Also from the Tri-Valley Herald, San Ramon Unified School District will be voting tonight to reduce hours and/or lay off 70 people. "The list also includes layoff notices for librarians' assistants at San Ramon Valley and California high schools...."
"UCSF tobacco archive opens to the public"
The archive has the leaked insider documents that aided States' cases against the tobacco industry. The article is in the Tri-Valley Herald.
State Approves Tutor.com
From the Contra Costa Times "The California Department of Education has approved Tutor.com as a Supplemental Educational Service provider, and the California State Library has Live Homework Help in about 95 public libraries around the state."