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Education Reporter — San Francisco Chronicle

Jill Tucker knows the rules of tether ball and sort of gets why one might need to solve for X and so she is the k-12 education writer at the SF Chronicle.

Gay history class a first at public S.F. high school

sfgate.com — A new college preparatory course at a San Francisco high school will focus on the gay rights movement, the AIDS crisis, the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender activists, and historic events such as the Stonewall Riot and the legalization of same-sex marriage.

Gay history class a first at public S.F. high school

sfchronicle.com — A new college preparatory course at a San Francisco high school will focus on the gay rights movement, the AIDS crisis, the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender activists, and historic events such as the Stonewall Riot and the legalization of same-sex marriage.

New Placer County fire forces evacuations near Alta

sfgate.com — Firefighters battling a blaze near Lake Berryessa continued to make significant progress, lifting all evacuations and road closures in the area Saturday, officials said. The Wragg Fire, which had charred 6,900 acres in Napa and Solano counties, erupted Wednesday but nearly 2,000 firefighters working rugged terrain brought containment to 47 percent early Saturday morning.

SF teacher asks for a little help and here’s what happened

blog.sfgate.com — After helping, and guiding and singing to San Francisco school kids for 22 years, a beloved teacher needed some help herself. Marisa Martinez wanted to take off the fall semester to be with her 7-year-old daughter Zamora Moon, who was recently diagnosed with a type of brain cancer that no child has ever survived.

California kids’ economic health is ranked near last in U.S.

sfgate.com — California was just one Mississippi away from dead last in a new national ranking of the economic well-being of children, an indicator of poverty and financial instability of families. Despite a reinvigorated economy, millions of California families are still digging out from the 2008 recession, with wages for many failing to keep up with the cost of living, according to the 2015 Kids Count report by the Annie E.

California Leads in Children's Health But Lags in Child Poverty

governing.com — California was just one Mississippi away from dead last in a new national ranking of the economic well-being of children, an indicator of poverty and financial instability of families. Despite a reinvigorated economy, millions of California families are still digging out from the 2008 recession, with wages for many failing to keep up with the cost of living, according to the 2015 Kids Count report by the Annie E.
Jul 21, 2015

RT @GOVERNING: Report: 22% of U.S. children were living in poverty in 2013, up from 18% in 2008 bit.ly/1IhGo3p

Jul 21, 2015

RT @GOVERNING: Report: 22% of U.S. children were living in poverty in 2013, up from 18% in 2008 bit.ly/1IhGo3p

Around the Bay Area, lots of sun, but also some rain

sfgate.com — The thermometer had hit 84 degrees by early afternoon, breaking the 1996 record of 82 degrees. All of that was thanks to what had been Hurricane Dolores, which was pushing the tropical moisture up California. On Sunday, however, there were just a few scattered thunderstorms, including one that popped up over Daly City, threw off a few lightning bolts and then disappeared, he said.

Ice cream served all kinds of way on a sunny S.F. day

sfgate.com — no one was counting calories in the StrEat Food Park in the city's South of Market neighborhood as they lined up for ice cream in all its gloriously cool incarnations - from cones and cups to floats, 'sicles and sandwiches.

No-bid practice for funding school projects found illegal

sfchronicle.com — Billions of dollars in California school construction projects are in legal limbo after a state appellate court ruling determined the no-bid contract used to hire a construction firm in a Central Valley school district - a kind of contract found in districts across the state - was illegal.

Christensen, Peskin troops spar over North Beach Library credit

sfchronicle.com — Peskin, who served as District Three supervisor from 2000 to 2008 and hopes to reclaim his old seat, recently posted an adorable photograph on his Facebook page of himself reading Dr. Seuss' "The Lorax" to kids at the library.
Jul 14, 2015

RT @SFCityInsider: Christensen, Peskin troops spar over credit for North Beach Library sfchronicle.com/bayarea/articl… via @sfchronicle @hknightSF #sfpolitics

Jul 14, 2015

.@SupeChristensen campaign says @AaronPeskin writing revisionist history when it comes to the North Beach Library. sfchronicle.com/bayarea/articl…

Jul 15, 2015

Oh the places they will go: District 3 candidates clash over role in North Beach Library sfchronicle.com/bayarea/articl… via @sfchronicle

Jul 15, 2015

RT @SFCityInsider: Revisionist history: D3 candidates clash over role in North Beach Library sfchronicle.com/bayarea/articl… via @sfchronicle @hknightSF #sfpolitics

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Jul 22, 2015

Hayward police chief: "Police work is not a sexy job. Nobody wants a cop unless they need one...it's a dangerous job. Sgt Lunger knew that"

Jul 22, 2015

Police chief says Hayward officer killed was a warrior. Also a father, brother, son, husband, friend. Vigil tonight at city hall, 8pm

Jul 22, 2015

Arrest made in Hayward police killing. Chief confirmed oakland man Mark Estrada, wounded in shootout, in custody at highland hospital.

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