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Class Action

Exploring realistic solutions to the challenges facing California schools

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 at 10:46 AM PDT

South San Francisco High Expands Ethnic Studies

South San Francisco High Expands Ethnic Studies

Ethnic studies classes are common at California colleges yet you won’t find many at local high schools, even though the Bay Area is the birthplace of ethnic studies.

Thursday, Oct 2, 2014 at 09:44 PM PDT

Napolitano Reflects on First Year

Napolitano Reflects on First Year

Janet Napolitano was a high-profile choice to head up the University of California. One year later, she sits down with NBC Bay Area’s Jessica Aguirre to talk about running UC’s 10 campuses, which make up one of...

Thursday, Sep 25, 2014 at 06:59 PM PDT

Lessons Learned from the Napa Quake

Lessons Learned from the Napa Quake

Napa Valley Unified’s 30 schools suffered no structural damage in the 6.0 temblor that struck in the middle of the night last month. But when inspectors fanned out to classrooms soon after the quake, they found...

Friday, Sep 26, 2014 at 10:33 AM PDT

The Strong Social Skills of Latino Kinders

The Strong Social Skills of Latino Kinders

Latino children often arrive at kindergarten behind their peers in English and other subjects. But research is shedding new light on their little-known strengths: Latino children on average have strong...

Friday, Sep 5, 2014 at 08:39 PM PDT

Young Congressman's Growing Political Clout

Young Congressman's Growing Political Clout

Joaquin Castro, a democrat from Texas who attended Stanford, emerges as an advocate for immigration reform and closing the achievement gap between minority students and their peers.

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 02:16 PM PDT

Class Action: Pleasanton Unified's Superintendent

Class Action: Pleasanton Unified's Superintendent

Parvin Ahmadi talks about the expansion of Pleasanton's program for instructional coaches. The coaches go into classrooms to provide professional development for teachers.

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Doctors Attempt Rare 6-Way Kidney Transplant

Doctors Attempt Rare 6-Way Kidney Transplant

Doctors at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco are poised to perform a rare six-way kidney transplant on Thursday involving a dozen donors and recipients from all over the state.

Milpitas Liquor Store Owner Sues Lottery Winner

Milpitas Liquor Store Owner Sues Lottery Winner

A 53-year-old woman who won $1 million from the lottery has been slapped with a lawsuit by the Milpitas liquor store owner who sold her the winning Emerald 10 scratch-off ticket.

Mission District Residents Oppose Plans for New Housing, Retail

Mission District Residents Oppose Plans for New Housing, Retail

Plans for a new housing and retail development in San Francisco's Mission District sparked chaos at a community meeting held Wednesday night.

Rash of Auto Burglaries Hits Downtown Palo Alto

Rash of Auto Burglaries Hits Downtown Palo Alto

Police are investigating a rash of auto burglaries in Palo Alto.

CHP Investigating I-580 Shooting in Oakland

CHP Investigating I-580 Shooting in Oakland

A three-car crash on Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland Wednesday afternoon involved one person who was shot, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

Amtrak Train Hits Vehicle in Newark

Amtrak Train Hits Vehicle in Newark

Newark police are investigating a collision in which an unoccupied vehicle was struck by a southbound Amtrak train on tracks Wednesday evening, according to an Alameda County fire official.