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Napa Valley College to offer more summer courses

Napa Valley College to offer more summer courses | Current events | Scoop.it
Summer session at Napa Valley College is back in full force, with the college offering more basic skills courses to help students prepare for college-level work.
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Summer session at Napa Valley College is back in full force, with the college offering more basic skills courses to help students prepare for college-level work.

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Pro-Russian separatists claim win in eastern Ukraine independence vote

Pro-Russian separatists claim win in eastern Ukraine independence vote | Current events | Scoop.it
Nearly 90% of voters in the Donetsk region voted in favor of independence from Ukraine, and 10% voted against it, an election official claimed Monday.
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Nearly 90% of voters in the Donetsk region voted in favor of independence from Ukraine, and 10% voted against it, an election official claimed Monday.

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Nigeria 'ignored' school warning

Nigeria 'ignored' school warning | Current events | Scoop.it
Nigeria's military had advance warning of the attack on a school at which some 270 girls were kidnapped but failed to act, a rights group says.
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The human rights group says it was told by credible sources that the military had more than four hours' warning of the raid by Boko Haram militants.

Fifty-three of the girls escaped soon after being seized in Borno state on 14 April but more than 200 remain captive.

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Strong earthquake hits Mexico

Strong earthquake hits Mexico | Current events | Scoop.it
A strong earthquake of 6.4 magnitude shakes parts of Mexico, including the capital, Mexico City, and Acapulco on the coast.
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A 6.4 earthquake hits Mexico including the capital city,also Acapulco on the coast.

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Ex-tennis pro's home catches fire

Police discover four bodies found in an intentional house fire of former tennis pro James Blake's Florida home.
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The house of the tennis pro James Blake's Florida's home was on fire exploding it was about 5:40 am and 4 bodies were in the house.They don't know if the 4 people were dead before the fire started.

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Ghost-hunting in Amador County

Ghost-hunting in Amador County | Current events | Scoop.it
We stepped through a doorway in the dank basement of Preston Castle, a historic four-story showplace undergoing renovation in Ione, in the heart of California Gold Country. “This hallway gets
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We stepped through a doorway in the dank basement of Preston Castle, a historic four-story showplace undergoing renovation in Ione, in the heart of California Gold Country. “This hallway gets a lot of paranormal activity, so take a picture,” the tour guide said. “Don’t be surprised if something weird shows up in the photo.”

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Robot arm gets official US approval

Robot arm gets official US approval | Current events | Scoop.it
A robot arm capable of picking up delicate objects has been approved for use by US medical authorities.
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The Deka Arm has fingers that can move much like real ones making it easier for amputees to feed themselves, zip up clothes and unlock doors.

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World Cup hit by new stadium death

World Cup hit by new stadium death | Current events | Scoop.it
A worker is electrocuted at a stadium in western Brazil, the eighth to die in an accident during the building of the 12 World Cup arenas.
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It is the first fatality at the Cuiaba stadium, but eight workers have now died in accidents during the building of Brazil's 12 World Cup arenas.

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Downtown's big dig gets underway

Downtown's big dig gets underway | Current events | Scoop.it
The first of 1,200 truckloads of dirt began to be hauled out downtown Wednesday with the start of construction of the Oxbow flood bypass.
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The first of 1,200 truckloads of dirt began to be hauled out downtown Wednesday with the start of construction.Over the next seven months, earthmovers will be digging a bypass channel that will be a quarter mile long and 200 to 300 feet wide.

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U.S. Marine held in Mexican prison on weapons charge; mom calls for release

U.S. Marine held in Mexican prison on weapons charge; mom calls for release | Current events | Scoop.it
For more than a month, a U.S. Marine and Afghanistan war veteran has been held in a Tijuana, Mexico, jail, facing a weapons charge and fighting for his release.
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Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi said he accidentally crossed into Mexico  around 10 p.m. on March 31 with three personal firearms while on his way to meet friends in San Ysidro, California.

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