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Gay Rights/Political Activist Speaks Out

Gay Rights/Political Activist Speaks Out

“Perspectives with Dr. Ari Grayson” features Fred S. Karger on Saturday, June 14. Karger is an American political consultant, gay rights activist and watchdog, former actor, and former candidate for the Republican nomination for the 2012 US Presidential election. He also worked on nine presidential campaigns and served as a senior consultant to the campaigns […]

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Getting High Tech Up to Speed

Getting High Tech Up to Speed

The school district’s new tech director vouched for the necessity of spending $900,000 over the next year to get the district up to speed with the high-tech direction public education is rapidly taking. “Speed is our biggest issue,” Mike Morrison, who was hired in February as the district’s chief technology director, told school board members […]

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Lamenting an Impossible System

Lamenting an Impossible System

Editor: While many of the Orange County Libraries have a new fiber optic internet service, the Laguna Beach branch must wait until October to have the new service installed. Our local librarians will admit that literally hundreds of library patrons have left the Laguna Beach branch and gone to the independent Newport Beach city library […]

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Wired for the Future

Wired for the Future

With a $150,000 donation to upgrade the wireless system for the Laguna Beach Unified School District, all four schools and 3,000 students are being primed for the day in the near future when school supplies are defined by individual laptops and tablets. School Power, a volunteer organization that raises funds to augment the district’s budget, […]

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Digital Divide Increasing?

Digital Divide Increasing?

Editor, Orange County librarians are admitting that the internet system in the 35+ libraries has been slow for at least a month and may either improve or get worse. The use of computers in the orange county library system is way down because of on-going internet problems, and yet this is one of the most popular […]

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What’s New at the Susi Q?

What’s New at the Susi Q?

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Navigating Social Networking Responsibly

Navigating Social Networking Responsibly

Understanding and responsibly navigating the World Wide Web has become an increasing concern for parents, educators, and law enforcement. To assist, the district will be presenting a workshop, “Parenting 2.0: Responsible Social Networking – What You Should Know,” on Tuesday, March 10, in the Thurston Middle School Library beginning at 6 p.m. Victor Guthrie, the […]