Oakland Teachers Plan Unsanctioned Disruption To Protest Slow Contract Talks A group of Oakland teachers said they plan to engage in a major disruption on Friday to protest the slow pace of contract talks between the Oakland Unified School District and the teachers' union.
San Francisco Libraries Latest To Consider Eliminating Overdue FinesSan Francisco is proposing to be the latest local jurisdiction to get rid of the fines in an effort to increase access to libraries.
Vote Will Decide If Marin's Dixie School District Changes Its NameConcerned citizens submitted 12 petitions to change the name of the Dixie School District in Marin County.
Historic Scheller House Moved to New Location Across San Jose State CampusBuilt in 1904, the Scheller House at San Jose State University was towed slowly along San Fernando Street toward its new location across campus.
Stanford University Moves to Reduce Dangerous Student Drinking on CampusStanford University is taking action to curb what it considers dangerously high rates of alcohol consumption on campus.
University Of California Tells Students Not To Use WeChat, WhatsApp In ChinaUniversity of California students and faculty have been warned not to use messaging apps and social media while visiting China, for fear their communications could be used against them by the country's law enforcement agencies.
Oakland School District Officials Grapple With Budget Shortfall, Declining EnrollmentOakland Unified School District is looking at consolidating, reconfiguring or even closing some schools to bridge expected budget deficits in the coming years.
San Francisco Main Library, Branches To Extend HoursStudents and workers with projects due on Monday mornings will have two more hours each week to get them done at the main branch of the San Francisco Public Library, library officials said Thursday.
Family of Toddler Injured by Falling Tree Branch on Campus Sues Menlo CollegeThe family of a toddler who was seriously injured when part of a massive oak tree crashed onto her on the Menlo College campus in Atherton last year filed a multi-million-dollar lawsuit against the school.