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2011-01-15 00:00:00

Dr. Aaron Hinde, a Scotts Valley Chiropractor that serves the Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley and San Lorenzo Valley's residents for over 8 years now has been voted "Favorite" chiropractor by the PressBanner newspaper in 2010, making it his for his 4th year in a row for this honor. Hinde, who specializes in sports and whiplash injuries has enjoyed getting the valley's athletes and injured community members pain free and back to what they enjoy doing in a efficient and cost effective manner. Santa...

2008-12-23 19:01:59

Leandro Lazzaro scored a 67th minute goal for Tigre Tuesday, but Boca Juniors held on to win the Argentine Championship for a 23rd time. Despite the 1-0 defeat at the hands of Tigre, which has never won the championship, Boca won in the three-team aggregate playoff. After San Lorenzo, Tigre and Boca Juniors all finished with 39 points in the regular season, a round-robin playoff decided the 2008 Apertura. San Lorenzo defeated Tigre 2-1 Dec. 17 and Boca beat San Lorenzo 3-1 three days later...

2008-10-09 06:00:38

By BAY AREA NEWS GROUP cross country High school boys MVAL American 21, Irvington 36 At Coyote HIlls, 3.1 miles Dav.Brody (A) 18:30; Coronado (I) 18:57; Dan.Brody (A) 19:22; Chio (A) 20:17; Alexander (A) 20:46; Torres (I) 20:56; DeLang (I) 21:02; Dennis (A) 21:07; Young (A) 21:54; Yamamoto (I) 22:56. Washington 17, Newark Memorial 44 At Niles Community Park, 3.0 miles Rich (W) 15:46; Dhillon (W) 15:53; Patel (W) 16:17; Mendonca (NM) 16:38; Breitzman (W) 16:38; Singh (W)...

2008-10-03 21:00:17

By Gideon Rubin SAN LORENZO -- Statistics show that high school students who regularly cut class are less likely to graduate, will have a harder time landing a high-paying job and are exponentially more likely to be incarcerated. That's why the San Lorenzo Unified School District is taking action this school year in hopes of keeping its students from becoming dubious statistics. The district is holding truancy assemblies at each of its three high schools in what officials say is part of...

2008-09-09 15:00:34

By Kristofer Noceda Newly enrolled students won't be the only new faces at area campuses this upcoming school year. Many school principals have either retired or moved on from their posts, paving the way for new administrators to make their debuts when classrooms open at the end of the month. "I just had a wonderful experience and it was a very exciting time for me," said Geri Isaacson, who recently resigned from McKinley Elementary School in San Leandro. The popular principal has...

2008-09-09 06:00:34

By Gideon Rubin SAN LORENZO -- Add the Oro Loma Sanitary District to the growing list of agencies hopping on the "green" bandwagon. The district earlier this year reached a deal with a private solar panel firm, enabling the district to draw energy from the sun to generate 20 percent of the power it needs to process raw sewage. The district expects to have some 2,500 solar panels online by the end of the year at its San Lorenzo sewage processing plant at 2600 Grant Ave., Oro Loma General...

2008-09-05 06:00:17

By Kristofer Noceda Area school districts continue to show improvements on state standardized testing, but many still fail to meet federal expectations, according to Accountability Progress Reports, or APRs, released Thursday.. APRs are a compilation of state and federal standardized test results, and are used by educators to gauge how well schools and districts are performing academically. Those figures include the state's Academic Performance Index, or API, and the federal Adequate...

2008-09-02 21:00:20

By Gideon Rubin SAN LORENZO -- Earlier this year, Sangeetha Lakshminarayanan completed her master's degree in education at Stanford, where her classmates were among the nation's best and brightest, aspiring for plum jobs in corner offices paying high-six-figure salaries. But instead of climbing the corporate ladder, she trekked across the San Francisco Bay to pursue her career as a high school math teacher in the San Lorenzo Unified School District. She's a week into her career at San...

2008-06-24 02:30:14

By Kristofer Noceda, The Daily Review, Hayward, Calif. Jun. 23--SAN LORENZO -- School trustees on Tuesday will take action on placing a facilities measure on the November ballot. Board members last week finalized an $83 million project list that would renovate and upgrade district facilities. The enhancements are contingent upon voters approving the expected school bond. "We need money to help fix our tiring facilities," said Norm Fobert, school board president. "The state is not...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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