The 16-student outfit drew inspiration for the film, which they began producing over their summer break, from the health statistics from their own neighborhoods. North County, a northern section of the San Diego region, was noted for having one of…
By PBS NewsHour
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
Health and Human Services spokesman Kenneth Wolfe says operations at the shelters will soon be suspended because there have been fewer child immigrants caught at the border and the government has expanded capacity at other shelters.
Two separate education advocacy groups have filed suits in New York challenging the state’s teacher tenure laws, claiming that current laws, which protect teacher employment, violate the constitutional rights of children and make it difficult to dismiss ineffective teachers.
By Spencer Michels
As California suffers through an historic drought, with penalties for wasting water going into effect this week, something unusual is going on: the state and the farmers seem to be agreeing on how to manage groundwater. Or how not to…
By PBS NewsHour
By News Desk
The California Water Quality Control Board took the unprecedented step Wednesday of approving fines of up to $500 a day for people who use water wastefully on their lawns and cars.
Timothy Draper, a billionaire venture capitalist who has invested in the likes of Twitter and Skype, is pushing to have his proposal to divide California into six separate states added to the state ballot in 2016.
By Kyla Calvert Mason
The proposed rules would prohibit individuals from allowing runoff during outdoor watering, washing cars with open hoses, spraying down sidewalks or other hard surfaces, and using potable water in decorative fountains. There would be a $500 fine for breaking those…
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