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National Day To Prevent Teen Pregnancy


Live Performances by Aretha Franklin & Bruno Mars



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Charlie Brings in $20,000 for Stow Fund

Despite what you may think of Charlie Sheen, the former "Two and a Half Men" star helped out the "Bryan Stow Fund" during his recent show in San Francisco, racking in $20,000.

According to "Hollywood Reporter" Sheen Sheen is donating the money to the Bryan Stow Fund. Stow was brutally beaten last month outside Dodgers Stadium.

Saturday's show raised $9,000 from merchandise profits and $4,000 additional from audience contributions when the actor passed around a "Winning" hat.

"As a sports fan, Charlie was saddened by the Dodger Stadium assault of Bryan Stow," says Barry Klarberg, Sheen's business manager, in a statement

Go See the Santa Cruz World Choir and Orchestra

Go See the Santa Cruz World Choir and Orchestra

The Santa Cruz World Choir & Orchestra, which debuted in December, will return to the Rio Theatre in Santa Cruz to perform, “Lights on the Horizon” on Sunday, May 15. The concert features eclectic and exhilarating World Music from India, Ireland, Mongolia, Republic of Georgia, Scandinavia, ranging from ancient to modern. Compositions by Director, Stephen L. Bigger will also be performed.

The Santa Cruz World Choir & Orchestra continues to introduce the Bay Area to young, up-and-coming “bright light” artists. "This community-oriented music ensemble provides a great opportunity for creative individuals, parents, and students to make a positive difference in our world. We invite people who enjoy singing, even those with limited performance experience, to consider joining us," said Bigger. The concert, presented by RockArbor Music Productions, begins at 7:30 pm.

Check Out How Much Your Local Officials Really Make

SACRAMENTO, Calif- State Controller John Chiang updated his website showing the salary, pension benefits and other employee compensation for several hundred special districts in California.

84 percent of all special districts in the third phase followed the new reporting requirements. A full list of agencies that failed to file in time can also be found on this website.

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New Program Allows Parents to Stop Online Bullying and Risky Behavior

Children no longer have to worry about just being bullied on the playground at school, today they have to contend with the anonymity of the Internet. In this modern world a  Massachusetts woman pretended to be a teenager so that she could allegedly harass a 15-year-old to death.

While most parents are waiting for the laws to catch up with online bullying parents now have one more tool to stop their kids from being bullied online.

ZoneAlarm SocialGuard from Check Point Software Technologies has released a program to allows parents to monitor children's Facebook activities to see if they're bullying, being bullied, friending strangers, or engaging in potentially dangerous online a

Is Monterey County Cutting Jobs?

SALINAS, Calif--

It's a scenario you may start hearing a lot: brace for the worst and hope for the best!

We're talking about budgets, and right now Monterey County is looking at a *possibility of cuts, and that could mean jobs.

Not a lot of people are talking from the county.  Part of the reason is this is preliminary.

We did learn from one county official, that if cuts happened, it could stretch across most departments.

One of the departments that could see drastic cuts is the Department of Social and Employment Services.  Because of county budget cuts, 110 positions could be eliminated, but not all of those positions are filled right now.  In the end, about 60 people would be losing their job.

Union Group SEIU Local 521 planed to talk with county workers who are

Charlie Sheen Helping out Bryan Stow

Charlie Sheen is crisscrossing the country on his tour and Saturday stopping in San Francisco where he will help out Bryan Stow, the Scotts Valley man attacked and beaten ion May 31 as he and friends were leaving Dodger Stadium after a Giants-Dodgers baseball game.

Sheen will donate part of his proceeds for Saturday's tour date to the family.  Here's what his publicist is saying:

Charlie Sheen has founded "Sheen's Korner" a charitable foundation to benefit those in need.

"Sheen's Korner" will launch its fundraising with Charlie's April 30th San Francisco Nob Hill Masonic Auditorium show, where all the profits from his merchandising sales will be donated to the "Bryan Stow Fund," to benefit Stow's family and defray medical costs.

The former "Two and Half Men" star is currently touring th