Race to the Top California is changing some of the ways schools are run and teachers are evaluated, so that the state can apply for Race to the Top money. It's a federal education program offering billions of dollars to states, but some education groups are skeptical of Race of the Top, and others oppose some or all of the changes recently made to California law.
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John McCutcheon Folk singer John McCutcheon has several upcoming concerts in our area in the next week. You'll meet McCutcheon and hear him perform live in our studio.
John McCutcheon performs at today at the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company in Chico. Information: (530) 345-2739. He also performs Thursday, Jan. 14th at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Fresno in Clovis and Friday, Jan. 15th at the Christ the King Parish in Pleasant Hill. More McCutcheon performances: Saturday, Jan. 16th at the Reno High School Theater in Reno, Nevada. Information: (530) 477-0708. Sunday, Jan. 17th at The Palms in Winters. Information: (530) 795-1825. Thursday Jan. 21st at the
"Treasure Hunt" Author John Lescroart has a new legal thriller starring character Wyatt Hunt. He'll tell you about "Treasure Hunt."
John Lescroart will sign books at 7 p.m. today at Borders, 500 First St., Davis, and at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13th at Barnes & Noble, 1725 Arden Way, Sacramento.