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California Schools Misappropriated Millions Of Dollars Intended For Low-Income Student Meals

State officials say California school districts have misappropriated tens of millions of dollars intended to provide meals to low-income students.

02/06/2013

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Gunman Report A Hoax In Sunnyvale School Lockdown

A lockdown of three Sunnyvale schools Friday was lifted after a report a gunman nearby turned out to be a hoax, police said.

01/25/2013

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Gov. Brown Ratchets Up Prop. 30 Campaign As Support Slips

California Gov. Jerry Brown is intensifying his campaign to pass Proposition 30, which has fallen below 50 percent support for the first time according to the latest statewide poll.

10/25/2012

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Support Slips For Gov. Brown’s Tax Measure, But Voters Oppose Cuts

A new poll by the Public Policy Institute of California finds support is slipping for Gov. Jerry Brown’s November tax initiative.

10/24/2012

California Governor Jerry Brown. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Brown Makes Final Push For Prop. 30, Warns Of Possible Cuts

As he makes a last-minute push for his November tax initiative, Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday that he wants to make sure voters “know the stakes” for California’s K-12 schools and colleges before they cast their ballots.

10/23/2012

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California School Performance Showing Improvement

The Education Department said more than half of California’s schools met the statewide academic achievement goal in 2012, the highest number ever.

10/11/2012

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Jefferson Award Winner Helps Needy Teens Dress In Style

An East Bay teenager has a closet like no other – she fills it with thousands of pieces of clothing to give away, a project that has earned her this week’s Jefferson Award.

10/10/2012

California Gov. Jerry Brown discusses pension reform during a news conference on August 28, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Field Poll Shows Narrow Majority Support Gov. Brown’s Tax Initiative

New polling found a slim majority of California voters favor tax-hike initiative the governor placed on the November ballot.

09/20/2012

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25 Arrested In Drug Crackdown Near San Francisco Schools

A recent crackdown aimed at curtailing drug sales and violent crime around schools in San Francisco’s Bayview, Mission and Tenderloin neighborhoods netted 25 arrests, police said.

09/11/2012

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Man Dies In Bay Point Shooting That Prompted School Lockdowns

A man was shot and killed in Bay Point Thursday afternoon, a Contra Costa County Sheriff’s captain confirmed.

09/06/2012

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