Don't let your kids' education slip this summer -- build Camp Digital Learning

05/29/2015 10:40 AM PDT
Kids reportedly fail to retain as much as two months of math and reading instruction as they while away the idyllic hours of summer. So this year, we are tapping into the vast number of digital resources that are increasingly available to supplement classroom learning or help home-schooling families.  
Tutoring center receptionist arrested for sex with teen girl, Millbrae police say
05/29/2015 10:33 AM PDT - A 24-year-old receptionist at a tutoring center was arrested last week on suspicion of engaging in sexual behavior with a teen girl, police said.  

West Contra Costa bond oversight committee to review whistle-blower allegations
05/28/2015 08:20 PM PDT - The West Contra Costa school district's independent Citizen's Bond Oversight Committee has created a subcommittee to review allegations of fiscal mismanagement in the $1.6 million construction program by an employee whistle-blower.  

San Jose schools do heavy lifting toward college
05/29/2015 10:44 AM PDT - A handful of once-struggling Silicon Valley high schools -- Yerba Buena, Del Mar and Overfelt -- has dramatically increased the number of college-bound students.  

National Spelling Bee: Walnut Creek, Cupertino spellers miss the cut
05/28/2015 11:22 AM PDT - OXON HILL, Md. (AP) -- Forty-nine spellers advanced Wednesday to the semifinals of the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee, but the Bay Area contenders were not among them. 

San Mateo County: 'The Big Lift' looks to boost childhood reading proficiency
05/28/2015 11:14 AM PDT - The Silicon Valley Community Foundation and San Mateo County on Wednesday unveiled an ambitious program to bolster reading skills among elementary school children. 

Stanford University lab may have received live anthrax sample
05/28/2015 05:55 PM PDT - Stanford University was identified as one of several labs across the country that may have received a live anthrax sample from the U.S. Army. 

Richmond: Healthy Village Festival scheduled for June 6
05/27/2015 04:42 PM PDT - Learn how to zumba, ride a pony and pick up some healthy snacks at Richmond's upcoming Healthy Village Festival on June 6. 

Time running out for popular Antioch preschool
05/27/2015 04:04 PM PDT - Kids' Club Preschool is trying to find new digs for about 300 youngsters before the school's lease expires in July 

Top position in Oakley school district goes to Novato schools administrator
05/27/2015 01:46 PM PDT - A top administrator at the Novato Unified School District who worked her way up from a teaching position is leaving to become superintendent at Oakley Union Elementary School District in the East Bay.  

San Jose-Evergreen Community College District names interim chief
05/27/2015 05:42 PM PDT - The San Jose-Evergreen Community College District board on Tuesday named John Hendrickson as interim chancellor to lead the district while it searches for a permanent leader. 

Former Oakland school board member Alice Spearman has died
05/27/2015 01:18 PM PDT - Alice Spearman, who held an elected school board seat in Oakland for eight years, died of complications from a heart attack in March. She was 63. 

South Bay schools win career-training grants
05/27/2015 01:07 PM PDT - South Bay schools and colleges are among recipients of a $244 state grant announced Wednesday to promote career training that link K-12 schools, community colleges and employers.  

Sunnyvale student wins robot video contest
05/27/2015 12:43 PM PDT - Sunnyvale student wins robot video contestShiloh Curtis, 16, of Sunnyvale, was one of five national winners in the DARPA Robots4Us contest. Shiloh, a senior at Beach High in Santa Cruz, won a trip to the DARPA Robotics Challenge in Pomona. 

Jesse Jackson to visit Oakland school to push diversity
05/27/2015 12:42 PM PDT - Civil rights activist the Rev. Jesse Jackson will continue to advocate for teaching computer science and engineering to minority and low-income students when he visits an Oakland high school today.  

El Cerrito residents weigh in on football stadium
05/27/2015 12:05 PM PDT - Several of the 50 residents who attended the meeting at the school complained that construction noise is too loud and said they are worried about light, noise and traffic that will be generated when the stadium opens early in 2016.  

Teacher allegedly outed girl who had reported sex with his co-worker
05/27/2015 11:16 AM PDT - PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A high school teacher charged with intimidating a student by pointing her out to classmates as the person who accused his co-worker of an inappropriate sexual relationship was ordered Wednesday to stand trial on witness intimidation charges. 

Bay Area schools make progress in APR scores
05/27/2015 11:15 AM PDT - Academic Progress Rate scores for Cal football multiyear and San Jose State men's basketball single year show improvement.  

Meadow Homes principal turning around school through arts curriculum
05/28/2015 05:30 PM PDT - Newling is honored for turnaround at school 

Southern California triplets all accepted to MIT
05/27/2015 07:52 AM PDT - A set of triplets from Newport Beach will have a bit of home on campus next fall after all three were accepted to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
Michael Jackson's ranch can be yours for $100 million

'Thriller’ singer’s amusement parks rides are gone, and property now called Sycamore Valley Ranch.