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Archive for October 23rd, 2007

Stephen Colbert – Kid$ Edition

We’re unabashed Stephen Colbert fans, but his recent “Stephen Colbert Platinum: Kid$ Edition”? Classic. It’s directed toward upper class kids – you know, the ones whose school names end in “Prep,” “Academy” or, says Colbert, their own last name. The ones who loan their high end art collections to premiere museums.

Actually, the pint-sized art collector part is true…

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Posted on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007
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5 p.m. – Wildfire update for UCSD, SDSU, Pepperdine

US NEWS CALIFORNIAFIRES 14 SANEWEST UPDATE: UC San Diego, the University of San Diego and San Diego State have announced they are shutting down for the week. Classes will resume Monday. Chancellors at all three schools say students are safe, the campuses unthreatened, and dining halls and health services remain open. The closures are a health and safety precaution. Pepperdine University is re-opening for classes tomorrow.

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Posted on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007
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Trick-or-treat obsession

Halloween’s just around the corner and chances are, you’re already stockpiling the Snickers and M’s. But what do you do with your kid’s trick-or-treat haul after the big night? Stash, savor or dump it?

Opinion Polls & Market Research

Posted on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007
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Baby brains, chores & more

Worried mom Toddlers, teens, chores and more are on the lineup for this week’s parent education lectures. Here’s what’s ahead:

Drive Smart, Stay Safe: A Class for Teens and Parents
Oct. 23 or Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. Las Lomas High School, Walnut Creek (Free but rsvp required). Sponsored by the CHP and Acalanes Adult Ed.

Positive Solutions: Temperaments, Chores, Allowances & More
Wednesdays through Nov. 7 at 8:15 a.m., John Swett Elementary, Martinez ($15). Sponsored by Martinez Adult Education. To register, call 925-228-3276.

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Posted on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007
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