14 Indicted In California For Arranging Sham Marriages (via CBS Sacramento)

[worldnow id=6088814 width=385 height=288 type=video] SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal grand jury in Sacramento has indicted 14 people on charges of arranging sham marriages to immigrants from Russia, Ukraine and other Eastern European nations to help them stay in the U.S.    U.S. Attorney Benjamin Wagner says the indictment was unsealed Tuesday after the man charged with being the ringleader, Sergey Potepalov, was arrested at his home near S … Read More

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2 Local Men On Mexican Fishing Boat Still Missing (via CBS Sacramento)

2 Local Men On Mexican Fishing Boat Still Missing [worldnow id=6022552 width=385 height=288 type=video] SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Six men from our region went down when their fishing boat that capsized off the coast of Baja California. Rescuers have saved three of the men, but two are missing and a man from Ceres is now confirmed dead. More than 40 people were on the boat and most have been rescued, but seven are still missing. Late Tuesday afternoon the US Coast Guard confirmed the first local deat … Read More

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California Governor Urged To Fund Student Tracking System (via CBS Sacramento)

Waste of money tracking the students. As for tracking teacher’s performance? Then what, the union won’t let anything happen to one of their own, even if they are horrible at the job.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California lawmaker and prominent business group are calling on Gov. Jerry Brown to restore funding to develop statewide data systems to track student and teacher performance. State Sen. Joe Simitian and the Bay Area Council on Monday urged the Democratic governor not to cut funding for the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System, CALPADS, and its sister program to track teacher performance, CALTIDES. They sa … Read More

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