'The marriage is not working well': Malibu and Santa Monica's ugly school district divorce

'The marriage is not working well': Malibu and Santa Monica's ugly school district divorce

9/1/2021 3:48:00 PM

'The marriage is not working well': Malibu and Santa Monica's ugly school district divorce

The two cities that make up the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District want a divorce. Malibu’s secession plan heads to a key public hearing in September.

HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENTAs the Caldor fire closes in on Lake Tahoe, crews scramble to prevent a worst-case scenario.It was a moment officials hoped would never come: The mass evacuation of South Lake Tahoe in the face of a rapidly approaching wildfire. Whether the Caldor fire reaches the famed resort town remains to be seen, and firefighters are working fast. But the strong winds moving into the area — along with the severe dryness of the state’s terrain — are a recipe for catastrophe. The evacuation comes amid a summer of extreme fire behavior, as heat, drought and wind stoke flames and strain the state’s firefighting capabilities.

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Vaccination foes target homes of L.A. City Council membersHours after an anti-vaccination rally in Santa Monica, protesters targeted the homes of Los Angeles City Council President Nury Martinez and City Councilman Mitch O'Farrell.

What it's like for remote learners to go back to school in personFor remote learners returning to classrooms, back-to-school is a challenge

Teacher faces backlash for suggesting student pledge allegiance to Pride flagA California school district is investigating a teacher who posted a now-viral video in which she joked about telling a student that he could pledge allegiance to the Pride flag. Completely acceptable to Democrats But at the end of the day, isn’t this what Democrats want? Literally she should be in jail for mocking the americanflag like that and not just suspended

How Ron DeSantis is ‘using kids as pawns’ for political pointsFormer Obama campaign manager David Plouffe and senior columnist for the Boston Globe Kim Atkins Stohr on Florida Governor Ron DeSantis withholding funds from school districts defying his ban on mask mandates The school districts are making decisions for the health and safety of the children and the community. DeSantis is making decisions purely in pursuit of personal power. How do people not recognize who are the good guys and who are the bad guys? It's Democrats who fear DeSantis, and if my Democratic friend isn't a hypocrite, then we want to know how many nursing home seniors New York, Michigan Democratic governors actually kill. Will.someone please sue this guy Surely this isn't legal?

To quarantine or not: The hard choices schools are leaving to parents and staffEven as the delta variant surges, some school districts aren’t beefing up protocols to prevent infections, leaving decisions to parents. Leaving these decisions to parents who have done their research on FB & listened to the “experts” on right wing media & cult loyal Republicans instead of heeding the advice of actual public health officials doesn’t seem like it will end well. So who should we leave it to? Will Smith? Everyone who has decided against the shot should be quarantine until this plague is over. They have no right to endanger others with their stupidity!!

29 Sacramento students stuck in Afghanistan, school district says29 Sacramento students remain in Afghanistan after the U.S. evacuation ended earlier this week, school district says. Why? Why didn’t they get out when warned in April, May, June and July? Why? Why did they stay? Hey kids who wants to go to fcukin war zone on a field trip. 🤔 RIP