SACRAMENTO (AP/CBS13) – Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders on Monday announced a deal aimed at returning California public school students to classrooms in the nation’s most populous state. Most students have been out of school and doing distance learning since last March because of the coronavirus and finding a way to return them to the classroom has been elusive. READ MORE: Former Sacramento Firefighter Accuses Department Of Hostile Work Environment This is a breakdown of Monday’s agreement, and how it could work: MONEY, MONEY, MONEY School districts in California are locally controlled, meaning the state can’t force them to resume in-person instruction. But it can incentivize them. The plan provides $6.6 billion collectively for districts. NEW: CA has now administered over 9 million #COVID19 vaccines. Our test positivity rate has dropped to 2.3%. Today we report 3,516 cases of COVID-19. 6 weeks ago, we were reporting over 50k cases. Vaccine rates … [Read more...] about What’s In California’s New School Reopening Deal?
President Joe Biden’s deputies are welcoming illegal migrants who are injured while trying to evade border barriers. The Los Angeles Times reported February 26: On a Feb. 18 call with advocates and lawyers, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas grew frustrated when asked about other cases in which border authorities expelled injured migrants under Title 42 [anti-epidemic rules] despite some being unable to walk after falling off the wall, according to [Linda] Corchado, who was on the call. “He was just appalled that people are jumping the wall,” Corchado said. “The point is with Title 42, that’s what happens … people are getting more and more desperate.” Corchado is the Texas-based director of legal services at Las Américas Immigrant Advocacy Center. She is also representing other migrants who were rescued from a snowstorm as they tried to sneak into American’s homeland. “So they’re trying to climb up the wall on the Mexican side, and they’re falling … [Read more...] about Report: DHS Is Allowing Injured Migrants to Stay
Kim Kardashian’s gate to her home in Hidden Hills, California, was reportedly crashed into on Feb. 24 by an alleged trespasser who wanted to speak to her. Law enforcement sources shared with TMZ on Monday that the 24-year-old man allegedly breached the main gate to the Kardashian’s home in Hidden Hills community on Feb. 24 at around 6:30 pm. (RELATED: Kim Kardashian Sued For Sharing Photo Of Herself On Instagram) Kim Kardashian’s Alleged Trespasser Crashes Through Hidden Hills Gate https://t.co/F5CUYlEM7C — TMZ (@TMZ) March 1, 2021 Kardashian’s security detail managed to catch up to the alleged trespasser before he entered her home, sources shared with the outlet. He told law enforcement that he was at the community because he was there to see Kardashian, whom he claimed was his wife, according to TMZ. The man was cited for trespassing and then released, the outlet reported. In 2019, Kim and her sister Kylie Jenner were dealing with an alleged prowler at … [Read more...] about Kim Kardashian’s Gate Crashed Into By Alleged Trespasser
“Saturday Night Live” alum Rob Schneider said he’s in the process of creating a new comedy sketch show with “no political agenda.” “I sincerely believe that each late-nite [sic] host is really funny. However, ALL of their monologues and jokes are completely interchangeable,” the 55-year-old comedian tweeted Wednesday to his thousands of followers, as he’s not known for being one to hold back his thoughts. (RELATED: ‘SNL’ Alum Rob Schneider: ‘Saturday Night Live’ Is Now Ruining The Joke) Actor Rob Schneider poses at the premiere of “Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser” at the Cary Grant theatre at Sony Studios in Culver City, California June 24, 2015. The movie opens in the U.S. on July 16. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni The latter tweet came along with a screenshot of a message that read, “We are going to do a comedy sketch show which will only be about what we think is funny. There will be no liberal OR conservative bias.” I sincerely believe that each late nite host is really … [Read more...] about Rob Schneider Says He’s Working On A New Sketch Comedy Show With ‘No Political Agenda’
Everyone is anxiously awaiting the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. Once it is over, businesses can fully reopen, families can be reunited and friends can spend time with each other once more. The pandemic has taken its toll on everyone, but college students have been particularly hard hit. Many had to leave their dorms, fly home and adjust to online learning for the first time ever when schools closed. Students who had never taken classes online before found it frustrating and inconvenient. Fortunately for these students, they will be able to return to in-person classes when the pandemic is over. However, not all students will be going back to campus. RELATED: Campus Conversations: Thoughts on online class There are many of us, including myself, who have never even set foot on campus. We are the online student community, the actual online student community. Since before the pandemic hit, we have been online learning from afar - in the shadows if you will. The problems and … [Read more...] about OPINION: For online students, the challenges of pandemic learning are nothing new