College-bound high school seniors are hearing back from their chosen schools this week and they’re finding out which universities want them and how much they’re willing to offer in scholarships and financial aid.
Last week Annie received this email message from a teacher in Poland:Dear MTPR, especially the Pea Green Boat Crew!Warm hello from Warsaw, Poland! Just wanted to let you know that my 11 year-old-students (Mania and Bartek) and I enjoyed A LOT listening to the Velveteen Rabbit!
Gov. Jerry Brown instituted California's first-ever statewide mandatory water reductions on Wednesday, as the state endures its fourth year of drought."This historic drought demands unprecedented action," Brown said, mandating several new conservation measures:A reduction in water use by 25 percent for California cities and towns.New pricing structures by local water agencies to encourage conservation.Replacement of 50 million square feet of lawns throughout California with "drought tolerant...