Florida Gov. Rick Scott is heading to the West Coast.
The board voted at a meeting in Sacramento on Wednesday not to produce an Academic Performance Index for the 2014-15 school year. The index uses student results on statewide tests to rank schools and to identify those that need improvement.
GOP Rep. Al Pscholka of Stevensville made the remark on the House floor Wednesday in support of bills that would eliminate a requirement that people installing, making or repairing a residential chair lift be licensed elevator contractors.
U.S. District Court Judge Thelton Henderson of San Francisco acted Tuesday after a court-appointed overseer reported that conditions have substantially improved since 2006.
The average price of a regular gallon of gas has jumped 21 cents in the past two weeks to $2.54.
A state agency says California’s unemployment rate dipped to 6.9 percent last month by adding 67,300 new jobs, showing the economy continues to improve at a healthy clip.
The individual companies didn’t say they would scale back their own operations to save water as California heads into a fourth dry year. Instead, the group organized by Ceres, a Boston environmental nonprofit, says it is urging sustainable water management.
The California agency had placed the facility on a semi-annual review instead of the normal annual in 2012 after a series of complaints ranging from treatment of teens to facility conditions and background checks for staff.
Yet even after Sunday’s vote, the party’s official platform states its opposition to promoting “alternative lifestyles,” and the party remains opposed to gay marriage and same-sex partner benefits, child custody and adoption.
The court did not strike down the law itself, saying sex offenders could still be forced to live more than 2,000 feet from schools. But it said the decision would have to be made on a case-by-case basis.
Gas prices are soaring in California in a classic example of supply and demand after an explosion stopped gasoline production at an Exxon Mobil refinery while another remains offline due to labor unrest.
They’re united against an Israeli flag on Moddison Avenue with the star of Davis replaced with a blue swastika, along with other symbols. There is also a Palestinian flag, Christmas lights and a row of religious candles in the window.