More on Education

Nov 17, 2015

Yolo County Superintendent and Coalition Push Quality Preschool For All in 2016

Mr. Ortiz, along with a growing coalition of elected officials ranging from Congressman John Garamendi and Senator Lois Wolk, to Supervisors Jim Provenza and Don Saylor, down to local school board members in Davis (Barbara Archer and Madhavi Sunder), Woodland (Cirenio Rodriguez and Tico Zendejas) and West Sacramento (Norma Alcala) are pushing for a Yolo County 2016 “Quality Preschool For All” measure that provides preschool for all Yolo County kids.

Nov 16, 2015

Sacramento City Unified faces criticism for buying Chinese canned fruit

The Sacramento City Unified School District bought tens of thousands of dollars in canned peaches, pears and applesauce from China, defying a federal guideline that asks U.S. schools to serve domestic food and running counter to the district’s embrace of the local farm-to-fork movement.

Nov 10, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Discusses GI Bill at Woodland Community College before 100+ Crowd of Veterans, Students, Family, and Faculty

"So long as I’m in Congress, I will always support the GI Bill, because college degrees and career education unlock doors that should never be closed on our veterans," Garamendi said.

Oct 28, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Urges Renewal of Farm To School Programs

Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) speaks on the importance of farm-to-school programs

Oct 7, 2015

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Oct. 7, 2015

Thumbs up: Women of the year named

Sep 30, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Votes to Keep Government Services Operating, 151 in House Vote to Shut Down Government

Garamendi votes to prevent a government shutdown that would severely harm our economy and vital services that millions of Americans depend on.

Sep 25, 2015

Rep. Garamendi discusses Pope Francis' speech on CNN Situation Room

Rep. John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) talks with Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper about Pope Francis' speech to Congress.

Aug 10, 2015

Smithsonian To Explore Basque Culture at 2016 Folklife Festival

Visitors to the 2016 Smithsonian Folklife Festival will explore the Basque Country’s unique language and distinct cultural heritage.

Jul 8, 2015

Winners of Congressional High School Art Competition Announced

The reception was at Pence Gallery in Davis. Congrats to grand prize winner Michael Hafferty of Sutter Union High School!