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CR trustee receives service award

Eureka >> College of the Redwoods Trustee Bruce Emad received a “Fulfilling the Trust” award for 20 years of service at the Annual Trustees Conference hosted by the Community College League of California. The conference was held in...



  • Social affairs

    San Francisco mulls limiting elite art school enrollment

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) San Francisco officials are mulling whether to bar enrollment of non-city residents in an elite creative arts high school.A proposal to limit enrollment to the Ruth Asawa School of the Arts is pending before the San Francisco...


  • Crime

    SJSU police officer cleared in fatal shooting

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Prosecutors say that a San Jose State University police sergeant won't be criminally prosecuted for fatally shooting a 38-year-old man armed with a blade on the edge of campus last year.The Santa Clara County District...


  • Entertainment

    De Niro tells NY arts graduates 'You have to keep working'

    NEW YORK (AP) Robert De Niro urged new graduates at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts on Friday to keep fighting to create careers in the arts even though it probably would have been easier if they had picked something more...

    By Mark Kennedy, AP Drama Writer|

  • Business

    2 ex-Wesleyan students face US charges over drug overdoses

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) Two former Wesleyan University students pleaded not guilty Friday to federal charges they distributed synthetic party drugs that resulted in on-campus overdoses and sent 11 people to hospitals.The defendants, Zachary...

    By Stephen Singer, Associated Press|

  • News

    Biden discusses Asia-Pacific region at Navy graduation

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Vice President Joe Biden tells graduates at the U.S. Naval Academy that 60 percent of the nation's naval forces will be stationed in the Asia-Pacific region in five years.Biden spoke Friday to 1,070 graduating students in...

    By Brian Witte, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Prosecutors: Professor offered China data on US-made device

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) Temple University has appointed an acting chairman of its physics department after its leader was arrested and accused of scheming to provide U.S. technology secrets to China.Federal prosecutors say 47-year-old Xi Xiaoxing...

    By Josh Cornfield, Associated Press|

  • News

    Demilitarizing the cops: States retool police training

    BURIEN, Wash. (AP) When prosecutor Dan Satterberg used to visit Washington state's police academy, the seas would part before him. Recruits would snap to attention, backs to the walls, and allow him to pass.Now, they greet him and start a...

    By Gene Johnson, Associated Press|

  • Business

    University board OKs 8 percent tuition hike for nonresidents

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Undergraduates from outside California and graduate students preparing for careers outside academia will pay more to attend the University of California in the fall under a revised plan approved by the 10-campus system's...

    By Lisa Leff, Associated Press|

  • Business

    As NCAA fends off challenges, antitrust exemption debated

    For years there have been discussions within NCAA membership about seeking an antitrust exemption to provide protection from the types of lawsuits that are threatening to forcefully overhaul college sports.As pressure from litigation and possible...

    By Ralph D. Russo, AP College Football Writer|

  • News

    States move to reduce time spent on Common Core-based exam

    DENVER (AP) Students in 11 states and the District of Columbia will spend less time next year taking tests based on the Common Core standards, a decision made in response to widespread opposition to testing requirements.The decision to reduce...

    By Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press|

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