The Supreme Court heard arguments today in the case of United States v. Windsor, which will determine whether the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional. DOMA currently restricts more than 1000 federal marriage benefits to opposite sex couples, including many for veterans.
What should California do in response to this report? What are the best options for state parks? What other agencies, entities, and grassroots groups could do a better job? What could happen to 1.5 million acres of parkland if poor choices are made at this apparently critical time?
The Long Beach school board has voted to start classes an hour later for middle schoolers. If the change is adopted, that dreaded morning bell would ring at 8.50 in the morning, later than the current 7.40am start time. The school board says it will help save money. Many experts say adolescent minds will learn better with the extra sleep.