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California Boosts Spending to Help Students Earn Math and Science Degrees


A program for low-income, first-generation STEM students at community colleges is receiving millions of dollars to expand across the state.

Does a Proposed $10 Billion Bond Favor Richer California School Districts?


Small and low-income school officials say the bond measure deal is unfair. The money is allocated through matching grants, so wealthier districts that can raise more local funds will get more money from the state.

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Art Club’s Mural Celebrates Donner Lake and Changing Seasons at Truckee High

TRUCKEE, Calif. – Over the last few weeks of school, the halls of Truckee High School have been buzzing with excitement as students waited for the Art Club to unveil their latest masterpiece. The piece was officially unveiled on Thursday, …

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Truckee North Tahoe Regional Adult Education Program Secured Through Placer School for Adult Partnership

TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Tahoe Truckee Unified School District has partnered with Placer School for Adults to ensure continued adult education programming for the Truckee North Tahoe Community.

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Community Events Scheduled to Gather Feedback for New Truckee Library Design

TRUCKEE, Calif. – As part of the ongoing efforts to enrich community involvement in the development of the new Truckee Regional Library, the Core Partners (Nevada County, Town of Truckee and Friends of the Truckee Library) are excited to announce …

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Truckee Town Council Appoints Voting Members for New Library Joint Powers Agreement, Initiates Community Engagement Efforts

TRUCKEE, Calif. – In a significant step towards the development of a new library, the Truckee Town Council has adopted a resolution officially accepting the appointment of the initial voting members and an alternate for the Joint Powers Agreement (JPA) …

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Alpenglow Sports Launches Fourth Annual Community Book Initiative

Now through June 10, Alpenglow Sports is encouraging people to take part in its fourth annual Community Book Initiative. The month-long event highlights 21 books that were chosen by 10 respected community members who are admired for their environmental, mountain, …

Student Protestor Voices on Israel-Gaza-Palestine

In this field-produced, bonus episode, the Moment of Truth team interviews pro-Palestinian, student protestors and campers at encampments at UCSC‘s Quarry Plaza, and at Stanford University, in the courtyard in front of the Stanford campus bookstore—one of the longest-lived encampments …

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20 Students Graduate From Sierra College Tahoe-Truckee

KINGS BEACH, Calif. – On Thursday, May 16, 20 students walked across the stage at the North Tahoe Event Center to celebrate graduating from Sierra College Tahoe-Truckee.

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California State Parks Foundation Calls on the Legislature to Restore Library Parks Pass Funding

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California State Parks Foundation responded to Governor Newsom's revised 2024-2025 budget and raised concern about the elimination of funding for a popular state park access program, the California State Library Parks Pass.

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Local High School Senior Isaac Pacheco Martinez Accepted to Harvard and Yale

TRUCKEE, Calif. – Although Isaac Pacheco Martinez's acceptances to Harvard and Yale are remarkable, what truly distinguishes him is his outlook on life. He chooses to see the positive in every situation and aspires to transform the present political landscape.

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KidZone Museum Announces $13 Million ‘Full Steam Ahead’ Campaign

TRUCKEE, Calif. – The KidZone Museum, a beacon of creativity and learning in the North Lake Tahoe region for more than 30 years, announced its plans to raise $13 million to expand and relocate to Truckee River Regional Park. The …


California's library system dates back 171 years.
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