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Benicia schools superintendent retires in June

01/27/2015 05:14 PM PST
BENICIA >> Janice Adams isn't waiting until her final day as Benicia Unified Schools District superintendent in June. 
Palo Alto: Community searches for answers in wake of student suicides
01/28/2015 07:06 AM PST - The search for answers in the wake of another suicide involving a Gunn High School student or recent graduate extended to the Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education meeting Tuesday night. 

Chabot Space & Science Center's chief is stepping down
01/28/2015 06:14 AM PST - Alexander Zwissler, who serves as executive director and chief executive officer of Chabot Space & Science Center, will step down in June after eight years.  

Swett school district holding LCAP public meeting
01/27/2015 05:38 PM PST - Information from the meeting will help the school board set budget priorities for increased state spending on schools under LCFF, the school funding plan that took effect last year.  

Antioch High wood shop students put theory into practice with guard shack
01/27/2015 04:15 PM PST - By this spring, some campus security personnel will have roofs over their heads 

San Jose Unified reverses course, proposes charter schools remain on their campuses
01/28/2015 06:32 AM PST - Suddenly reversing course, San Jose Unified Superintendent Vincent Matthews has backed away from uprooting three charter schools -- including the popular and politically connected Downtown College Preparatory high school -- from their campuses next school year.  

Deer Valley student video to serve as CHP promo
01/27/2015 11:18 PM PST - The Antioch high school's TV production class shot footage highlighting the CHP's teen driving safety presentations. 

Stanford swimmer arrested, charged with felony sex assault
01/27/2015 08:14 PM PST - Brock Allen Turner, 19, was booked into Santa Clara County Jail on Jan. 18 on suspicion of attempted rape and penetration with a foreign object of an unconscious, intoxicated woman. He was released on $150,000 bail.  

Concord elementary schoolteacher convicted on 19 molestation counts
01/28/2015 06:23 AM PST - The jury deadlocked on the five remaining counts against the former Concord schoolteacher Joseph Martin, and prosecutor Derek Butts told the judge it was "highly unlikely" his office would seek a retrial on those counts. 

Pleasant Hill: Girl, 12, selected as Scholastic News youth correspondent
01/27/2015 12:12 PM PST - Pleasant Hill girl, 12, is youth writer for Scholastic News 

Castro Valley Unified Superintendent Jim Negri to retire
01/27/2015 12:11 PM PST - Castro Valley Unified Superintendent Jim Negri will step down at the end of the school year. He joined the district in 2009. 

Santa Cruz Jewish community responds to upcoming Angela Davis talk
01/27/2015 12:05 PM PST - An upcoming civil rights talk by UC Santa Cruz emeritus professor Angela Davis has prompted division and outcry among local Jews due to Davis' public support for boycotts of Israel.  

Data: Vaccination rates at California elementary schools
01/27/2015 10:50 AM PST - Vaccination rates among kindergartners at California public elementary schools with 10 or more kindergarten students. 

Vanderbilt rape trial: Drunkenness, 'deplorable' photos discussed as alleged victim cries
01/27/2015 10:40 AM PST - NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A former Vanderbilt football player on trial for rape took "deplorable" photos of the alleged assault, but shouldn't be convicted of rape because he didn't take part in it, a defense attorney said Tuesday. 

San Jose State police sued over fatal shooting
01/27/2015 06:19 AM PST - Family of San Jose man fatally shot in the back last year in altercation with San Jose State campus police sues for federal civil rights violations 

Richmond soccer coach quietly puts emphasis on education
01/27/2015 06:59 AM PST - Rene Siles, boys soccer coach at Richmond High School, makes sure players have 'educational hope' 

Pittsburg students re-enact Selma march
01/27/2015 06:10 AM PST - Some 600 students view civil rights movie, then walk nearly two miles through town and back to school in event arranged by school district and city. 

'Linked Learning' gives high school students hands-on, real-world career training
01/27/2015 01:29 PM PST - Started in 2009, the California Linked Learning District Initiative helped nine districts -- including Antioch, Oakland and West Contra Costa in the Bay Area -- to create educational programs that give students experience in a variety of fields. 

UC student health center doctors to strike Tuesday
01/26/2015 05:06 PM PST - UC student health center doctors to hold one-day strike Tuesday over what they call unfair labor practices 

Richard Engel, foreign correspondent for NBC, will deliver Stanford's commencement address
01/26/2015 02:51 PM PST - Journalist and Stanford alum Richard Engel will be the university's June commencement speaker. 

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Joan Rivers' daughter files suit over mother's death

Melissa Rivers alleges a New York clinic made numerous mistakes and showed lapses in judgment during a routine procedure that ended in the death of tghe comedic legend.