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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Aug 18, 2021 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

California School Vaccination Requirement As schools start again across the United States, school districts are deciding how to keep students and staff safe during the surge of COVID-19 delta variant cases. While several districts across the country have mandated mask wearing, the state of California has taken precautions a step further. Beginning October 15, 2021, […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Aug 12, 2021 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Higher Pork Prices Coming? In 2018, voters in California overwhelmingly approved an animal rights proposition (Proposition 12, the Farm Animal Confinement Proposition). It required more space for breeding pigs, egg-laying chickens, and calves. The law applies not only to California farmers, but to any products imported by California from other states. Only 4 percent of […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on May 11, 2021 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

A New Look for the Colosseum The Colosseum in Rome has been around since the first century. And now, it’s getting an update. The Colosseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre (because it was built during the Flavian dynasty), is the largest amphitheater in the world. It’s also one of the most famous landmarks anywhere, […]

California Governor Faces Recall

California Governor Faces Recall

Posted by on May 6, 2021 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s Election Central post describes how some California citizens are trying to recall the state’s governor. And you learn some details about how the recall process works in certain states. Did you know that citizens in some states have a tool to remove an elected official from office? It’s called a recall election. And […]

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Posted by on Mar 18, 2021 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Biden Creates White House Gender Policy Council March is Women’s History Month, so there’s no better time for President Biden to establish the new White House Gender Policy Council. On March 8, which was International Women’s Day, President Biden passed an executive order to create the new council. Many advocates say that the issue of […]

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Posted by on Jan 19, 2021 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

California’s COVID Lockdown Since early December 2020, most of California has been on lockdown as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is because ICU availability in hospitals has dropped below 15 percent in many areas of the state. Prohibited activities under the lockdown include dining in at restaurants, working out at gyms, visiting salons, […]

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Posted by on Dec 9, 2020 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

2020’s Devastating Storm Season It’s no exaggeration to say that 2020 has been a challenging year for most people. And this is especially true for people who have experienced this year’s record-breaking Atlantic hurricane season. Hurricanes are given names in alphabetical order, starting with “A,” at the beginning of each storm season. This year there […]

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Posted by on Oct 21, 2020 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

An Incomplete Count? btw and Election Central have covered the importance of the 2020 Census throughout this year. Census information is used to determine everything from how many social services resources a community receives, to how many seats a state will have in Congress. But getting a complete count of an entire nation is more […]

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Stuff YOU Should Know

Posted by on Sep 15, 2020 in Stuff You Should Know | No Comments

Will Halloween Be Cancelled? It may be only September, but in many stores across the country, Halloween candy is already appearing on grocery store shelves. No one knows what Halloween might look like during this pandemic. Local communities and parents will decide if Halloween festivities will be allowed to take place. The Los Angeles County […]

Examining Freedom Schools

Examining Freedom Schools

Posted by on Sep 12, 2020 in Education | No Comments

Have you ever heard of the “summer slide”? This is the term that teachers and educational experts use to describe student’s knowledge loss that can happen over the summer months when they’re not in school. This is especially true this year, when the coronavirus pandemic kept children out of school for much longer than the […]