Stories for September 5, 2012
California's campaign finance watchdog says it will post financial disclosure forms submitted by judicial candidates online within the next two weeks.
An audit by California’s state controller says the pension fund manager for California teachers failed to investigate possible abuses. The findings come on the heels of public employee pension reforms passed by the legislature.
Produced with the help of Grammy Award-winning producer Tommy LiPuma and singer Diana Krall and her band, "Kisses on the Bottom" is the first record in McCartney’s historic oeuvre to feature him almost exclusively on vocals. GREAT PERFORMANCES joins McCartney for an intimate concert recorded at the historic Capitol Studios in Los Angeles, featuring performances of such standards as “I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter,” “It’s Only a Paper Moon,” “Always,” “Bye Bye Blackbird” and more.
"Dreamland" tells the story of one day in California. Filmed simultaneously from dawn until dusk on November 19, 2010, it follows a remarkable ensemble of Californians who are pushing the bounds of the possible. Entrepreneurs, daredevils, entertainers, scientists, politicians, chefs, and technologists who are all in California for the same reason: to make their dreams a reality. Some are household names; most are not. But each embodies an adventurous and innovative spirit that is singular to California.
Crawford High School students went back to their same campus yesterday, but started classes at a school very different from the one they left in the spring. Instead of four small schools, each with their own administrators and budget, the campus is now a single, comprehensive school with one principal.