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Richard Dreyfuss Honored By California Lawmakers For Promoting Civics Education

Oscar winner Richard Dreyfuss told California lawmakers he hopes the American public will once again view politics as a noble calling.

5 hours ago

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All-Female Mills College In Oakland Adopts New Policy To Admit Transgender Students

Transgender students that identify as female can now be considered for enrollment at Mills College, an all-female school in Oakland.

6 hours ago

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Bill Encouraging Alternative To Expelling Students For Willful Defiance Headed To Gov. Brown’s Desk

The state Senate has approved legislation that would prevent California schools from expelling students for willfully defying school authorities.



San Francisco Teachers Union Threaten Strike As Students Head Back To School

San Francisco’s School superintendent and Mayor Ed Lee are expressing cautious optimism about averting a teacher strike. 


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Nurses Have Great Prognosis For Job Growth In San Jose, Says Expert

Certified Nurse Practitioner Nancy Brook at Stanford University Hospital talks about her education, career and advice for people interested in nursing and the health industry.


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San Jose’s Surging Economy Creates New Construction Jobs

Many major construction projects can be found in San Jose and the Silicon Valley and with it, demand for new construction workers and management.


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Genuineness Is Key To Succeeding In San Jose IT Market, Says Expert

Lance Perry, the leader of Cisco’s IT Customer Strategy and Success, says it’s important to be genuine and authentic when dealing with others — whether they’re customers or colleagues.


'Your Health Today,' the controversial sex-education textbook for freshmen students in Fremont Unified School District.

Fremont Schools’ Controversial Sex-Ed Textbook Shelved For Now

A controversial book intended for 9th grade sex-education at Fremont Unified Schools has been shelved by the superintendent, at least for now.


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San Francisco Psychologist Changed Careers In Order To Help Others

San Francisco-based clinical psychologist Dr. Tracy Thomas gives advice to people thinking on entering a career in psychology.


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San Jose Security Expert Advises Job Seekers To Pursue Their Passion

Chief Consumer Security Evangelist Gary Davis at McAfee advises people interested in a career in tech to find and pursue their passion.




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