Schools struggle to recover amid years of financial cuts

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Schools struggle to recover amid years of financial cuts

STOCKTON — The financial crisis hitting many of the nation’s public schools is taking a heavy toll in cities such as Stockton, a blue collar port city that struggles even in good times.Perched on the edge of central California’s delta, about an hour s…

Roseman: Keep an eye on your credit status

A consumer blames CitiFinancial for keeping outdated information on her credit report and being hard to reach. (5 hours ago)

The top 10 bank credit trades

Credit analysts at UK investment bank Barclays Capital have picked out 10 important themes affecting the global bank credit market including the impact rising interest rates, a dependence on wholesale funding, and exposure to sovereign debt and recom…

Abington police arrest four from New York for ID theft at Willow Grove Park mall

Four New York City residents were arrested May 13 and charged with forgery and identity theft after they made unauthorized transactions with store credit cards at Willow Grove Park mall, according to the Abington Police Department. (16 mins ago)

Jobs, factory slowdown pile on recovery fears

U.S. companies hired far fewer workers than expected in May and output in the manufacturing sector slowed to its lowest level since 2009, adding to concerns that the U.S. recovery is running out of steam. (10 hours ago)

Measure R can help build tennis courts. Or, a new school.

Photo by David James Heiss, For the Record Gazette The $929,000 Banning High School pool, built by El Monte-based Condor Inc. For the time being, tennis is the only sport offered at Banning High School that cannot be played on campus. (5 mins ago)