Marlene Kraft removes containers of powdered Similac infant formula from the shelves of the Heinen's grocery store in in Bainbridge Twp., Ohio on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010. Drugmaker Abbott Laboratories is recalling millions of containers of its best-selling Similac infant formula that may be contaminated with insect parts.
Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer charms varied from 82 percent to 91 percent cadmium content.
Students walk in the new courtyard consisting of the old building on the left and the new wing on the right in Davis, Calif. UC Davis unveils the new wing of its law school, King Hall, a $30 million project that includes a new courtroom expected to host hearings of the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, new classrooms and various environmentally sensitive features (i.e. old jeans used for insulation, room lights that turn off automatically).
Grant High math teacher Kadhir Rajagopal helps his ninth-and tenth-grade Algebra II students with practice problems before they take a quiz in his class August 27, 2010 in Sacramento, Calif. Rajagopal constantly moves around his classroom and engages with his students as they learn. The students participated in a summer program that included extensive parent involvement. UCD partnered with the program. Parents are called when kids are late or no show. Grant High has one of the worst passage rates in the state for math on the CAHSEE for 10th graders.
Election clerk Matt Bailey goes through vote-by-mail ballots. Sacramento County has until Nov. 30 to certify the results of the Nov. 2 election.
Rental deals are in the air because only about 93 percent of Sacramento-area rental properties were occupied in 2008, one of the lowest occupancy rates in the state. The Inland Empire in Southern California posted the lowest occupancy rate with 91.5 percent.