Students and staff play dress-up as “Star Wars” characters on “May the Fourth Be With You” Day. May 4 is the unofficial “Star Wars” holiday for fans all over the world. At Rivera Middle School in Merced, some students and staff got in on the action.
The Downtown Neighborhood Association held an open gathering last week. Group members hope to revitalize the historic downtown area. They want to start with the “ABCs”: advocacy, beautification and community engagement.
Hillary Rodham Clinton is willing to testify once on Capitol Hill later this month about the attacks in Benghazi, Libya, and her email practices during her tenure as secretary of state, her attorney told lawmakers in a letter Monday.
The state Assembly approved a bill to ban the term “Redskins” as a school mascot or nickname. Four high schools in California still use Redskins as their mascot. The bill now will be sent to the state Senate.
President Barack Obama will nominate Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr. as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, choosing a widely respected, combat-hardened commander who led the Afghanistan war coalition during a key transitional period during 2013-2014, U.S. officials said.