Six vie for two spots on San Lorenzo school board

Two longtime incumbents and four challengers are seeking election to the two seats on the San Lorenzo Unified school board. 
Branson School has appointed an interim headmaster to succeed Woody Price, who resigned this month after his arrest on drug charges. Damon Kerby, a school trustee and former history teacher at Branson, will assume the post Monday, said David Golden, chairman of the Board of Trustees.  
 
With a touch of Hollywood and politics, Voto Latino group pushes for greater voter turnout among younger Latinos as mid-term elections loom  
 
When UC Santa Cruz sophomore Jahir Salinas applied for a temporary reprieve from deportation, he called it his "first step coming out of the darkness, into the light."  
 
School district makes a yearly report to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights as part of agreement to reduce suspensions of African-American kids.  
 
On Nov. 4, Thirteen school districts in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties seek approval of bond measures to pay for facilities and technology, or parcel taxes to fund programs and teachers. One, Fremont Union High School District in Sunnyvale and Cupertino, is going after both.  
 
The 200-page volume took a year for volunteers to gather stories, images and newspaper clippings, is as hefty as a modern yearbook and tells the story of the city, the nation and the world through the lens of life at Oakland Tech.  
 
Oakland School district spokesman said California Interscholastic Federation investigation determined that address was not primary residence  
 
UC Berkeley police confirmed Friday that a leadership member at an off-campus fraternity had reported a sexual assault between members. A separate report taken earlier this week alleged that several people were drugged and assaulted at a different fraternity last weekend.  
 
The case against Eugene Quillin, the UC Berkeley student accused of raping a woman at a fraternity house last month, has been dropped and Quillin has been declared "factually innocent" by a judge, according to an Alameda County Superior Court transcript.  
 
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