June 10, 2014

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Ruling says teacher job protections cost poorest students

The ruling came Tuesday morning in the Vergara v. California lawsuit, filed in May 2012 on behalf of nine public school students, including sisters Beatriz...

Immigration surge will be a death blow to reform

SFGate Judy Elizabeth Martinez, holding Marjorie, tries to reach family after being released by ICE at a Greyhound Bus station in Phoenix May 28, 2014. She...

'The Rise & Fall of Great Powers,' by Tom Rachman

Tooly's shop features shelves labeled “Artists Who Were Unpleasant to Their Spouses,” “History, the Dull Bits” and “Books You Pretend to Have Read but Haven't.”...

ELECTION: St. Catharines riding candidates

Federal party leader Elizabeth May is a role model to all, in and out of the political arena. I know how hard Ontario Green Party...

An Open Letter to the Voters of Ontario from Elizabeth May | Green ...

To the voters of Ontario: As Leader of the federal Green Party, I have watched the Ontario election campaign with great concern. First and foremost,...

FDA to pregnant women: Eat more fish

New York Times There's also limited evidence that fish oils may promote a baby's brain development. McCabe praised the agencies' decision to encourage more fish consumption,...

Long telomeres may mean higher cancer risk, UCSF team says

New York Sports Nut UCSF molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn, along with two other scientists, won the Nobel Prize in 2009 for discovering telomeres in the 1970s...

Ontario vote could preview 2015 federal fight

Toronto Star OTTAWA — Ontario goes to the polls Thursday in an election that could give voters across the country a preview of how Thomas Mulcair's...

Central America turmoil, not U.S. policies, may be behind surge of child migrants

I don't think they are necessarily trying to game the system,” said Elizabeth Frankel, a law professor and associate director of the Young Center for...

Pregnant and nursing women should eat more seafood, could raise children's IQ ...

SFGate Elizabeth Southerland, the director of the EPA's Office of Science and Technology, also recommended that when eating fish that they or a friend caught from...

Renoir-inspired statue makes debut at PPG Plaza

The Laurel Foundation was started by heiress and philanthropist Cordelia Scaife May in 1951 to preserve the city's culture and history. Since May's death in...

Central America turmoil, not U.S. policies, may be behind surge of child migrants

I don't think they are necessarily trying to game the system,” said Elizabeth Frankel, a law professor and associate director of the Young Center for...

Delamaide: Old fights shape Fed future on reform

Two Senate Democrats, Jeff Merkley of Oregon and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, sent a letter to President Obama last month declaring that "it is critical...

Heavy ideas for weightless work

Under the guidance of teacher Catherine Georges, Hiba Ahmad, Maham Ahmad, Kimberly Brown, Liam Bradley and Elizabeth May performed “Blood Coagulation in Space.” “This group...

Chianello: Why run if you have no chance of winning?

“I accept that my chance of winning is low,” says O'Donnell, although not as low as when he first decided to run back in 2009,...

Kelly McParland: Stephen Harper and Australian PM joined in un-Obama ...

That must be why Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott are such good mates. Mr. Abbott is in Ottawa for a...

Moncton Mounties' funeral: 'What happened here is an outrage,' Stephen Harper ...

iPolitics.ca (subscription) At today's funeral for three Mounties killed in the line of duty last week in Moncton, N.B., Prime Minister Stephen Harper spoke about the...

Ontario vote could preview 2015 federal fight

Toronto Star OTTAWA — Ontario goes to the polls Thursday in an election that could give voters across the country a preview of how Thomas Mulcair's...

A Republican from Wisconsin Has the Best Plan for Fixing Our Student Debt Crisis

At the moment, liberal favorite Elizabeth Warren is championing a bill that would let borrowers save money by refinancing their old education loans at today's...

Belleville: Police blotter, June 10

A theft was reported on May 31 at 1:52 a.m. at the Walgreens at 325 Washington Ave. ... He was then charged with giving false...

Questions surround surge in migrant kids left at border

SFGate Gang violence in El Salvador and in urban areas of Guatemala has escalated dramatically in recent months since a weak truce among rival gangs has...

May Staunton Building Permits

Kate Elizabeth Simon De Vito Residential Alteration Interior Renovation/Add Bathroom, 615 Stuart St. • Joshua Simmons, Residential Alteration Interior Renovation, 1214 Ashby St. • Thomas...

Gertrude Moebius Mothersele Ali

She is survived by her daughter, Honor Reynolds of Durango, Colo; her son, Chris Reynolds and his wife, Elizabeth Kelly of Milton, Vt, four grandchildren;...

The Next Great Movement: Muslim Women's Liberation

Symbolically and historically, this is an important event, one that may only be possible in the West. Many Muslim feminists know that I stand with...

We'll always need more women in politics

We have examples like Clark, or Elizabeth May, or even our own MLA from Parksville-Qualicum, Michelle Stilwell. Why is it so hard for us to...

Union County synagogues/organizations to participate in Create a Jewish ...

Jewish Educational Center and Jewish Family Service of Central NJ, both in Elizabeth; Temple Beth-El Mekor Chayim, Cranford; and the YM-YWHA of Union County in...

Missing Linden woman found, charged with violating terms of court-order ...

Nicole Nadler, 22, who had been missing since May 30 when she left an Atlantic City rehabilitation program, contacted police about 3:45 p.m. Monday, police...

Questions surround surge in migrant kids left at border

SFGate Gang violence in El Salvador and in urban areas of Guatemala has escalated dramatically in recent months since a weak truce among rival gangs has...

Longtime Maryvale Prep English teacher retires after 34 years

Her daughter Elizabeth, her three sisters and two nieces have also been taught by Malone. "She has had a huge impact on our family," said...

What Tony Abbott can teach Stephen Harper about Asia

When Prime Minister Stephen Harper welcomes his Australian counterpart this week, he will find in Tony Abbott a kindred spirit. On a wide range of...

PM, Mulcair and Trudeau head to Moncton for RCMP funeral

(blog)... will take place in Moncton, with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Governor General David Johnston, Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney, New Democrat Leader Tom...

Remembering the man who breathed life into a corner of Lincoln

The 89-year-old husband, father and grandfather, the son of Germans from Russia, was eulogized May 28 at First Lutheran Church. “At the funeral, I think...

Drug-testing costs Susquenita student honor society membership

Fourteen-year-old Leila May was selected for drug tests at least 5 times as a Susquenita Middle School student. At the start of eighth grade, May...

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper, Tim Hudak, and the Con Climate ...

When I first saw this picture of Stephen Harper and Tony Abbott having breakfast together, I thought something had gone wrong with their "special relationship."...

UPDATE 1-Russian gas keeps flowing to Ukraine as deadline passes

Kiev paid off $786 million of its debts in late May and Russian officials have suggested it could pay off a $1.45 billion for November...

Defense call 'Kat' a liar, details her sex life: Suggests she was dominant one ... - Foster's Daily Democrat

SFGate Defense call 'Kat' a liar, details her sex life: Suggests she was dominant one ...Foster's Daily DemocratEDITOR'S NOTE: This story contains graphic descriptions of sex...

Elizabeth S. Precht

MISSOULA – A memorial Mass will be held for at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, at Christ the King Catholic Church. Copyright 2014 ...

Susan Tompor: More college students can lower loan payments under Obama's ...

University Herald Elizabeth Warren that would allow borrowers to refinance their student loans, including those issued by private banks. ... “It may also increase awareness of...