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At 43 years old, Katina Johnson is planning her high school graduation party. It's been about thirty years since she dropped out of middle school when she found out she was pregnant. Even before then, though, she'd never had a stable education. Her mother was addicted to drugs and moved her around a lot before she died when Johnson was just 12 years old. "That was the last time I even seen the inside of a school," she says. More than 88 percent of American adults have finished high school.…
05.25 / 10:22
kazu.org
If you fly into Haines, Alaska, you'll be on a prop plane so small that your pilot will call the roll. "Melissa." Yup. "Mary." Yes. "Joseph?" Right here. Just 2,500 people live in Haines — a small town in southeast Alaska surrounded by water. The scenery is incredible, with snowy mountains and lush green forest beyond. The city center is just a few blocks, with several bars, a few restaurants and a beautiful, award-winning library. But lately, this idyllic place has been roiled by a bitter …
05.25 / 10:22
kazu.org
October 13, 1932 – May 20, 2017 Jane Parsons was born in Berkeley on October 13, 1932 and died of cancer on May 20. She was 84 years old. In 2016, Parsons was honored with the Citizen of the Year Lifetime Achievement award by the Antioch Chamber of Commerce for her many years of service […
05.25 / 09:46
antiochherald.com
The premiere Business Activity Index generated by the research arm of UC Riverside's School of Business shows 1.7 percent growth for the Inland area in the first quarter of 2017, a trend that has seen an 18 percent unbroken increase for the local economy over the past five years.The index chart begins with the first quarter of 2005 and set the 100 mark baseline during the first quarter of 2009, when the economy began its slow recovery from the Great…
05.25 / 09:41
redlandsdailyfacts.com
REDLANDS >> A space at Redlands High School once occupied by dying oleanders has been transformed into a memorial garden to honor a beloved staff member.The more-than-year-long effort was spearheaded by the school's Environmental Club to remember Kathleen Worth, a former registrar attendant who died…
05.25 / 09:41
redlandsdailyfacts.com
Movie in the ParkBring the whole family and watch the animated film "Sing" Friday at Ed Hales Park at the corner of State and Fifth streets in downtown Redlands. The movie begins at dusk (between 7:45 and 8:15 p.m.). Guests are encouraged to bring a lawn chair and/or a blanket. The free event is sponsored by the city's Quality of Life Department and will feature musical entertainment, games and activities for…
05.25 / 09:41
redlandsdailyfacts.com
The premiere Business Activity Index generated by the research arm of UC Riverside's School of Business shows 1.7 percent growth for the Inland area in the first quarter of 2017, a trend that has seen an 18 percent unbroken increase for the local economy over the past five years.The index chart begins with the first quarter of 2005 and set the 100 mark baseline during the first quarter of 2009, when the economy began its slow recovery from the Great…
05.25 / 09:40
dailybulletin.com
The premiere Business Activity Index generated by the research arm of UC Riverside's School of Business shows 1.7 percent growth for the Inland area in the first quarter of 2017, a trend that has seen an 18 percent unbroken increase for the local economy over the past five years.The index chart begins with the first quarter of 2005 and set the 100 mark baseline during the first quarter of 2009, when the economy began its slow recovery from the Great…
05.25 / 09:40
sbsun.com
Jason Cisneroz, a community service officer in Houston, is troubled. His job in the nation's fourth largest city is to forge good relations between the police and Hispanic immigrants, a population typically wary of blue uniforms. "A couple of days ago there was a witness to a burglary of a motor vehicle," he said. "She saw the suspects run to a certain place and with items they stole from a car, but she was afraid to come to police, she was in fear they would ask for her papers." Police…
05.25 / 09:25
kazu.org
Artist’s rendering of the Long Beach Exchange, a 26-acre shopping center that will be built in Douglas Park. Formerly home to the Douglas Aircraft Company, the 238-acre area near the Long Beach Airport has been transformed into the nearly built-out Douglas Park, converting a once underutilized site into a largely successful economic asset, and one of the largest private commercial developments in Southern California.Read the rest of Douglas Park to be Completed Three Years Ahead of…
05.25 / 09:07
everythinglongbeach.com
Streetwise Grit and Glamour El Cuervo Gallery spotlights the work of Travis Haight and Memo Ortega by Bondo Wyszpolski The photographs of Travis Haight and Memo Ortega take us to another part of town before dunking us into a lifestyle or culture with which we may be unfamiliar. But even if we’re at home with […
05.25 / 08:54
easyreadernews.com
The Bakersfield City Council — following a rare tie-breaking vote from Mayor Karen Goh — voted Wednesday night to deny a permit for a six-person rooming house for people with mental health iss…
05.25 / 08:48
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Deputies found guns, a silencer and methamphetamine, among other items, during a probation search Wednesday of a house in Tehachapi, sheriff's officials…
05.25 / 08:48
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With high school graduations filling up the rest of the May calendar, many parents will soon be watching their little birdies fly the nest, and it's going to be tough. How will they handle it? Five local parents who…
05.25 / 08:48
www.bakersfield.com
State senator proposes constitutional amendment calling for sweeping changes to UC governance California State Senator Ed Hernandez proposed a state constitutional amendment Tuesday which would make sweeping changes to the way UC campuses are governed.Read More… The Daily…
05.25 / 08:48
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Neng Thao, high school valedictorian and intended UC Berkeley student, dies at 18 Neng Thao, an Edison High School magna cum laude valedictorian, member of the City of Fresno Youth Leadership Commission and intended UC Berkeley student for the upcoming fall semester, died Saturday afternoon after a drowning accident. Thao was 18.Read More… The Daily…
05.25 / 08:48
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City Council to consider amendments to Group Living Accommodations Ordinance Berkeley City Council is scheduled to consider amendments to the Group Living Accommodations Ordinance during its next regular meeting May 30.Read More… The Daily…
05.25 / 08:48
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In the warm sun of Agoura Hills there is plenty of down dogs, cat cows and even real goats in Meridith Schwartz's backyard yoga…
05.25 / 08:47
abc7.com
Friends and family packed Grizzly Stadium to watch their loved ones graduate from Los Osos High School in Rancho Cucamonga on Wednesday, May 24.Oh, and they took a few pictures and videos, too.Scroll through to see a selection of them.For more local graduation coverage, go…
05.25 / 08:44
dailybulletin.com
In the June 4, 1969, Los Angeles Times, staff writer Robert Kistler reported: The eviction of Bunnie Burns from the Northern Hotel on Bunker Hill Tuesday required: –A sheriff’s inspector, two helmeted deputies, a female deputy, a sheriff’s captain and two deputies in “public relations”; –Plus Robert…
05.25 / 08:44
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