WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is announcing $100 million in grants to help better prepare high school students to compete in the global economy.
The White House says the Youth CareerConnect program will help schools train students for in-demand industries, including science, technology, engineering and math.
The government will award up to 40 grants to allow high schools to team up with higher education institutions and employers. The grants will be awarded early next year.
Money for the awards will come from the Department of Labor. Obama will announce the program during remarks Tuesday at The Wall Street Journal CEO Council annual meeting.
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A woman crashed her car into a home in Talmadge, and police believe she was intoxicated at the time.
Temperatures take a cooling trend into early next week, with only a slight increase on Sunday disrupting the trend.
Northern California crews battling the country's deadliest wildfire in a century were bracing for strong winds Sunday that could erode gains they have made in containing the fearsome blaze, which has killed at least 76 and leveled a town.
Walkers participating in The Susan G. Komen 3-Day San Diego - including News 8’s own Barbara-Lee Edwards - will finish their 60-mile journey on Sunday.
Residents of Malibu who were forced to evacuate because of the Woolsey Fire have begun returning to their homes while others received notice they could return by Monday, as the estimated date for full containment of the fire was moved back to Thursday.
Some residents of Malibu forced to evacuate because of the Woolsey Fire returned to their homes Saturday while others received notice they could return Sunday and Monday, as firefighters battled for control of the huge blaze for a 10th day.
A power outage in central San Diego affecting over 2,200 homes in University Heights, North Park, Normal Heights, Kensington, Talmadge, and West State College was reported early Saturday morning just after 7:00 a.m.
A driver crashed into a home in Talmadge on Saturday, seriously injuring the driver, authorities said.