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Free Vision Screening Comes to MUSD Schools

Kaydence Portillo, a sixth-grader at Suva Intermediate, tries on frames after her eye exam on Oct. 9. (MUSD) More than 50 Suva Intermediate students were screened... Read more »

Crosswalk Installed at Site of Fatal Hit-and-Run

A crosswalk, pictured, was installed on the corner of Avenue 50 and San Marcos Place in Highland Park. (EGP photo by Jacqueline Garcia) The hit-and-run collision... Read more »

Bus Rider’s Ebola Claim Called ‘Terrorist Threat’

A man wearing a surgical mask told a Metro bus driver Monday he had Ebola, prompting the hospitalization of the driver and search for the suspect. The man boarded... Read more »

News Site Says Deasy Has Resigned as LAUSD Superintendent

John Deasy resigned today as superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, according to an online news site covering education. Deasy signed a separation... Read more »

Former L.A. Councilman Gets Jail Time: He Plans to Appeal

Former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon, convicted of fraudulent voting and perjury for living outside the district he represented, was sentenced today... Read more »

Mayor Daniel Crespo’s Services To Be Held Monday

A public memorial service will be held Monday for Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo, who was fatally shot in his home, allegedly by his wife. (EGP photo by Nancy... Read more »

LA City Council Seeks $13.25 Minimum Wage, Exploring $15.25

Four members of the Los Angeles City Council Tuesday proposed raising the citywide minimum wage to $13.25 an hour by 2017, and exploring the possibility of raising... Read more »

Mayor Mourned Amid Claims of Abuse, Infidelity

A two-minute 911 call released Tuesday is creating a clearer image of what happened last week when Mayor Daniel Crespo was fatally shot by his wife at their Bell... Read more »

Small STEM School Takes on Big Challenge

When Susana Pereira was first approached about a new high school in Boyle Heights she wanted nothing to do with it. Her son was about to graduate from middle school... Read more »

New Youth Orchestra Starts In Cypress Park

(EGP photo by Jacqueline Garcia)   Mexico’s Esperanza Azteca Youth Orchestra was at Florence Nightingale Middle School in Cypress Park Tuesday to launch the... Read more »

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