Insight: CSU Non-Resident Enrollment / Wasting Lunch / Central Valley Recovery / "The Inn at Rose Harbor"
CSU's plan to admit higher-paying, out-of-state students comes under fire; How pervasive is food waste in schools? The Central Valley's slow economic recovery gains steam; New York Times best-selling author Debbie Macomber discusses her latest novel.
CSU Non-Resident Enrollment Citing $750
million in funding cuts in the past few years, the Cal State system
has announced it will close admissions for the spring 2013 semester
except for a select group of students, mainly those who have earned
an Associate Degree for Transfer from a California Community
College. However, Cal State leadership has given individual
campuses the discretion to admit out-of-state students who pay
higher fees, a decision that is causing an upset among students and
faculty who believe non-resident students are being given priority
over Californian students because they can pay for it.
From Capital Public Radio: Schools around the Sacramento region are
creating new menus, juggling budgets and cooking up innovative way
to convince kids to eat their vegetables. It's a tall order, with
cultural, bureaucratic and historical hurdles. Capital Public Radio
presents "What's for
Lunch? The Move to Improve School Nutrition." We'll
speak with Zenobia Barlow, Executive Director and
Cofounder of the Center for Ecoliteracy at Berkeley, about ways to
identify and prevent waste.
Central Valley Recovery California's Central
Valley is pulling itself out of the recession three years after the
rest of the country, according to a new report from Stockton's
University of the Pacific. The forecast report says job growth is strong
and the real estate market is stabilizing. State implemented
furloughs are a hit to the region's economy but only a small piece
of the bigger recovery. Jeffrey Michael, Director for the Business
Forecasting Center at Stockton's University of the Pacific,
prepared the report and joins us to elaborate on the Central
Valley's economic recovery.
The Inn at Rose Harbor Author Debbie
Macomber releases her new novel "The Inn at Rose Harbor." From #1
New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber comes a
heartwarming new series based in the Pacific Northwest town of
Cedar Cove, where a charming cast of characters finds love,
forgiveness, and renewal behind the doors of the cozy Rose Harbor