Education

California “X-Prize” Bill Passes Assembly
Education

California “X-Prize” Bill Passes Assembly

Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s Legislation Would Offer $25,000 Prize for Innovative Concepts to Streamline State Government The California State Assembly took one small step today in what could be a giant leap for good-government advocates, passing Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Los Angeles) “X-Prize” bill by a vote of 66-0. AB 2138 would offer cash incentives for fully…

Education

Student Allergy Emergency Treatment Bill Survives Fiscal Test

Student Allergy Emergency Treatment Bill Survives Fiscal Test: Appropriations Committee Moves Three Huff Bills to Senate Floor The Senate Appropriations Committee voted today to move three bills authored by Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) out of committee and to the Senate Floor. All three bills will be scheduled for Senate Floor hearings next…

Education

Tree Identification Book from the Arbor Day Foundation Helps People Identify Tree Species in California

The Arbor Day Foundation has a book that helps people identify trees with a simple, step-by-step process. The book, “What Tree Is That?” is available for a $5 donation to the nonprofit tree-planting organization. “What Tree Is That?” is a fun, easy-to-use tree identification guide that features hand-drawn botanical illustrations highlighting the distinct characteristics of…

Education

“From Bits to Atoms” 3D Printing Keynote at IMMERSION 2014 in Los Angeles this June

Sponsored by Disney and Target, IMMERSION 2014 features Disney Animation Studios, the Smithsonian, Google, Microsoft, Stratasys, Oculus, Oracle, Bitcoin and more The Immersive Education Initiative today announced that Jon Cobb, Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Stratasys, will keynote the IMMERSION 2014 Business and Economics day in Los Angeles, California, this June. “From Bits…

Friends of the Monrovia Library Spring Sale May 16-17
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Friends of the Monrovia Library Spring Sale May 16-17

Photo by Terry Miller Special prices on gently used Books, CDs, DVDs, Books on Tape and Library Merchandise Friends Member Preview Sale- Thursday May 15 from 5p.m. to 7p.m. During the Friends Annual Membership Meeting Public Sale Dates Friday May 16 and Saturday May 17, 2014 Sale Hours: Friday: 12 noon to 5 p.m./ Saturday:…

Monrovia officials and leaders tour Citrus College
Education

Monrovia officials and leaders tour Citrus College

Twenty-one Monrovia city officials and community leaders visited Citrus College on Friday, April 25 for a campus tour, an overview of the college’s programs and services, and a discussion that focused on ensuring college completion for Monrovia’s students. The tour was hosted by Mrs. Joanne Montgomery, vice president of the Citrus Community College District Board…

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