Homer-Center school district leaders will take up an array of technology improvements needed because of the increased use of online services for virtual learning. “This would help us get our computer systems up to speed,” District Superintendent Curt Whitesel said. “Now that we’re doing a lot of synchronous and asynchronous […]

BUFFALO GROVE, IL — Earlier this month, the Buffalo Grove Park District received two Illinois Association of Park Districts Best of the Best Awards at their 2020 Awards Gale (virtual this year); the categories that the Park District received awards in were Arts in the Park and The Power of […]

LAS VEGAS (AP) — About 1,500 employees in the largest school district in Nevada could lose their jobs if students do not return to in-person instruction this school year, according to a staffing report. The Clark County School District Board of Trustees requested the report to determine the potential effects […]

For Tom Strickler, serving as Columbia Borough School District’s lame duck superintendent just wouldn’t work. The school board earlier this month hired Ashley Mercado, principal of Wickersham Elementary School in Lancaster, to replace Strickler. Instead of sticking it out until the end of the year when his contract expired, Strickler […]

MANATEE COUNTY, FL — In the 2020 election, Manatee County voters will choose the winner of the Manatee Board of County Commissioners District 5 race. Write-in candidates Carol Ann Felts and Chris Gilbert challenge incumbent Republican Vanessa Baugh for the seat. How to vote As the Nov. 3 election approaches, […]

Pennick Patterson, right, pets Cojack, a new therapy dog at Western Elementary School in Barry, Ill., during a visit to Eileen Malone’s pre-K classroom on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. To the left is Eileen Malone who let students come up one at a time to visit Cojack. Jake Shane AP […]

ALPHARETTA/MILTON, GA — In addition to voting for president and vice president of the United States in the Nov. 3 general election, voters in North Fulton, will choose other candidates to represent them, including the seat for Georgia Representative 47th District seat. Incumbent Jan Jones will be running against Anthia […]

CLOSE 5 Things to know about the Nov. 3 election Wochit Smack dab in the middle of the city, District 4 has the most crowded race on the Oxnard ballot. Four candidates are hoping to unseat incumbent Bryan MacDonald, who’s been on the City Council since 2008.  Hoping to fill the former […]

CLOSE Clockwise from top right: Karla Alejandra Ramirez, Carolina Gallardo Magaña and Vianey Lopez (Photo: COURTESY PHOTO) South Oxnard residents in District 6 voted for their City Council representative not that long ago but they’re heading back to the ballot box. This November, they will vote for a council member for a four-year […]

CLOSE 5 Things to know about the Nov. 3 election Wochit Three candidates are vying for the Camarillo City Council District 3 seat. The district was created after Camarillo switched to a district-based election model from an at-large system in 2019. It covers approximately 12,739 residents and makes up the […]

The District 5 candidates seeking to replace termed-out San Diego City Councilman Mark Kersey shared their views on various issues and goals during a Rancho Bernardo Community Council-sponsored forum. The online Sept. 24 event was moderated by the League of Women Voters of San Diego. The video can be viewed […]

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos Getty Georgia teacher Samantha Mbozi hasn’t even entered a grocery store in the last six months. The 51-year-old just finished chemotherapy a year ago and is taking immunosuppressive drugs for two other illnesses. Her doctor told her strict quarantine could be a […]

PARIS — With the L:A Bruket and Horace boutiques’ recent openings, the Rue Vieille du Temple — in Paris’ bustling Marais neighborhood — is morphing into an ever larger magnet for beauty shoppers. The Swedish organic cosmetics brand and French natural direct-to-consumer men’s grooming brand’s doors are a few steps […]

CHEROKEE COUNTY, GA — Following several online rumors regarding the Cherokee County School System, the district has set up an online fact versus fiction web page. “In these times of ‘fake news’ circulated on social media and ‘unofficial’ social media groups, this new web page is a place where you […]