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The Girl Scouts is a national organization geared toward empowering girls and equipping them with leadership skills. The Heart of Central California chapter is active in the Capital Region.

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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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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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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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