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13-Year Old Charged With Murder in Middle School Stabbing

A 13-year-old boy accused of fatally stabbing a 14-year-old high school student outside Griffith Middle School in East Los Angeles was charged Tuesday with murder. The... Read more »

Crash Triggers Montebello Power Outage

A Quality Inn Hotel in Montebello lost its power after a big rig crashed into a utility pole and sheered off a fire hydrant this afternoon, Montebello police said. It... Read more »

14-Year-Old Stabbed to Death at East Los Angeles Middle School

A 14-year-old high school student was fatally stabbed outside Griffith Middle School in East Los Angeles Friday. A 13-year-old was arrested at his home in Los Angeles... Read more »

Lawyers Seek Delay in Public Corruption Trial of Ex-State Senator

Lawyers have agreed to delay the public corruption trial of former state Sen. Ron Calderon and his brother until August, court papers obtained Thursday show. Prosecutors... Read more »

Driver Crashes into Montebello Power Pole

A minivan sheared a power pole in Montebello Thursday night, knocking down an electrical transformer and live wires that trapped a man in the vehicle. It was... Read more »

The Beginning of the End of the Public University

The 1960s were “the best of times …the worst of times.” As one author put it, a backlash was underway that marked the “Slow Death of Public Higher Education”.... Read more »

The U.S. Economy in 2015: Challenges and Opportunities

With the stock market at an all-time high, a bonanza of cheap gasoline, and unemployment at 5.8 percent, there is increased optimism about the U.S. economy. Yet... Read more »

It’s Only Censorship When They Do It

The deplorable attack on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, in which terrorists killed 12 and wounded 11, incited several reactions from the public, the sensitized... Read more »

Feb. 1 is Deadline to Apply for $1.2 Million Edison Scholars Program

High school seniors have until Feb. 1 to apply for the 2014-15 Edison Scholars Program, which offers $1.2 million in scholarships to students planning to pursue... Read more »

Commerce Marks 55th Birthday With Festive Library Reopening

To outsiders, Commerce is best known for its Citadel shopping center, the Commerce Casino, and its large network of rail yards and industrial buildings, but for... Read more »

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