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Children focus of fun fundraiser

With each lap around a small figure-8 at the historic Clipper Gap School, the tricycle-riding students raised a little more money for the Head Start program Thursday morning. The ...

Fall potluck to celebrate 125 years of Fruitvale School

            Fruitvale School celebrates its 125th anniversary this month. “Our community didn’t start in the 2000s but started with ...

Resource Connectors helps provide seniors with information

“Aging in place” has become one of the most prominent trends to emerge since the baby-boom generation graduated into their retirement years. With this wave of older adu ...

BloodSource scholarship awardees honored

The nonprofit BloodSource organization recently awarded a total of 100 scholarships to graduating seniors in Northern and Central California.  These $500 scholarships demonst ...

Northside Elementary severs ties with PTC over tax status

After more than 20 years of partnership with Northside Elementary School in Cool, the Northside Parent Teacher Club will be dissolved in the coming weeks and effectively replaced b ...

For veterans, healing can begin with man’s best friend

Man’s best friend has begun helping military veterans in Northern California through the Pets for Vets nonprofit.    An organization aimed at helping vet ...

Emmaus garden project offers free garden plots to the community

  Lori Tracy and Angela Henning came up with a grant venture to create “Community in the Garden,” a communal organic garden project offering free planting plots t ...

Lincoln High students win state FFA scrapbook competition

  When Lincoln High School sophomores Jocelyn McCoy and Abby Williamson were elected historians of their Future Farmers of America (FFA) group last year, one of their duties ...

P.A.L. hosts comedy fundraiser at Thunder Valley Casino

  The Police Activities League will sponsor a benefit featuring popular comedian Andy Gross. The event will be held at Thunder Valley Casino Saturday, April 20 at 8:30 PM. G ...

Horizon Charter School site upgrades add to $2M budget problem

As a parent who had a student in Horizon Charter Schools’ now-shuttered Accelerated Learning Academy, Treva Saini said she sees a number of problems with how the program in L ...