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Gov. Brown Vetoes ‘Imperfect’ Teacher Discipline Bill

Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday vetoed what he termed an “imperfect” union-backed bill intended to streamline the dismissal of teachers accused of misconduct, calling on lawmakers to try again next year.

10/10/2013

The floor of the California Assembly during a recent session. (Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

Bill Eases Path for Firing Teachers for Misconduct

The state Legislature has passed a bill intended to speed and streamline the process for dismissing teachers accused of misconduct, despite the opinion of some that the measure should be improved, possibly next year.

09/13/2013

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East Bay Lawmaker’s Bill Eases Path To Firing Teachers For Misconduct

The state Legislature has passed a bill intended to speed and streamline the process for dismissing teachers accused of misconduct, despite the opinion of some that the measure should be improved, possibly next year.

09/12/2013

Supporters are hoping a pink California license plate will increase breast cancer awareness. (PinkPlate.com)

Community Corner: Cancer Survivors Want Pink California License Plates

A campaign to create a pink breast cancer awareness California license plate is underway and seeking more supporters.

06/30/2013

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East Bay Lawmaker’s Bill To Ease Teacher Firing Approved

The state Assembly on Wednesday passed a labor-backed bill that would make it easier to discipline and fire teachers accused of misconduct.

05/29/2013