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Palo Alto High School

Palo Alto Schools Hire 2 Mental Health Experts As Student Suicide Crisis Continues

It’s being called a crisis; and now the Palo Alto Unified School District has voted to hire two mental health specialists in the wake of continuing student suicides.


Customers line up at a food truck. (Fred Dufour/AFP/GettyImages)

SF School Board Opposes New Food Truck Regulations

After two years of negotiations, a San Francisco supervisor has come up with a compromise plan for new food truck regulation that both food truck vendors and restaurant owners say they can live with, but the plan still faces opposition from educators.


California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Controversial California Education Board Pick Withdraws Bid

Gov. Jerry Brown’s office said his controversial pick for the state Board of Education, former state superintendent Bill Honig, has withdrawn his name for the job.

CBS San Francisco–01/10/2011

Jerry Brown delivers remarks after he was sworn in as the 39th governor of California on  January 3, 2011 in Sacramento. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Brown Appoints Dems To Enviroment, Employment Posts

Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday named his top cabinet members in key employment and environmental departments and appointed seven members to the state Board of Education.

CBS San Francisco–01/05/2011

School Closures On The Table In Alameda

School Closures On The Table In Alameda

Such draconian proposals were anything but surprising, given the gap in funding.