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L.A. Council to Vote on Funding for Sidewalk Repairs

The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday put off a request to spend $250,000 in a recycling account on sidewalk repairs on the city’s Eastside until Friday. The... Read more »

Once a Cub Now an Eagle, Teen Enters Ranks of High Achievers

By all accounts, 16-year old Alek Sanchez could have been just another young Latino who with no father in the home statistics show was at greater risk of getting... Read more »

L.A. Charter Schools Students Learn More, Says Stanford Study

Los Angeles area charter schools advocates can now point to a large study by Stanford University researchers to support their claim that the independent schools... Read more »

From Dr. Seuss to Real Life Adventures, Volunteers Engage Students In Reading

“Look at me! Look at me! Look at me NOW! It is fun to have fun. But you have to know how,” author and speaker Juju Sands reads enthusiastically to the group... Read more »

Children ‘Abducted’ from Boyle Heights Found Safe

Four children who were abducted — allegedly by their biological parents — from their maternal grandmother’s home in Boyle Heights were found safe Tuesday at... Read more »

City to Consider Sales Tax Hike to Raise $4.5B for Street Repairs

Los Angeles’ top budget adviser Tuesday recommended going to voters with a half-cent sales tax hike to pay for street and sidewalk repairs. The proposed tax hike... Read more »

After Nearly 30 Year Absence, Musical Theatre Returns to Roosevelt High

The performance of the Romeo and Juliet inspired tragic love story “West Side Story” last Friday on the Roosevelt High School stage marked an important first... Read more »

Cantwell Defeats Sierra Canyon to Earn Spot In Final Four

It’s on to the state final four for Cantwell Sacred Heart of Mary High School in Montebello. The Cardinals defeated top-seed Sierra Canyon, 62-54, Tuesday night... Read more »

Activists Demand LAUSD Support Schools in Low-Income Communities

Education activists delivered on Tuesday more than 5,000 petitions to the Los Angeles Unified School District board of education demanding $1 billion in state funding... Read more »

Affordable Housing Complex Opens in Boyle Heights

Councilmember Huizar, addresses those assembled for the Grand Opening ceremony for the Whittier Apartments in Boyle Heights. (Courtesy of Betsy Annas, City of Los... Read more »

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