The federal government's budget cuts are being felt everywhere these days -- including in the White House kitchen.In an interview with reporters, the White House's assistant chef and senior policy adviser for the healthy food initiative, Sam Kass, announced that he was being furloughed, according to ... More >>
It's Wednesday evening, the kids are already restless from less than two weeks off from school and it's too hot to cook. We suggest packing the family in the car and taking them to Village Commons in West Palm Beach for the Gourmet Food Truck Expo to benefit Project Ship Foundation tonight, Ju ... More >>
Frank Biden, younger brother of the man who is second in line for the White House, has a flair for the dramatic. Last year, he called the Mavericks High charter school in Palm Springs a "hope factory" and said its management company, Mavericks in Education Florida, was "on a mission from God." ... More >>
UPDATE: Read about the School Board's vote after the jump.A New Times story prompted officials to ask questions.Mavericks in Education Florida should not be allowed to open three more charter high schools in Palm Beach County, school district officials say, because the for-profit company's claims ... More >>
Russell Pearce and other illegal-immigration populists rely on misleading, right-wing reports to scapegoat immigrants and terrify penny-pinched Americans.
Nick O'Leary's middle finger also helped him make this sensational catch.Dwyer Palm Beach Gardens lost this past weekend's nationally televised game because of a bullshit call. And now Florida's high school athletic association has added insult to that injury, suspending star tight end Nick O'Lea ... More >>
Photo: C. StilesKristin Jacobs had a score to settle with Sue Gunzburger.I know that sometimes the politics behind Broward County Commission decisions can seem complex, but trust me: Anyone who has been to high school can understand the social dynamics at work on the county's legislative body.The ... More >>
Henri Crocket, Blanche Ely class of '91.Guess which Florida high school has produced the most Parade All-American football players.Miami Northwestern? Nope.St. Thomas Aquinas? Wrong.It's actually Blanche Ely in Pompano Beach.Yes, Blanche Ely has had a bad week, what with the allegations of holy ... More >>
www.co.palm-beach.fl.usThe Palm Beach County Teacher's Union just voted "no-confidence" in superintendent Art Johnson. Well here at The Juice we're voting "no-confidence" in Mr. Johnson's graduation speeches.Seem a bit odd? The only thing that's odd are his subject matters during a high school ... More >>
It's Christmas week. And here's what's in the news in Broward and Palm Beach:The Dolphins staged an amazing comeback yesterday in Tennessee, only to have their inspired effort wrecked by a bullshit call against Greg Camarillo. [NFL.com]Adderley elaborated on his statement last week about Rothstei ... More >>
Flickr: K McNeilThe hottest ticket in high school hoops this weekend was in Coral Springs, site of the Hawk Kreul Classic. The event's main attraction: Pine Crest Academy senior point guard Brandon Knight.But in front of a national audience of hoops gurus, there was nothing Knight could do to ele ... More >>
Photo: C. StilesWasserman SchultzThis coming week's cover story in the National Journal will reveal the results of a survey of political and Capitol insiders, who speak candidly about their political colleagues in exchange for anonymity. It's a little bit like a high school yearbook poll, isn't i ... More >>
Flickr: elevenwarriorsLed by Brandon Linder, arguably the state's best prospect, St. Thomas Aquinas at a practice prior to a nationally televised game.If you had to pick the county in America with the best high school football players, it would probably be Los Angeles -- but that's not fair: With ... More >>
Flickr: chadwbecksBrandon KnightBrandon Knight, the 6-foot-3 point guard from Pine Crest Academy in Fort Lauderdale, is ranked by recruiting service Rivals.com as the top high school senior in the nation. And you can bet he noticed how last week, a player who was neck-and-neck with Knight for tha ... More >>
A South Florida charter school company says that Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade has failed to live up to his end of the deal to promote education to at-risk youth, and this afternoon it formally ended its association with him. The company, called Mavericks in Education and based in Fort Lauderdale, str ... More >>
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