What a difference a year makes. Last winter Roseville's Public Works crew started their snowplows in November, and seemingly did not turn them off until March. This year, we've had only one snow event so far, and some weather forecasters are predicting a brown Christmas.
Although the "Occupy Wall Street" movement's message has been criticized for being unclear, it is beginning to sharpen its focus around demands that government begin to represent the interests of the "99 percent" instead of carrying water for corporate interests and the wealthiest 1 percent.
Upper-income students are 10 times more likely to complete a college degree by age 24 than their lower-income peers, according to Admission Possible, a college access and success program for low-income students.