• Oil-train projects have run into local opposition in Benicia, in the Bay Area, and in central and southern California. Photo Credit: Vladyslav Danilin

    Oil Train Project Stopped in its Tracks as Company Drops Fight

    Suzanne Potter California News Service NIPOMO, Calif. – A project to send hundreds of oil trains rumbling up and down the central California Coast appears to be dead. The oil company announced Monday it is giving up the fight to secure county approval. Oil giant Phillips 66 has agreed...
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    Hour of Code: From Nor Cal to So Cal

    Stratford School’s 8th Graders Mentor Preschoolers In Virtual Classroom Storytelling/Coding Project  On Friday, December 9th, preschoolers at Stratford School’s Melrose campus in Los Angeles used video conferencing to connect with 8th graders at the San Jose Middle School campus. These two classes came together in a virtual classroom collaboration,...