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17 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Political Blotter: Mike Honda and Ro Khanna agree on Obama and ISIL

This is a sampling from Bay Area News Group's Political Blotter blog. Read more and post comments at .


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, San Jose, CA, Way (San Jose, CA), US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Advocate

Treasurer: Discipline a factor in graduation

State Treasurer John Kennedy, who serves as a substitute teacher about three times per year, said one reason that nearly one in four students in Louisiana public high schools fails to graduate in four years is lack of discipline. "Too often there are one or two kids in every class who constantly interrupt and disrupt the learning process for themselves and others, often through physical and verbal abuse of the teacher and fellow students," Kennedy wrote in one of his periodic guest columns.


Related Topix: US Politics, David Vitter, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Louisiana, Family, Kids, New Orleans, LA

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Updated: Tech unveils plaque dedicated to former president Jon Whitmore

Former Texas Tech President Jon Whitmore,left, sits next to Chancellor Robert Duncan during a ceremony in Whitmore's honor on Friday in Lubbock. Whitmore served as president of Tech from 2003 to 2008.


Related Topix: Texas Tech, Lubbock, TX, Standardized Testing, Education, West, TX

Thu Sep 11, 2014


Join us to talk politics at Commonwealth Club's Silicon Valley round table

We'll be talking politics in Silicon Valley - from the big names to the big money - with San Jose State University Professor and political analyst Larry Gerston and the Bay Area News Group's Josh Richman at the Commonwealth Club of California 's "Week to Week" political roundtable and social next Tuesday evening, Sept. 16 in Palo Alto.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Pasadena Weekly

Investing in the Future

As Young did some research, Wyndon reported and wrote the story, titled "Junk Mail," which appeared in the Weekly's July 17 edition. The story was ultimately picked up by news outlets around world, even the Daily Mail in England - something no one really expected to happen.


Related Topix: Journalism, Family, Kids, Education Etc.

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Author Khaled Hosseini to receive John Steinbeck Award

Khaled Hosseini, author of 'The Kite Runner,' at San Jose Rep on March 6, 2009. Hosseini will receive the prestigious John Steinbeck Award from San Jose State University on the 75th anniversary of the publication of Steinbeck's masterpiece.


Related Topix: And the Mountains Echoed, Books, John Steinbeck, Vocal, The Grapes of Wrath, Pop/Rock, World News, Asia, Afghanistan


MOOCs 2.0: Scaling One-on-One Learning

In the summer of 2011, massive open online courses, or MOOCs, appeared seemingly out of nowhere and changed the education landscape forever. In many ways, MOOCs are like the troublemakers in Apple's legendary "Think Different" ad : You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them.


Mon Sep 08, 2014

CBS Local

San Francisco Professor Advises Future Educators To 'Be An Expert In Your Field'

There is no question that San Francisco is one of the best places to live in America. While world-class landmarks, a healthy economy and a near perfect climate are significant factors, the quality of education should also be mixed into the equation.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, UC Davis

Sat Sep 06, 2014

The Salinas Californian

Shillinglaw shares Steinbeck loreShillinglaw shares Steinbeck...

Shillinglaw shares Steinbeck lore Many sites mentioned in his books are identified. Check out this story on Local connection: Monterey Peninsula resident Susan Shillinglaw was the director of the Center for Steinbeck Studies at San Jose State University from 1987 to 2005.


Related Topix: Salinas, CA, Carmel Valley, CA, Monterey County, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Los Gatos, CA

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Pleasanton Weekly

Amador Valley students place in film festival Top 3

Three student teams from Amador Valley High School were chosen as the Top 3 winners in San Jose State University's Spring Green Ninja Festival.


Related Topix: Education Etc.


'Fair Wage Folks' seek $12 minimum wage in Eureka

Editor's note: This is the second story in a four-part series looking at Eureka's Fair Wage Act, known as Measure R, which will be on the city's Nov. 4 General Election ballot. Today's article looks at proponents of the initiative that would raise the minimum wage to $12 for businesses inside city limits with 25 or more employees, the third is about how the Eureka businesses community views the proposal, and the fourth piece examines the approach of other California cities.


Related Topix: Eureka, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Thu Sep 04, 2014

San Francisco Chronicle

Honda, Khanna agree to Oct. 6 debate in South Bay House race

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Related Topix: US News

Bangalore, S.F. Bay Area Artists Create - 3rd Space Lab'

Shamala Billava, a Bangalore-based sculptor, wanted to experience the vast scale of the California redwoods in a way that her whole body could understand. So last October, she climbed up onto a toppled ancient redwood tree trunk in a Humboldt County forest and slowly performed a series of surya namaskaran, or Sun Salutations, stretching out her body over and over as she traveled up the length of the fallen tree.


Related Topix: World News, India, Humboldt County, IA, California College of the Arts

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Silicon Valley DeBug

Leaving My Undocumented Life, Starting My College Life

DeBug's own, Adrian Avila at San Jose State University. He made history as the first person in his whole family lineage to attend a 4 year University and has overcome all the struggles as an undocumented youngin' crossin the border with his mama, who raised him as a single mom and still able to be a successful artist, graphic designer, and business ... (more)


Related Topix: Arts, Graphic Design

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Silicon Valley DeBug


DeBug's own, Adrian Avila at San Jose State University. He made history as the first person in his whole family lineage to attend a 4 year University and has overcome all the struggles as an undocumented youngin' crossin the border with his mama, who raised him as a single mom and still able to be a successful artist, graphic designer, and business ... (more)


Jacksonville Daily News

Laser surgery shows promise for seizures

More than 10 years of battling epilepsy will do that to a person who never knows when the next seizure will strike.


Valley Dance Theatre Names New Director

Valley Dance Theatre, entering its 35th year as the Tri-Valley's ballet company, announces that Madison Burgess Adkins has been named head of its Children's Division.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Fri Aug 29, 2014


California Library Leadership Failed

When Lucas was nominated I had some things to say . I wrote letters to senators, reached out to CLA leadership, and talked extensively with other California librarians about the nomination.


Related Topix: Libraries, California Government, California

ImmigrationProf Blog

Immigrant of the Day: Mohammad H. Qayoumi From Afghanistan | President of San Jose State University

Mohammad H. Qayoumi is the 28th president of San Jose State University , as well as a professor of electrical engineering.


Related Topix: Science, Electrical Engineering

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Honda and Khanna agree to debate Oct. 6

News of the two Democrats' face-to-face showdown came as Khanna and dozens of supporters rallied outside Honda's San Jose office Wednesday with three constituents who said the seven-term congressman ignored their pleas for aid or attention.


Related Topix: US News, Santa Clara, CA, Santa Clara County, CA