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  • Schools Drain Leaky Swimming Pools
    published on Sat, 18 Apr 2015 04:31:17 GMT
    Everyone has to make tough choices with the governor's order to cut back on water use by 25 percent. One school district is feeling the pain after an anonymous complaint about pools....
  • Spiceworks Expands Leadership Team to Drive Growth Strategy
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:48:25 GMT
    After five years at Twitter, Amir Movafaghi will join Spiceworks as the company's CFO starting April 30, 2015. Movafaghi was one of Twitter's first 150 employees and was instrumental in successfully scaling its business to over 4,000 employees and guiding the company through its November 2013 IPO....
  • Choosing a cost effective teacher credential program
    published on Fri, 29 May 2009 01:30:00 GMT
    The popularity of more budget-friendly, teaching credential programs offered at Cal State Universities has soared during these challenging times. However, those pursuing a teaching credential may want to consider a private school....
  • Second chances: Cut three years ago, Valencia High alum Huffman now...
    published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Former Valencia High baseball player Laine Huffman is Fullerton College's leading hitter this season. He hits atop coach Nick Fuscardo's batting order, and he is a nuisance on the base paths....
  • Capistrano parents protest school calendar starting before Labor Day
    published on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:29:00 GMT
    Some parents in Orange County's second-largest school district are protesting a change in when the school year starts - before Labor Day, a switch already taken by most Orange County campuses. More than 3,000 people have signed an online petition against the new calendar in Capistrano Unified School District, which will begin classes Aug. 25 this fall, and Aug. 15 in 2016....
  • Mazda Road To Indy Joins Project Yellow Light
    published on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:33:02 GMT
    Racers in all three rungs of the Mazda Road to Indy will be carrying the Project Yellow Light message at this weekend's Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, becoming ambassadors for highway safety. Over the past decade, Mazda Motorsports has established a leadership position in the development of young driving talent by creating the industry-unique Mazda Road to Indy and Mazda SportsCar Racing Academy....
  • Fencing classes for homeschoolers now available in Fullerton with Gryphon Fencing
    published on Sat, 29 Aug 2009 04:48:00 GMT
    Starting September 17th, homeschoolers of all grade levels can participate in fencing classes with Gryphon Fencing at the Orange Coast Fencing Academy in Fullerton. discipline, stamina, and coordination....
  • Models tell an aircraft's story
    published on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Because PacMin had been a big supporter of the All the Arts for All the Kids Foundation in the past, Lauralyn Eschner, founder of the nonprofit, reached out to the company when the hearts fundraiser was envisioned. The hearts are auctioned every November for up to $12,000 each, with the money going to the foundation to funds art programs in Fullerton schools....
  • Sizing Microsoft Azure And Amazon AWS Revenue
    published on Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:02:18 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....
  • 5 ways to create a safer digital environment at your school
    published on Wed, 15 Apr 2015 07:05:15 GMT
    In " Securing the Connected Classroom: Technology Planning to Keep Students Safe, " authors Abbie H. Brown, Ph.D., and Tim D. Green, Ph.D., outline a process that education leaders can follow to develop a secure environment for learning with technology. According to Brown and Green, "the book guides educators, administrators, and IT staff through a step-by-step process for creating a district-wide blueprint for keeping students safe while maintaining an appropriate level of security."...
  • Whittier councilmana s wife dies of Lou Gehriga s disease
    published on Wed, 15 Apr 2015 04:00:28 GMT
    WHITTIER >> Sandy Vinatieri, wife of Whittier City Councilman Joe Vinatieri, has died, nearly four years after she was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, her family announced. “We had 3 1/2 years to prepare for it and had the fun helping with their bucket list,” said Melanie Bickley, a friend of the family and a Whittier real estate broker....
  • Men's golf is mostly home-grown at CSUF
    published on Wed, 15 Apr 2015 01:46:24 GMT
    It is no coincidence that 11 of 12 members of Cal State Fullerton's men's golf team this season are from California, with many hailing from Orange County. Perhaps it's because Southern California has long been a hotbed for golf across all levels, with its warm temperatures only adding to the appeal....
  • A company's greatest asset is its employees
    published on Tue, 14 Apr 2015 22:15:19 GMT
    Bank of America's Orange County employees having donated 34,000 hours in 2014. Here, Bank of America employees volunteer for the March of Dimes' March for Babies event in 2014....
  • The faces of the Fullerton community
    published on Tue, 14 Apr 2015 00:59:09 GMT
    The 13th annual FACES of Fullerton event drew crowds Saturday to the Downtown Plaza where there was entertainment, booths, activities and places to sit and chat. This year's theme was "There's No Place Like Home."...
  • Runners, Angels help local youth
    published on Mon, 13 Apr 2015 20:06:44 GMT
    Angels Stadium was packed with more than 5,000 at the Angels 5K and 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk event presented by St. Joseph Hoag Health, benefiting the Angels Baseball Foundation. Runners followed the race course through Anaheim's Platinum Triangle on Saturday helping raise more than $100,000 for Orange County's youth....
  • Cool Cats and Cliches - A Night at the Beatnik
    published on Mon, 13 Apr 2015 06:29:35 GMT
    "Welcome to the scene, baby," cooed Adam England, director of operations, to a sea of guests entering the stately Muckenthaler Cultural Center in Fullerton, California. He sported a pair of dark sunglasses and a clichA d black beret, reminiscing the bluesy, self-confident Beatnik generation....
  • Status Update: Job fairs on tap in Anaheim, Irvine
    published on Sat, 11 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Dr. Jack Cox is the new senior vice president and chief medical officer at Irvine-based St. Joseph Health . Cox previously worked as senior vice president and chief quality officer for Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, which is St. Joseph Health's partner in St. Joseph Hoag Health....
  • I'm Taking a Chicano Studies Course and Angry - Now What?
    published on Wed, 08 Apr 2015 22:31:15 GMT
    DEAR MEXICAN: I'm a 23-year-old Latina attending a Texas university and taking a class that is centered on Latino culture and history. I'm a first-generation Tex-Mex kid, and lately, all of the documentaries and other coursework have been making me feel some type of way - angry, sad and overall confused, for lack of better phrasing....
  • Caring in action
    published on Wed, 08 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Students from the La Sierra Adult Transition Program in Fullerton work at cutting limes at Bourbon Street Bar & Grill. The workers learn the skills needed to work in a full service restaurant....
  • Prescott soccer's Gould commits to Vanguard U
    published on Mon, 06 Apr 2015 12:00:00 GMT
    Courtesy photo Jared Gould, a four-year varsity soccer player at Prescott High, has committed to take his game to the NAIA's Vanguard University next season. The Daily Courier Jared Gould, a four-year letterman for the Prescott High School boys' soccer team, has committed to take his game to the next level....