We're used to seeing, reading and hearing about how the nation's K-12 education system is broken, so it's refreshing to find out one form of education is working: the early, pre-K-12 kind, according to UC Irvine researchers. Specifically, the conclusions published in the current issue of the journa ... More >>
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It was not wrongful termination for Tustin's Red Hill Lutheran Church & School to fire a preschool teacher for living out of wedlock with her boyfriend and raising their child, the state appellate court in Santa Ana has ruled. Sara Henry had sued the church on grounds that her firing in May 2 ... More >>
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A woman called the sheriff's department late Wednesday morning to report someone broke into a restroom at La Cristianita Preschool in San Clemente and left graffiti on a wall.Sounds fairly routine, until you discover what was scrawled were obscenities. Your jaw will really drop when you discover ... More >>
On Aug. 31, 1990, state Assemblymen Gil Ferguson (R-Newport Beach) and Steve Peace (D-Rancho San Diego) famously got into a shouting match that got physical in a Capitol corridor in Sacramento, where some witnesses claim not-so-peaceful Peace slapped the retired Marine.Must be something about the ... More >>
At least you can say this about Luis Epifano, this week's ugliest police mugshot "winner":He posed while wearing clothing.Unfortunately for Santa Ana police officers, that's not how they found him . . . on the roof of a preschool.
Photo credit: Faithy LeongLiquor, or medicine? Let's ask a three-year-old."What is this?""Um, beer?"Way to go, Theraflu. Your medicine bottles look so much like flasks that a preschooler can't tell the difference.
beachcitiescalvary.orgJim Kempner (the older man in the center) and other Beach Cities Calvary pastors.Enrollment has been declining at Prince of Peace School, a private Christian preschool and K-6 elementary campus in Costa Mesa's Mesa Verde neighborhood, since revelations surfaced that the past ... More >>
Parents who have mounted a blog/Twitter/old-timey-telephone campaign to save a Lake Forest preschool from closing say their efforts are working. To prove this, they have posted letters from board members who say they are reconsidering plans to shutter the nationally accredited Lakeview Learning C ... More >>
Since the world didn't live up to the expectations of nervous Christians and end yesterday, we now have to turn our attention to counting the ballots from yesterday's primary. (Lazy goddamn Antichrist, always making more work for me...) Matt Coker's bold electoral prediction proved corrected. Asses ... More >>
Bright Ideas takes a swing at Texas-cheerleader-mom syndrome
The countys plan to privitize preschools was supposed to cut costs, not teachers
And other lessons for the countys poor
No school shootings, few guns: Why are OC parents scared?