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7 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise

Chamber Music Society launches season with Haydn, Schubert and modern composers on Saturday

The new season by the Chamber Music Society of Sacramento begins on Saturday, with a 7:30 p.m. concert that will span music from the late 1700s through the present day, to be held at Congregation Bet Haverim, 1715 Anderson Road in Davis. The concert will highlight flutist Mathew Krejci and clarinetist Patricia Shands.

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Related Topix: Classical, Schubert, Davis, CA, Stockton, CA, Symphony, Arts, Rice University

Mon Sep 15, 2014

RecordNET

New Humphreys president has a familiar name Updated at

Robert Humphreys Sr., the grandson of the college's founder, will retire as president by the end of next academic year after nearly 35 years in the position, school officials said. Stepping into his shoes will be his son, Robert Humphreys Jr., who has been selected by the board of trustees to take over.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA, Education Etc., UC Santa Barbara, Claremont Graduate University

GlobeNewswire

Photo Release -- Randall R. Wilson Joins Folsom Lake Bank Board

Folsom Lake Bank today announced that Randall R. Wilson has joined the Board of Directors of Folsom Lake Bank. Mr. Wilson is a Partner in Sinclair Wilson Baldo & Chamberlain, a law firm with offices in Auburn and Roseville.

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Related Topix: Auburn, CA, Roseville, CA, California, Estate Planning, Personal Finance, Placer County, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Think Sacramento is all about state workers? Health care sector is surging

Sacramento has long been known as a state worker town. These days, it's just as accurate to call it a health worker town.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), UC Davis

Fri Sep 12, 2014

RecordNET

Family and friends calendar -- Published Sept. 13, 2014

The South Stockton Lions Club will hold its second annual pancake fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Sunday at Applebee's, 2659 W. March Lane, Stockton. Pancakes, hash browns, bacon and drinks will be served.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA

Thu Sep 11, 2014

RecordNET

Evolution of a star

As an eighth-grader, the multi-talented alto saxophone player from Brookline, Mass., attended University of the Pacific's summer jazz camp at the Brubeck Institute for the first of three times. She's still the youngest ever and set precedent as a young woman in a traditionally male-dominated instrumental genre.

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Related Topix: Brookline, MA, Jazz, Dave Brubeck, Education, Home Schooling, Classical

My Mother Lode

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The Business Forecasting Center at Stockton's University of the Pacific projects California's overall economy will continue to grow. The forecasters point to non-farm payrolls, which recently surpassed their 2007 pre-recession peak of 15.4 million jobs.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

RecordNET

Literacy report card shows mixed results

San Joaquin County third-graders lag behind their peers statewide in every ethnic and racial group, the San Joaquin Literacy Report Card found, with just 34 percent scoring at grade level or higher, compared with the state's 46 percent. By income and race, those disparities are more pronounced: San Joaquin County showed a truancy rate of 24.7 percent among K-12 students, down slightly from 28.5 percent in 2012.

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Related Topix: San Joaquin County, CA, San Joaquin, CA, Standardized Testing, Education

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This Week -- Published Sept. 11, 2014

In this murder tale based on a 1926 play, Roxie Hart, a chorus girl, kills a disloyal lover. She cons her husband into taking the fall, until he discovers her infidelity.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA, Lodi, CA, Turlock, CA

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Post and Courier

College of Charleston course offers taste of world history

Will Sherer, a College of Charleston sophomore, has never tasted Indian food. He isn't even entirely sure what Indian food is.

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Related Topix: College of Charleston, Indian Cuisine, Life, Food, The Citadel

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Examiner.com

Brubeck Institute announces new concert series

September means college campuses around Northern California are shaking off their summer doldrums and getting back down to business with the return of students, professors and all manner of sports and cultural activities. University of the Pacific in Stockton is no exception.

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Related Topix: Blues, Brubeck, Stockton, CA, Take Five, Jazz

Sun Sep 07, 2014

RecordNET

The lessons of Tesla Posted at

Tesla Motors, reported all summer to be strongly considering Stockton and San Joaquin County as the site for a massive $5 billion battery factory for its electric cars, instead chose Reno. Nevada's package of up to $1.3 billion in tax breaks over 20 years was simply too much to resist.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA, San Joaquin County, CA, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Fremont, CA

The Daily Free Press

Cassera's score helps lead field hockey past Pacific, 1-0

The Boston University field hockey team evened up its season record Sunday at home with a 1-0 win over the University of the Pacific Sunday. The Terriers earned chances early and often against a porous Tiger defense.

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Related Topix: Boston University, Fairfield, NJ

Sat Sep 06, 2014

RecordNET

Our Diversity: Greek roots run deep in San Joaquin County, the world

Not unlike their ancestors from the ancient times, the Greeks of San Joaquin County have a standing and impact far greater than their numbers. According to the 2010 Census, 2,237 county residents trace their first ancestry to the small nation wedged between the Ionian and Aegean seas.

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Related Topix: San Joaquin County, CA, Ione, CA, Stockton, CA

Thu Sep 04, 2014

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Top-down view

Deladier Almeida's perspective is from 1,000 feet or more. Daniel Kasser's is from the top of the 12-foot ladder he perches upon on his expeditions.

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Related Topix: Photography, California, Agriculture, Science

All About Jazz

EDUCATION: Brubeck Institute Announces New Series, Take 5 Jazz at the Brew Schedule

University of the Pacific's Brubeck Institute this week announced its new Brubeck Institute Presents series and the fall schedule for its popular Take 5 Jazz at the Brew series and Take 5 Jam Sessions. will each play Brubeck Institute Presents dates this fall, with Stefon Harris and Christian McBride already slated to perform in February and March.

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Related Topix: Take Five, Jazz, Valley, NE

Tue Sep 02, 2014

RecordNET

Delta College soccer field in need of $3.7M makeover

Built in 2007, the field was one of the first projects completed by the college using voter-approved, taxpayer-funded Measure L bond money.

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Adults need to learn about Common Core as students learn from it

Technology is a key component of Common Core's blending learning approach, but for some parents, having a computer and Web access at home is something they simply cannot afford.

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Related Topix: Bobby Jindal, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, San Joaquin County, CA, Education Etc.

ABA Journal

Gavin McGrane hopes to set the pace for documents with PacerPro

Gavin McGrane, son of San Francisco trial lawyer William McGrane, learned very early the social value of a law degree.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

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Lifestyle briefs -- Published Aug. 31, 2014

San Joaquin Delta College will hold its annual College Night starting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Atherton Auditorium.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Atherton, CA, Country Club, CA, Boulevard, CA

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