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  • Hartford Charter School Group To Conduct Forensic Audit

    Hartford Charter School Group To Conduct Forensic Audit
    HARTFORD — Family Urban Schools of Excellence, the group that runs the heavily state-financed Jumoke Academy charter schools, announced plans Tuesday to conduct an independent forensic audit following disclosures that its CEO had served prison...
  • Seniors on the Go: Visiting a U.S. city? Go transit

    Seniors on the Go: Visiting a U.S. city? Go transit
    If your spring and summer travel plans include a big city, presumably you don't need or even want a rented car, and you probably don't want to pay for taxis everywhere you go. So check the transit options. Fortunately, transit systems in many big cities...
  • Brown says rising sea levels could force costly move of LAX

    Brown says rising sea levels could force costly move of LAX
    California will face billions of dollars in spending to cope with the consequences of rising sea levels if low-lying communities along the coast are ultimately submerged, as scientists predict, Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday. Brown’s remarks came...
  • Learning Matters: Educate yourself about end-of-life issues

    Learning Matters: Educate yourself about end-of-life issues
    I spend a lot of column space writing about the Common Core Curriculum and preparing our students for their future. But what about preparing them for ours? I’ve spent much of the last few weeks in the end-of-life arena alongside various friends and...
  • Sen. Feinstein is wrong: L.A.'s love affair with cars is over

    Sen. Feinstein is wrong: L.A.'s love affair with cars is over
    It’s time to retire the old adage that Los Angeles has a love affair with cars. That vision of L.A. is so tired. Really, how could anyone maintain a fondness for driving after experiencing rush hour on the 101, 405 or 10 freeways? Or getting stuck...
  • No charges to be filed against BART detective who killed his partner

    No charges to be filed against BART detective who killed his partner
    The Alameda County district attorney has concluded that no criminal charges are justified in the January slaying of a Bay Area Rapid Transit police sergeant by his partner in what was characterized as a tragic accident. Det. Sgt. Tommy Smith, 42, was...
  • Sickout by S.F. transit workers causes 'major' headaches for commuters

    Sickout by S.F. transit workers causes 'major' headaches for commuters
    A sickout by some San Francisco municipal rail workers Monday kept about two-thirds of the city's transit vehicles off the streets, causing significant delays for commuters. In a message posted to its Twitter account at 4:42 a.m., the San Francisco...
  • Three key Assembly races to watch in Tuesday's primary

    Three key Assembly races to watch in Tuesday's primary
    Today's primary is brimming with Assembly races featuring intra-party squabbles, torrents of outside money and general election previews. Having trouble keeping track? Here's a guide to the top three Assembly races to keep an eye on today. AD 16 This ...
  • San Francisco transit-workers sickout ends, Muni service restored

    San Francisco transit-workers sickout ends, Muni service restored
    Cable cars in San Francisco began running again Thursday after a three-day sickout by some workers had seriously hampered bus and light-rail transit service. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency announced that the city’s light-rail,...
  • Smoke forces evacuation of BART station

    Heavy smoke and possibly a fire forced the evacuation of a Dublin Pleasanton Bay Area Rapid Transit train Monday night. Riders and witnesses reported over Twitter that the train had caught fire and took pictures of heavy smoke. BART Communications...
  • Reps. Mike Honda, Tom McClintock find reelection no longer a lock

    Reps. Mike Honda, Tom McClintock find reelection no longer a lock
    SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Rep. Mike Honda is a champion of liberal Democrats, Rep. Tom McClintock a rock-ribbed Republican. Both are faithful to their parties' orthodoxy and represent Northern California districts heavily tilted in their favor. In the...
  • How the other half commutes in Silicon Valley

     How the other half commutes in Silicon Valley
    SAN FRANCISCO — It's becoming a familiar scene in everybody's favorite city — luxury shuttles with Wi-Fi and plush seats barreling past sluggish, dilapidated city buses crammed with local residents standing elbow to elbow. The nerd convoy,...