Worcester Polytechnic Team Grows Heart Tissue on Spinach Leaves

Worcester Polytechnic Team Grows Heart Tissue on Spinach Leaves

Worcester, MA…Researchers face a fundamental challenge as they seek to scale up human tissue regeneration from small lab samples to full-size tissues, bones, even whole organs to implant in people to treat disease or traumatic injuries: how to establish a vascular system that delivers blood deep into the developing tissue. Current bioengineering techniques, including 3-D […]

California’s 20th Annual ‘Read Across America’ Is Thursday ~ Teachers, Students, Parents & Celebrities Celebrate Joys of Reading

California’s 20th Annual ‘Read Across America’  Is Thursday ~ Teachers, Students, Parents & Celebrities Celebrate Joys of Reading

Burlingame, CA…California’s public school educators will join a nationwide celebration of reading on Thursday, March 2, as they meet up with parents, city officials, firefighters and TV and movie actors at events statewide for the National Education Association’s 20th annual “Read Across America” extravaganza. Millions of people across the nation will take part in the […]

California Teacher’s Association Says Education Secretary Nominee Betsy DeVos Disastrous For Public Schools

California Teacher’s Association Says Education Secretary Nominee Betsy DeVos Disastrous For Public Schools

Los Angeles, CA…California’s educators say White House nominee for U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos would be a disaster for California’s students and public schools. Flanked by the nearly 800 delegates to the CTA State Council of Education, CTA President Eric Heins held a news conference today calling for the rejection of DeVos at her […]

PSR Sacramento Announces Opening Of 2017 High School Scholarship Essay Contest

PSR Sacramento Announces Opening Of 2017 High School Scholarship Essay Contest

Sacramento, CA…The Sacramento Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility is pleased to announce that its 2017 High School Scholarship Essay Contest is now open to high school seniors in Sacramento and surrounding counties (Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, San Joaquin, Solano, Sutter, Yolo, and Yuba). A total of $15,000 in scholarship money will […]

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Deadline To Register Extended To October 20th!

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Deadline To Register Extended To October 20th!

South Lake Tahoe, CA…The South Lake Tahoe Recreation Department is offering two American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard Training courses at the Recreation and Swim COmplex on Rufus Allen Boulevard. The courses are being taught by City employee, Liz Terzian and will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize,and respond to aquatic emergencies. […]

Create Your Business Plan Workshop

Create Your Business Plan Workshop

South Lake Tahoe, CA/NV – The Lake Tahoe South Shore Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the City of South Lake Tahoe, is offering a Create Your Business Plan workshop series this fall on three consecutive Wednesdays beginning August 20, 2014. By the end of the three 90-minute sessions participants will have a completed draft of a […]

Red Cross Issues Top 4th of July Safety Steps for Travel, Grilling and Fireworks

Red Cross Issues Top 4th of July Safety Steps for Travel, Grilling and Fireworks

Sacramento, Ca — This Fourth of July weekend, many people will be traveling, firing up the backyard grill or enjoying fireworks, and the American Red Cross offers a series of steps everyone can follow to safely enjoy the holiday weekend. “Everyone looks forward to having fun over the Fourth of July, and the Red Cross wants […]

California Fair Share, Public School Officials Praise Investment in Early Childhood Learning; Call on Gov. Brown to Sign Budget Agreement

California Fair Share, Public School Officials Praise Investment in Early Childhood Learning; Call on Gov. Brown to Sign Budget Agreement

Sacramento, Ca – California Fair Share today praised state lawmakers for passage of a budget that significantly boosts funding for early childhood education as well as early childcare. More than 50 public school superintendents, school board members and trustees joined California Fair Share in calling on Gov. Jerry Brown to sign the budget legislation as […]

Agreement on Pre-K Funding a Modest Step Forward for Educating Our Children and Improving Our State, Says California Fair Share

Agreement on Pre-K Funding a Modest Step Forward for Educating Our Children and Improving Our State, Says California Fair Share

Sacramento, Ca  –  California Fair Share issued the following statement, in response to a tentative agreement among state legislators to fund 43,000 new, full-day Pre-K slots, which will be phased in over the coming years:   “The agreement reached in budget conference committee is a modest step forward for California’s kids, California’s economy and California’s […]