Month: October 2014

Jenny October 28, 2014

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson has announced that California leads the nation in after school programs, placing first among all states in a national survey released Thursday by the Afterschool Alliance. “The good news is, because we have followed through on our long-term commitment to invest in our children, California has the largest […]

Jenny October 28, 2014

By Jennifer Schlueter In 2006, African American inmates of the California High Desert State Prison had been locked down for 14 months deprived from outdoor exercise, rehabilitation programs, and prison jobs after two guards had been attacked by prisoners. The lockdown was solely based on race and unjustly included inmates who didn’t take part in […]

Jenny October 28, 2014

A drunken driver was convicted and sentenced today to nine years and four months in state prison for killing two friends by crashing into a light pole after losing control of his vehicle. Ryan Manuel Hernandez, 24, Anaheim, was found guilty in a court trial of two felony counts of vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated without […]

Jenny October 28, 2014

The City of Anaheim is partnering with Renewable Farms to develop a food supply system for local non-profits and businesses, as well as develop a youth training and education program through an innovative agricultural program called Aquaponics. This collaboration aligns with the City’s focus on “prevention” projects to expand life experiences and opportunities in the […]

Jenny October 28, 2014

by Vickie Vértiz At a commemorative ceremony on Saturday, November 8 at the Veterans Monument in downtown Anaheim, The City of Anaheim will honor our veterans this coming month. The public event will take place from 10:00 to 11:15 a.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. However, people can always pay their respects to our veterans […]

Jenny October 22, 2014

Citing the importance of stabilizing the state’s water supply in an era of drought and climate change as a public health priority, the California Nurses Association announced its endorsement of Proposition 1, the Water Bond measure, on the November 4 ballot. The measure would upon approval, enact general obligation bonds for state water supply infrastructure […]

Jenny October 22, 2014

By Jennifer Schlueter Last Tuesday, NBC announced that Apple will soon follow Facebook’s example of financially supporting their female US employees who want to freeze their eggs. This would allow ambitious women to put family planning on hold in order to pursue their career. By covering up to $20,000 in medical procedures the two tech […]

Jenny October 22, 2014

By Jennifer Schlueter California’s law makes water bills of state officials defining water rates and rules public record. Thus, The Center for Investigative Reporting examined their data and found the state’s representatives wasting up to eleven times as much water as the typical California household. Fresno City Councilman Oliver Baines is responsible for this number, […]