What Would 6 Californias Really Look Like? We Have QuestionsPeople in the Bay Area have been trying to distance themselves from the folks in Los Angeles for years, and if voters approve a plan headed for the ballot, they'll get closer to a whole state of separation.
Jefferson Award Winner Creates A Playground To Include Kids Of All AbilitiesUnder the Americans with Disabilities Act, most children's playgrounds today are wheelchair accessible. But for many kids with special needs, that doesn't make it a level playing field. This week's Jefferson Award goes to a Peninsula mother who has spent the last 6 years working to create a magical space for everyone in her community to enjoy.
Secession Measure In Far Northern California Met With Limited Interest By VotersVoters in two far Northern California counties are showing only tepid interest in advisory measures that call for creating a 51st state named Jefferson.
NorCal County Residents To Vote On Abandoning California, Forming 51st State Named JeffersonVoters in Del Norte and Tehama, with a combined population of about 91,000, will decide June 3 on an advisory measure that asks each county's board of supervisors to join a wider effort to form a 51st state named Jefferson.
Jefferson Award: Jenny Bowen Changes Policy For 1 Million Chinese OrphansForeigners weren't even allowed inside a Chinese government orphanage.
Teenager Earns Jefferson Award With Worldwide Homework Help ProgramHigh school students around the world are getting homework help from honor students here in the Bay Area thanks to a program created by an East Bay teenager. He's this week's Jefferson Award winner.