Tag Archive for Education

CTA Highlights Tinajero The Teacher/Coach

The California Teachers Association shined its spotlight on Santa Ana City Councilmember Sal Tinajero in its latest edition of California Educator magazine.  The article focuses on Tinajero’s incredibly successful efforts with Fullerton High School’s Speech & Debate team.  Under Tinajero’s tutelage the last 5 years, the Fullerton High School team has become nationally recognized and is a…

Senator Cedillo’s Holiday Party

     My girlfriend and I had the distinct honor of being State Senator Gil Cedillo’s guests at his holiday party at Cicada Restaurant in downtown Los Angeles Monday evening.  Party goers included friends and family of the Senator, L.A. politicos, community leaders and the Superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District David L. Brewer,…

What Do YOU Think About Santa Ana Schools’ $15 Million Cuts?

“There are many people who will be affected by our cuts, but unfortunately we are in this very difficult position to keep this district financially sound.” That was Jose Alfredo Hernandez, Santa Ana School Board President, quoted by The Register about the $14.8 million of cuts to schools that the district will be making for…

What Do YOU Think About UCI’s Climate Research Program?

“The people we have hired provide a core that will explore both past records of abrupt climate change and investigate key processes that are likely to be involved in future climate shifts.”  That was Susan Trumbore, Chairwoman of UCI’s Earth Systems Science Department, talking to The Register about the five new scientists hired to study…

Don’t put a condom there!

  Student journalists collaborated with the student health center at Cal State Fullerton to market a special condom-stuffed issue of The Daily Titan on November 14th that they promoted using a stick-figure poster to encourage Titans to have safe sex.  CSUF students will only be receiving news when they open up the paper on the…

Orange County Young Democrats Endorse the Community College Initiative

On Thursday the Orange County Young Democrats voted to support a ballot initiative that would provide more Californians the opportunity to earn an education. From the press release: The Orange County Young Democrats have voted to endorse yes on the Community College Initiative. The Community College Initiative is a statewide measure which will appear on…