photographer/film maker's pictures are on display in the Buena Park Council Chambers through October 10. If you stop by Buena Park City Hall this month, you will find a photography exhibition highlighting the work of La Habra High School student Ethan Alloway....
  • Class of '64 honors fallen soldier
    published on Sun, 21 Sep 2014 05:08:08 GMT
    While the group wanted to reach out to Woolley's family, they didn't know their whereabouts or how to contact them, Enright said. A few weeks ago, an Ancestry.com search led Enright to Woolley's sister Donna Woods, who lives in Huntington Beach....
  • Bradley and Jacinda Walters
    published on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:52:32 GMT
    Jacinda Vanderzyl of Apple Valley and Bradley Walters of Hesperia were united in marriage on July 26 at Boulder Creek Ranch in Hesperia. The bride is the daughter of Scott and Colleen Vanderzyl of Apple Valley....
  • CBA Announces New Board Leadership for 2015
    published on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:40:32 GMT
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 -- The Consumer Bankers Association issued the following news release: The Consumer Bankers Association is pleased to announce Tim Wennes, West Coast President and Head of Retail Banking and Wealth Markets for MUFG Union Bank, as Chairman of the Board of Directors, leading CBA's newly elected leadership for 2015....
  • ISTOOK: Will Taco Tuesday penalty on California campus also kill Halloween?
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:23:38 GMT
    Wearing traditional Mexican garb for Taco Tuesday earned a near death penalty for a sorority at California State University, Fullerton . It was "grotesquely inappropriate," the dean of students decreed....
  • Charleston, former Navy standout reach $400,000 settlement
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:08:53 GMT
    In this Nov. 28, 2013, file photo, then Charleston head coach Doug Wojcik yells at a player to get into position during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against San Diego State at the Wooden Legacy tournament in Fullerton, Calif. The College of Charleston has paid $400,000 to Wojcik as part of the settlement reached last week....
  • Jaguars ready to pounce at Almquist tournament
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:19:05 GMT
    The Jurupa Valley boys water polo team has made a habit of beating higher-division opponents early in the 2014 season. If the Jaguars can keep that up, they've got a chance to take home some valuable hardware this weekend....
  • Linda Johnston Crews
    published on Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Linda K. Johnston Crews passed away at her home in Irvine, California on September 13, 2014....
  • California sorority faces probation for a Taco Tuesdaya theme party
    published on Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:02:32 GMT
    A sorority at California State University, Fullerton faces a year of probation after it held a Mexican-themed recruitment party where students wore sombreros and other "culturally insensitive attire," the school said. The school's chapter of Alpha Delta Pi hosted a Taco Tuesday event on Aug. 19, in which 90 percent of attendees wore costumes, including sombreros, sarapes and in some cases, gang costumes, according to Dean of Students Tonantzin Oseguera, the school's Daily Titan newspaper reporte...