The Minneapolis police chief was one of six finalists selected to lead the San Jose police, and the only one from outside the region. Four candidates from within the department are vying for the top job alongside Piedmont chief Jeremy Bowers, who spent two decades as an officer in San Jose. … [Read more...] about Minneapolis police chief, finalist for San Jose’s top cop job, withdraws application after being named finalist
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The system entered the western edge of the state late Wednesday night, bringing rare January rain to Minnesota. Early Thursday morning, rain was reported as far north as Brainerd as temperatures in the southwestern corner of the state were around 40 degrees, nearly twice as warm as the average high this time of year. … [Read more...] about Minnesota Weather: Sloppy Storm Heads Into 2nd Day; Blizzard Warnings For Much Of State
De León tried to make light of the incident on Twitter, with a cartoon of Bart Simpson writing the Pledge several times on a blackboard. He encouraged those who were entertained by his flub to make donations to an organization that helps illegal aliens. … [Read more...] about WATCH: Democrat Kevin de León Can’t Remember Pledge of Allegiance
At the same time, her eldest child was about to become a kindergartner. Ryan said she toured 10 public schools and four private schools, and then set her heart on the nearest public elementary, Alvarado. It's considered a high-performing school because it scored 812 points on the state Academic Performance Index, surpassing the standard of excellence, 800. … [Read more...] about Lots of toddlers, fewer school-age kids in S.F.
And, such was the case when the U.S. admitted the newest states within a few months of one another in 1959: Alaska and Hawaii. Both states are small in population. But the states served as political counterweights for one another. Alaska was admitted as the “Democratic” state. Hawaii was the “Republican” state – although the politics of both states evolved over time. The states in essence “flipped.” Alaska now drifts more to the right and Hawaii, perhaps even further to the left. That said, voters have elected governors and House members/senators in recent years who don’t comport with the overall, current politics of both states. … [Read more...] about Lack of political offset for Republicans makes DC statehood effort more difficult for Dems