A 10-0 run in the fourth quarter nearly erased what was a 16-point deficit, but it wasn’t enough for the Sacred Heart Cathedral girls to overcome a poor shooting performance in a 63-57 loss to visiting Campolindo of Moraga in the second round of the CIF state basketball playoffs on Thursday.
Democracy could be found in Wisconsin this past week, but not among the screaming protestors running wild throughout the Wisconsin State Capitol building. While Wisconsin’s elected representatives — minus 14 Democratic state senators who fled the state — were working hard on the job the people sent them to do, thousands of screaming protesters provided America with a preview of the union mobocracy coming soon to a legislature, city council or school board near you.
Congress is debating whether to cut or even eliminate AmeriCorps and VISTA national service. That would be a bad move.
Some local AmeriCorps and VISTA programs are operated by Bay Area Community Resources in collaboration with about 50 other nonprofit community organizations. The federal government puts up only 40 percent of the money, while our communities pay 60 percent.
Across California, local governments are hurriedly transferring their redevelopment agency assets into city budgets to beat Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed take-back of unspent redevelopment funds.