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LAUSD Struggling to Direct Local Control Funding Formula Dollars into Schools with High-Needs Students

March 23, 2017 at 10:53 am

Los Angeles Unified School District, is increasing allocated money for high-needs middle and high schoolers, but is failing to properly distribute funds for high-needs elementary students, according to a report from United Way of Greater Los Angeles. In the past, California’s education budget allocation was severely inequitable. More money was often given to affluent school […]

Thursday Forecast: Lingering A.M. Sprinkles Inland Followed by Afternoon Sun

March 23, 2017 at 10:53 am

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Look for some lingering sprinkles Thursday morning in the inland areas before mostly clear skies return by afternoon. Henry DiCarlo has KTLA’s forecast on March 23, 2017. Continue reading: Los Angeles News and Video for Southern California – KTLA.COM …

9 L.A. diners, coffee shops and restaurants that have great meatloaf sandwiches

March 23, 2017 at 10:51 am

When you’re craving comfort food, sometimes the only thing that will satisfy is a truly great meatloaf sandwich. Maybe you want your sandwich layered with lettuce and tomato, slathered with a condiment or two — or even submerged under a blanket of gravy, just because. A great meatloaf sandwich… Continue reading: – /news/local

Take a Look Through Santa Monica’s Newly Opened Ishihara Park

March 23, 2017 at 10:50 am

Take a Look Through Santa Monica’s Newly Opened Ishihara Park Read more One month ago, the City of Santa Monica celebrated the opening of Ishihara Park, a linear green space in the Pico Community. Located along 2.35 acres of land bounded by Exposition Boulevard, Dorchester Avenue and Stewart Street, the park was built as a […]

City of Santa Monica joins lawsuit against President Trump

March 22, 2017 at 8:33 pm

  President Trump signing his Jan. 25 executive orders. Photo: @realdonaldtrump Santa Monica has joined Los Angeles and 32 other cities and counties across the country in asking a federal court to halt President Trump’s executive order threatening the cut-off of federal funds from so-called “sanctuary jurisdictions,” it was announced Wednesday. The coalition filed a […]

Flash flood warning issued for northern LA Wednesday

March 22, 2017 at 8:33 pm

A flash flood warning was issued for north central Los Angeles County until 9:15 p.m. Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. Continue reading: Los Angeles News | Los Angeles Weather and Traffic

Photos: That Bedroom From ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ Is Now At An L.A. Warehouse

March 22, 2017 at 8:32 pm

When it comes to iconic scenes, 2001: A Space Odyssey is rife with them. There are the beginning scenes, when a group of apes encounter the looming “monolith.” There’s the tense moment when Hal (a probable descendant of the Amazon Echo) gets deactivated. And who can forget that baffling sequence near the end, when our […]

Moms Hold ‘Nurse-In’ To Demonstrate Against LAUSD For Allegedly Making It Difficult For Teachers To Lactate

March 22, 2017 at 7:38 pm

LOS ANGELES (  — A group of young mothers — who breastfeed their children —  are banding together to support a teacher who says the LAUSD is making it difficult for her to breastfeed her child while at work. Tonya Reyes said the LAUSD is making it difficult for her to breastfeed her  infant daughter […]

‘Hey Siri, 108’ Prank Circulating on Social Media Prompts Warning From Police Departments

March 22, 2017 at 7:37 pm

Numerous police agencies in the U.S. have issued a warning to iPhone users not to attempt a prank that has recently circulated online involving "Siri," the Apple smartphone’s assistant. Among Siri’s various skills is one designed to save lives – but pranksters are trying to trick iPhone users into activating it, and that could have […]

UCLA conservation biologists witness wildlife’s comeback after intense drought

March 22, 2017 at 7:37 pm

After five years of excruciating drought, California’s wildlife finally has a reason to celebrate. This vernal equinox — the first day of spring — flora and fauna from Palos Verdes to the Yosemite Valley have been rejuvenated by a historically wet and snowy winter. Life is sprouting, hopping, buzzing and flapping everywhere as […]

Silver Lake Reservoir To Be Refilled Ahead Of Schedule, Starting In Mid-April

March 22, 2017 at 7:31 pm

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power officials confirmed Wednesday that surplus runoff water from the Eastern Sierra snowpack will be made available to refill the Silver Lake Reservoir ahead of schedule. The refilling process will begin in mid-April and is expected to take about two months. The plan had previously been to begin refilling […]

4 in 10 LA millennials live with their parents

March 22, 2017 at 3:24 pm

Many don’t earn enough to live on their own A new report from rental site Abodo finds that a whopping 41.5 percent of Los Angeles metro area millennials—defined as people 18 to 34 years old—still live with their parents. That places LA fourth on a list of metro areas with the most millennials living at […]