Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Bill to protect victims of college violence clears state Assembly

A  state bill, which would force colleges to report certain violent crimes to local authorities, cleared an important hurdle today. The California Assembly passed AB 1433 by an overwhelming vote of 74-0. The legislation, authored by local Assemblyman Mike Gatto, would require colleges  to report attacks like sexual assaults, particularly rape, and hate crimes to police, unless the victim asked […]
Thursday, May 17, 2012

Photo Gallery: President Obama offers words of inspiration to graduates at Barnard College

President Barack Obama shared some of his experience and advice with the graduates at Barnard College, a women’s liberal arts college, in New York City earlier this week during a commencement ceremony. Barnard is affiliated with Columbia University, the president’s alma mater. President Obama: “My last piece of advice — this is simple, but perhaps most important:  Persevere.  Persevere.  Nothing […]
Sunday, December 20, 2009

Entertainment Bytes: Alec Baldwin donates $1 Million & “Avatar” tops the Box Office

Alec Baldwin bankrolls scholarship fund Actor Alec Baldwin is in the news for a couple of reasons. Baldwin is starring in a new romantic comedy film called “It’s Complicated” with Meryl Streep and Steve Martin: due to open this week, on Christmas Day. Also, Baldwin is sharing his good fortune with some drama students at New York University. Last week the university announced Baldwin […]