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  • View Press Release
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 18:23:52 GMT
    "Andy was a valued member of our leadership team from 2002 to 2008, and we are delighted to welcome him back to Health Net," said Jay Gellert, president and chief executive officer of Health Net. "Andy will be instrumental in helping us continue focusing on the development of our associates and making Health Net a great place to work."...
  • Charity Aids Nepal Earthquake Recovery to Support Educational Goals
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 13:43:29 GMT
    The mission of Empower Nepali Girls since 2001 has been to support girls' education in Nepal. In the aftermath of the Gorkha earthquake the charity has opened a special fund to assist in ways far beyond their original scope....
  • Omitting Market Risk Factor Creates Critical Flaw in Case-Shiller Home Price Indices
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 13:00:00 GMT
    The method used to calculate Standard & Poor's Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the most trusted benchmark for U.S. residential real estate prices, contains a flaw that likely could lead to misstating its monthly estimates, according to a newly published study led by faculty at Florida Atlantic University. The paper published in the Journal of Real Estate Research identifies an important deficiency in the Weighted Repeated Sales method developed by economists Karl Case and Robert Shiller, wh...
  • Sports notes: Chapman names new AD; Fullerton College inducts 12
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Troy High junior-to-be Beth Lillie, seen here during a round her freshman year, recently qualified for the 2015 U.S. Women's Open Championship. The tournament begins July 9 and will be held at Lancaster Country Club in Pennsylvania....
  • Visiting with Artists of the Year
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Last week, Orange County Register Publisher Rich Mirman and Varsity Arts coordinator Heide Janssen visited this year's Artists of the Year to congratulate them and deliver awards. Awards were given to Summer Wagner of Fullerton Union High School for theater, Nicholas Kendig of the Orange County School of the Arts for vocal music, Tara Choat of Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Arts for dance, Dahye Chung of Crean Lutheran High School for visual arts, Neema Sadeghi of University High Sc...
  • Flexible reduced-load work arrangements can help companies, professionals
    published on Tue, 26 May 2015 21:20:54 GMT
    Although it may seem counter-intuitive for companies to support reducing workloads for professionals, new research by Ellen Kossek of Purdue University's Krannert School of Management highlights the benefits to business and keys to making such work arrangements successful. Reduced-load work allows a professional to shorten his or her hours, decrease workload and take a commensurate pay cut while actively remaining on a career path, said Kossek, the Basil S. Turner Professor of Management and res...
  • Why What You Say As A Leader Does Not Matter
    published on Tue, 26 May 2015 16:23:00 GMT
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  • 5 Steps to Take Before Starting Online Group Work
    published on Mon, 25 May 2015 12:30:00 GMT
    Debbie Morrison, an instructional design consultant who works with California State University-Fullerton's online programs, says group work in online courses provides students with important virtual collaboration skills for the 21st-century workforce . In general, she adds, group assignments are beneficial because they create an environment that involves learning from peers and gaining additional perspectives on different subjects....
  • MBKU Honors First-Ever PA Class in Orange County with White Coat Ceremony
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 13:05:01 GMT
    Judy Ortiz, M.H.S., M.S., PA-C leads the School of Physician Assistant Studies' Class of 2016, the first-ever class of physician assistant students, as they receive white coats in preparation for clinical rotations starting in the fall. This class is setting the bar for the future of our program and I am very proud of the excellence they have shown in completing the rigorous didactic program here at MBKU....
  • Surfing, Standup Paddleboarding Doctor Teaches People How to Increase Performance and Avoid Injury
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 08:09:13 GMT
    After years of successfully applying an approach developed specifically for surfers and standup paddleboarders in his medical practice, Dr. Marc Adams wanted to be able to give more people access to his approach than he could through his practice alone. After years of successfully applying an approach developed specifically for surfers and standup paddleboarders in his medical practice, Dr. Marc Adams wanted to be able to give more people access to his approach than he could through his practice...
  • Lake County Winegrape Commission seats board members
    published on Tue, 19 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Kelseyville >> At its most recent meeting, the Lake County Winegrape Commission board of directors seated three recently elected directors who are looking to advance Lake County's wine industry through increased local involvement, expanded sustainable winegrape growing and renewed energy. Two new directors, Keith Brandt and Bruce Merrilees, joined incumbent David Weiss in taking their seats on the board, which comprises eight directors, seven of whom are Lake County winegrape growers elected by ...
  • Charlie Chaplin comes to Easton in 1915 - Almanac May 22, 2015
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 12:48:24 GMT
    In 1969 : The lunar module of Apollo 10, with Thomas P. Stafford and Eugene Cernan aboard, flew to within nine miles of the moon's surface in a dress rehearsal for the first lunar landing. In 1992 : after a reign lasting nearly 30 years, Johnny Carson hosted NBC's "Tonight Show" for the last time....
  • MBKU Graduates Join The Ranks Of More Than 4,000 SCCO Colleagues From ...
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 10:00:00 GMT
    Marshall B. Ketchum University conferred 96 Doctor of Optometry degrees, 47 residency certificates, one Master of Science degree as well as one honorary degree at its 111th commencement ceremony. Our alumni all around the world continue to provide excellent patient care, sound research for our profession and strides for a career in optometry....
  • Improv plan could be a windfall
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 07:03:57 GMT
    At the May 5 City Council study session, Stu Schreiberg of the Improv Corporation and Dwight Manley, a major Brea Downtown property owner, gave a brief presentation of a proposed Brea Improv that has little resemblance to the present one on Brea Boulevard. The new Improv would move to the corner of Brea Boulevard and Birch Street, presently housing Old Navy....
  • Solano College guard Nikki Andaya signs with Hope International
    published on Thu, 21 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Starting games as early as her freshman year at Benicia High School, Andaya has always displayed poise on the basketball court. That continued in her two seasons at point guard for the Solano College women's basketball team....
  • High School Baseball: Sea Kings stunned at home
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 04:23:42 GMT
    Not often has Evan Larsen allowed three or more runs in an inning this year. It had only happened twice in 75 2/3 innings....
  • Firework sales will work for some, not others
    published on Thu, 21 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Participating groups will distribute fliers that must be presented at the time of fireworks sales to ensure a portion of the profits. Those who forget to bring the fliers can print them from computers that will be available at the Honda Center, officials said....
  • UCLA Athletics: The Road to Greatness - Part 1
    published on Wed, 20 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Writer's Note: They stand as sentinels, and the heart surges in remembering their time. This is the start of a new series on UCLA's athletic Road to Greatness, the stories of men and women who rose to every challenge....
  • Kyle Friedrichs' odyssey leads to his goal to become ace at Long Beach State
    published on Wed, 20 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT
    Kyle Friedrichs believes he is in the early stages of a long career in baseball. But the Long Beach State senior right-hander has seen the game from enough perspectives to qualify as a veteran....
  • Fact Sheet: Creating Opportunity for All Through Stronger, Safer Communities
    published on Mon, 18 May 2015 12:00:12 GMT
    President Obama believes that in America everyone should be empowered by the country they call home, not limited by the zip code into which they are born. That's why the President's agenda is focused on expanding opportunity for all: restoring economic security to hard-hit American families; building stronger neighborhoods and communities; and ensuring young people have the opportunity to reach their full potential....