Two Months After Oil Spill, Refugio State Beach Reopens
After nearly two months of cleanup, Refugio State Beach in Santa Barbara County is set to re-open Friday morning. A pipeline leak in May released some 21,000 gallons of crude oil into the Pacific.
San Francisco Pushes Back Teaching of Most Algebra Under Common Core
California public school students will face a dramatically different kind of curriculum when they head back to school this year. It's part of Common Core, the state's new academic standards. As part of a look at how these standards are transforming education across the state, we take a look at math, specifically Algebra. In San Francisco, parents are upset that gifted middle school students will have to wait to take a class that gets into the bulk of the material.