Parents at an Anaheim elementary school who have fought their district to convert their campus to a charter school won their battle Wednesday when the California Supreme Court refused to hear the district’s appeal.
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.