Pleasanton church site rezoned for replacement by 25 houses

10/07/2015 12:23 AM PDT
Ponderosa Homes wins approval to raze Centerpointe Church and build homes there 
Conklin strives to make sure school experience is multi-faceted
10/06/2015 03:56 PM PDT - New Oakley Union School districtwide technology master plan will be predicated on access to tablets. 

CSU faculty demand raises, vote on strike this month
10/06/2015 03:34 PM PDT - As California's public universities recover from the state budget crisis, CSU professors are demanding a 5 percent raise. 

In writings, Oregon gunman ranted about having no girlfriend
10/06/2015 07:47 AM PDT - The gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college said in writings he left behind that everyone else was "crazy" and ranted about not having a girlfriend, a law enforcement official said Monday.  

Fremont: Friends, colleagues, students honor former special ed teacher's memory at vigil
10/06/2015 12:53 PM PDT - The stars came out after sundown, one by one and then in small clusters, faintly visible above Monday night's candlelight vigil for Nailah Pettigen outside St. James Episcopal Church. 

Exploring the high-tech gender divide
10/06/2015 04:13 PM PDT - Tiburon filmmaker Robin Hauser Reynolds examines the dearth of women in the tech industry in her film "Code: Debugging the Gender Gap," screening at the Mill Valley Film Festival.  

Fremont student wins U.N. art contest
10/06/2015 06:12 AM PDT - Fremont student wins U.N. art contestGloria Yang, a freshman at Mission San Jose High in Fremont, has won first place for North America and $1,000 in a United Nations Environment Program contest. 

Nobel Prize for missing piece in neutrino mass puzzle
10/06/2015 06:09 AM PDT - STOCKHOLM -- Takaaki Kajita of Japan and Arthur McDonald of Canada won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for discovering that tiny particles called neutrinos change identities as they whiz through the universe, proving that they have mass. 

Sunnyvale: Spark Charter names new principal
10/06/2015 01:11 PM PDT - Spark Charter School, which was shut down for nearly a week for having failed to perform employee background checks, named a longtime Palo Alto principal as its new chief.  

San Jose Unified to make SAT, AP, IB tests nearly free
10/06/2015 06:17 AM PDT - The San Jose Unified School District will spend $550,000 this year to underwrite nearly the entire cost of SAT exams for juniors, and AP and IB exams for all its high school students.  

El Cerrito High holding homecoming parade Friday
10/06/2015 06:28 AM PDT - The community is encouraged to watch the floats and pageantry when this year's El Cerrito High School homecoming parade makes its way along city streets on Oct. 9.  

40-year sentence for former Morgan Hill teacher in molestation case
10/05/2015 05:17 PM PDT - A former Morgan Hill teacher was sentenced Monday to 40 years in prison for sexually molesting fifth-grade girls in a case prompting the victims' parents to seek a state law requiring training for educators in how to recognize predatory behavior.  

High school shooting plot foiled in Tuolumne County, authorities say
10/05/2015 11:16 AM PDT - A day before a gunman in Oregon killed eight classmates and his college writing teacher, sheriff's detectives in Tuolumne County foiled a plot by students to go on a shooting rampage at their high school near Yosemite National Park, authorities said. 

UCSC offers intensive, one-year teaching degree
10/05/2015 11:07 AM PDT - As California K-12 schools continue to face a teacher shortage, UC Santa Cruz has streamlined the process of becoming a teacher by offering the shorter, more rigorous Master of Arts in Education and Teaching Credential Program.  

Fremont homicide victim was former American High School teacher
10/05/2015 03:32 PM PDT - Nailah Pettigen, a 64-year-old retired American High School teacher, was found dead last week in her Fremont apartment. 

3 share Nobel medicine prize for new tools to kill parasites
10/05/2015 06:28 AM PDT - Three scientists from the U.S., Japan and China won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discovering drugs to fight malaria and other tropical diseases that affect hundreds of millions of people every year.  

4 teens arrested in alleged shooting plot at Northern California high school
10/04/2015 12:18 PM PDT - Four teenagers have been arrested after detectives uncovered an alleged plot to shoot students and teachers at their Northern California high school.  

Stanford University touts numbers of student sexual assault that appear far lower than other schools -- activists balk
10/04/2015 08:05 AM PDT - Student activists and one of Stanford University's leading experts on campus sexual assault are outraged at what they call a dangerously misleading message and fuzzy findings released at this world-class research institution.  

Social emotional learning -- a practice gaining popularity in Bay Area schools
10/03/2015 12:25 PM PDT - The lessons, known by their acronym, SEL, teach students how to get along with others in a group, how to handle anger, frustration, disappointment, anxiety and other negative emotions.  

New claims, lawsuit filed against Brentwood teacher convicted of abuse
10/03/2015 09:49 AM PDT - Two former special needs students at Brentwood Union School District have claimed their teacher, Dina Holder, subjected them to physical and emotional abuse for years.  

(Mary Orlin/Bay Area News Group)
Behind the Label: Beauregard Vineyards, Bonny Doon

The roots run deep for Beauregard Vineyards, a father-son winery in the Santa Cruz Mountains. 
(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Nick Gordon charged in Bobby Kristina Brown's death?

Report says Georgia grand jury will decide this week whether there’s enough evidence to charge Gordon with a crime.