Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye selected Butte County Civic Learning Partnership to receive the Chief Justice's Exemplary Service and Leadership Award, which gives special recognition for outstanding service to the judicial branch.
Thompson Elementary School received recognition for its teaching of civic responsibility on Tuesday, April 18, when it was presented the Superior Court of California's California Civic Learning Merit Award.
Pacifica was recently named one of three campuses in California to receive the Civic Learning Award of Excellence co-sponsored by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson and California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye.
In Encinitas, residents have passed voter-rights land use initiatives and rejected a city housing element. In Carlsbad, residents successfully beat a big-money initiative to turn the strawberry fields into a shopping mall.