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University Of California To Mandate Measles Vaccines For Incoming Students

The University of California system announced Friday that it would soon require incoming students to receive vaccinations for measles and several other diseases, starting in 2017.

02/06/2015

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San Bruno School Teachers Seek First Raise In Years, May Get Pay Cut Instead

Teachers in a Bay Area school district are pushing for their first pay raise in years. But they may just get the opposite instead.

02/03/2015

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University Of California May Require Measles Vaccine For Admission In 2017

The University of California system may soon mandate incoming students to be vaccinated for several contagious diseases, including measles.

02/03/2015

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Information Security Industry Sees Positive Growth In San Francisco

“The good news for job seekers is that the security field faces negative unemployment – companies can’t find enough people with the critical skills; and this shortage is not going away any time soon,” says Mike Lloyd.

02/02/2015

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San Francisco EdTech CEO Says Students Should Be Persistent In Their Vision

Frances Cairns is founder and CEO of San Francisco-based CampusQuad Inc., described as a “digital billboard” and used by leading universities such as Stanford, Duke and Georgetown.

02/02/2015

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Tech Executive Advises San Francisco Students To ‘Be Inspired’

Charles Huang is the COO for Silicon Valley startup Leeo and co-creator of the popular Guitar Hero video game.

02/02/2015

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84% Of Kindergartners Not Up-To-Date On Vaccines At A Marin School, Majority Of Students Unprotected At Many Private Schools

The Bay Area is home to pockets of unvaccinated school children numbering in the thousands, according to data from the California Department of Public Health, and Marin public schools showed some of the lowest vaccination rates in the state with many private religious and Waldorf schools reporting a majority of students not up to date on vaccines.

01/30/2015

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With Her Homelessness Kept Secret, Peninsula Student Now First In Her Family To Attend College

The odds were stacked against her: family health problems, homelessness. But Bay Area teen Sabrina Avalos is finding a way to overcome — and thrive.

01/26/2015

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Students Should Never Give Up On Their Dreams, Says San Francisco Nurse

Susan Tanner, Family Nurse Practitioner for CareMore, advises nursing students to never give up, “no matter how tough the endurance becomes.”

01/26/2015

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San Francisco SVP Suggests Business Students Seek That Inner Motivation

San Francisco business students have the opportunity to gain valuable insight from on of the “10 Rising Stars at the World’s Most Innovative Companies,” according to Forbes.

01/26/2015

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