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2008-10-03 03:00:25

By Wes Woods II SAN DIMAS - Modernization efforts of local schools were detailed with photos and presentations Wednesday night at the Bonita Unified School District board of education meeting. Two schools, Allen Avenue and Gladstone Elementary schools, were two weeks behind schedule, but the board and project managers did not appear concerned. Board president Chuck Coyne said he was not concerned and told project manager Roy Combs of Bernards that "we've seen you catch up two weeks"...

2008-09-29 14:41:10

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A total of 16 winners were announced today as the 2008-09 Los Angeles County Teachers of the Year, representing the profession's "best of the best" in the largest honors competition for educators in the state. At a morning hotel ceremony, the "Sweet 16" were named by Los Angeles County Supt. of Schools Darline P. Robles as outstanding educators who have been serving with praiseworthy distinction. Judged as the county's top public school...

2008-08-21 21:00:35

Wild by Nature Wild By Nature Flowers and Events will be having a floral design workshop on Aug. 27. The theme will be Floral Cake. For more information, call (909) 596-6161. Park concerts La Verne's Concerts in the Park will be held at 6:30 p.m. every Sunday through Aug. 31 at Heritage Park, 5001 Via De Mansion. All concerts are free of charge. For more information, call (909) 596-8700. Classes offered The La Verne Parks and Community Services department offers different...

2008-08-17 12:00:34

By Imani Tate Staff Writer Service is a lifetime habit for Scott Dilley, the 2008 San Dimas Citizen of the Year who was spoon-fed activism and charity during his formative years. Dilley and his younger brother Chris didn't have time to get in trouble as children growing up in San Dimas and La Verne. Their days were filled with youth sports, school and community activities and public service projects. Scott and Chris inherited more than ownership of Sanders Towing, Lock and Key and...

2008-08-08 03:00:36

By Imani Tate Staff Writer History puts the present in perspective and improves future focus. And learning California history through hands-on experiences helps children retain its knowledge and appreciate its lessons, added Hands On History co-founders, teachers and supporters in Bonita Unified School District. That's why a committee of school and civic officials, parents and its creators launched a fundraising campaign to save the program established as a nonprofit...

2008-08-03 03:00:22

By Monica Rodriguez POMONA - Passing an education bond can be difficult during tough economic times but not impossible, according to experts. "It's certainly going to be harder than most other times," said Redlands-based regional economist John Husing. That means advocates for both Pomona Unified and Bonita Unified school districts have some work ahead of them. The leaders of each of the districts voted in July to place bond measures on the November ballot. Pomona Unified board...

2008-07-03 21:00:18

By Imani Tate Staff Writer When Annette Harden entered La Verne College, she majored in sociology and intended to become a sociologist. After spending a couple of years in town, a growing love for the city of La Verne and a shifting desire to teach, rather than study, prompted Harden to change career options and become a teacher. After 33 years of service to children, Harden officially retired Monday and "passes the baton to a new generation of educators," said La Verne Heights...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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