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It’s Back-To-School For Many Bay Area Kids

In San Francisco, thousands of kids were back in class.

08/17/2015

Frank Joseph Montenegro, 52, was arrested in Los Angeles on Wednesday Aug. 12, 2015, after being on the run for 14 years for molestation charges out of Fremont. (https://northerncaliforniamostwanted.org/)

Fremont Teacher Accused Of Molesting Students 14 Years Ago Arrested In LA

A former Fremont teacher who fled the Bay Area for 14 years after allegations surfaced that he had molested two young students was found and arrested in Los Angeles on Wednesday morning, according to the FBI.

08/13/2015

Formor San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown (Trisha Leeper/Getty Images)

Willie Brown Middle School – SF’s First New Campus In A Decade – To Focus On STEM Education

San Francisco is set to open its first new school in a decade.

08/06/2015

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Vaccine Law Opponents Cleared To Start Recall Of Senator

Opponents of California’s new vaccine law have been cleared to begin collecting signatures to recall the legislation’s author.

07/29/2015

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Mysterious Donor Gives $34M To Oakland Schools, Nonprofits

An anonymous person has donated $34 million dollars to the Oakland Unified School District and dozens of nonprofit organizations to help children and low-income entrepreneurs.

07/15/2015

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Ask An Expert: Overcoming First Day Of School Jitters

Overcoming first day jitters — whether for kindergarten or a new school — all starts with the parents, according to two counselors who weigh in on the subject.

07/14/2015

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Parents Protest Against Vaccine Law At Golden Gate Bridge; Vow To Overturn It In 2016

Over a hundred parents with their children marched across the Golden Gate Bridge to protest California’s new mandatory vaccine law.

07/03/2015

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LGBT Studies Course At San Francisco High School May Be 1st In Nation

A San Francisco high school may be the first in the country to offer an LGBT studies course.

06/22/2015

Traffic flows across the eastern span of the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge.  (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Summer’s Here And The Bay Bridge Morning Traffic Is Gone — Where Did It Go?

It’s June. Your hour and 45 minute Bay Bridge commute has suddenly been cut in half. Where did everybody go? It’s all about the ‘bunny ears.’

06/16/2015

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SF’s Startup School That Doesn’t ‘Do Books’ Set To Graduate First Class Of New Education Model

Friday is graduation day at an unusual K-8 school in California — and there is only one graduate. He’s part of an experiment in San Francisco called AltSchool that could re-define how your kids get an education, reports Ben Tracy.

06/05/2015

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