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  1. California moves to curtail expelling children from preschool - yes, preschoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    After successfully reducing expulsions in its K-12 schools, California is now moving to restrict the practice with even younger children - at the preschool level. To that end, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation last month that bars state-subsidized preschool programs from expelling kids unless an exhaustive process aimed at supporting the child and family is followed first.

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  2. Santa Anita Race Track management shakeup: Herea s what may be in playRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2017 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    A key executive's departure from the Canadian-based company that owns Santa Anita Park and several other racetracks throughout the U.S. appears to be tied in part to the company's internal restructuring. Santa Anita announced Thursday that Joe Morris, senior vice president for The Stronach Group 's West Coast operations, resigned effective immediately .

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  3. Santa Anita Park loses senior VP who oversaw operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Joe Morris, who oversaw operations at Santa Anita Park as senior vice president of West Coast operations, has resigned from The Stronach Group effective immediately. "We would like to sincerely thank Joe for his hard work and dedication to The Stronach Group and to Santa Anita," said Tim Ritvo, Chief Operating Officer for The Stronach Group.

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  4. Why heads are still scratching over California's standardized test scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Last year, 49 percent of California students who took the test scored as meeting the state's reading and writing standards. This year, that number flat-lined at 49 percent.

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  5. Another rough week for free speech at UC Berkeley: Larry WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Protesters shout before a speaking engagement by commentator Ben Shapiro on the UC Berkeley campus Sept. 14, 2017.

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  6. NASA, PBS marking 40 years since Voyager spacecraft launchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Forty years after blasting off, Earth's most distant ambassadors - the twin Voyager spacecraft - are carrying sounds and music of our planet ever deeper into the cosmos. This Sunday marks the 40th anniversary of NASA's launch of Voyager 2, now almost 11 billion miles distant.

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  7. Trumpa s border wall inches toward reality with plans for San Diego prototypesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    A U.S. Border Patrol officer is seen in an area where basic surveying and leveling work is in progress along the U.S./Mexico border as depicted in this photo made in June 2017 in California, near San Diego. The work is in advance of the start of construction of the border wall promised by Donald Trump.

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  8. California gives gig workers a break a " but just a little oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Angelo Henry describes himself as “unemployed,” but that isn't entirely right. Under California labor law, he's a self-starting freelancer.

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  9. Is Californiaa s big investment in needy students paying off? Few...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    California's new system for funding public education has pumped tens of billions of extra dollars into struggling schools, but there's little evidence yet that the investment is helping the most disadvantaged students. A CALmatters analysis of the biggest districts with the greatest clusters of needy children found limited success with the policy's goal: to close the achievement gap between these students and their more-privileged peers.

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  10. Campus free speech gets a needed defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    American universities ought to be bastions of free expression, but as we too often find out, many have become inhospitable toward those with unpopular ideas. From college-imposed “free speech zones” to acts of force by activists and students to shut down speaking events, the free exchange of ideas is increasingly restricted and suppressed.

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  11. LA City Council to vote on support for President Trump impeachmentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    In a session Friday morning, the council is mulling a resolution that backs “legislative action” to investigate whether Trump has violated the Foreign Emoluments Clause of the U.S. Constitution, or “committed any other high crime or misdemeanor sufficient to warrant commencement of impeachment proceedings.” L.A. city government's elected officials have pushed back on the Trump administration's crackdown on immigration and efforts to close off refugee migration from other countries.

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  12. Berkeley police prep for clash with or without Ann Coulter visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Ann Coulter said Wednesday that she was forced to cancel her speaking event Thursday at the University of California, Berkeley amid concerns of violence but might still “swing by to say hello” to all her supporters. Police and university officials said they were bracing for possible trouble whether Coulter comes to campus or not, citing intelligence and online chatter by groups threatening to instigate violence.

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  13. California GOP head demands governor act on UC, Coulter situationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    The head of the California Republican Party is demanding Gov. Jerry Brown and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom intervene on conservative commentator Ann Coulter's behalf with University of California, Berkeley officials.

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  14. 20 arrested in pro and anti-Trump rallies in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Pepper spray is used as anti and pro-Donald Trump protesters clash during competing demonstrations at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park in Berkeley, Calif., Saturday, April 15, 2017. Protesters took to the streets in dozens of cities nationwide, many calling on Trump to release his tax returns.

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  15. Tax Day demonstrators in US take on Trump, his supportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    CHICAGO >> Thousands of chanting, sign-carrying protesters took to the streets in cities across the nation Saturday, demanding that President Donald Trump release his tax returns, so Americans can scrutinize his business ties and potential conflicts of interest. Violent clashes were the exception during the largely peaceful demonstrations, but in Berkeley, California, police arrested 13 people and confiscated knives and makeshift weapons after fistfights broke out between factions that support and oppose Trump. 6 comments

  16. Tracking air quality block by blockRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    OAKLAND >> A local environmental advocacy group last week launched a first-of-its kind monitoring project, installing air quality sensors in the densely packed neighborhoods near this city's port to give the people who live and work there on-the-ground readings of pollutants that can seriously injure their health. The West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project, in partnership with researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, installed the first 25 of the 100 sensors they plan to place in the area, whose residents have long been burdened by diesel pollution from ships, trains and heavy-duty trucks coming in and out of the port.

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  17. Michigan Republican resigns after UC Berkeley protest tweetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    A Michigan Republican has resigned after causing outrage by suggesting that protesters at University of California, Berkeley, should be shot. Dan Adamini, secretary of the Marquette County GOP, told The Mining Journal of Marquette he stepped down so he isn't “a distraction and a hindrance to the work of the party.” Adamini last week tweeted: “Violent protesters who shut down free speech? Time for another Kent State perhaps.

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  18. Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulosa Berkeley talk canceled after protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    BERKELEY >> The Latest on a talk at the University of California, Berkeley by polarizing Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos : A University of California, Berkeley official says a talk by a polarizing Breitbart News editor at the university has been canceled as protesters outside the building where the speech was to have taken place threw smoke bombs and set a fire. UC Berkeley spokesman Dan Mogulos says officials are advising the campus to shelter in place and to stay away from the student union building, where Milo Yiannopoulos was scheduled to speak.

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