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Students walk out of Venice High School Monday to protest alleged discrimination

June 5, 2017 at 10:48 pm
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The walkout was organized by students grades nine through 12 who stood in support of the removal of Dr. Oryla Wiedoeft. Continue reading: Los Angeles News | Los Angeles Weather and Traffic

Reseda High School on lockdown after nearby shooting scare

March 14, 2017 at 3:53 pm
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A person was wounded Tuesday in a shooting in Reseda, prompting the lockdown of a nearby school campus. The shooting was reported at 12:45 p.m. in the 18400 block of Vanowen Street, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The victim was taken to a hospital, but the person’s age, gender and condition were not […]

ELECTIONS: LA Times Blasts Steve Zimmer, Endorses Nick Melvoin for LAUSD Board Seat

February 26, 2017 at 8:42 pm

The Los Angeles Times has endorsed educator and children’s advocate Nick Melvoin as the strongest candidate running against District 4 encumbent Steve Zimmer, covering the Westside and Western San Fernando Valley. The Times blasts Zimmer for mismanagement of the District: He has been unwilling to confront serious financial problems head-on, and at this point, the […]

Los Angeles schools, students protest Trump’s education plan

January 19, 2017 at 10:50 am

The union representing teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District sponsored gatherings at schools all over L.A. this morning. The union took particular issue with Betsy DeVos, Trump’s nominee for secretary of education, and her past support of charter schools. The protests this morning were making their way into various social-media feeds. Continue reading: […]

UCLA Employees Hold 5-Day Strike in Protest of Wages

January 6, 2017 at 10:37 am
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Skilled trade workers at UCLA with Teamsters Local 2010 say they will strike from Friday until next Tuesday following a breakdown in wage negotiations with the university. Tuesday’s strike will be joined by other employees at campuses across the university system. Erin Myers reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News at 6 on Jan. 6, […]

1,400 middle schoolers run for fun and fitness in Elysian Park

December 11, 2016 at 10:50 am

Almost There: The final hill of the race | Jon SooHoo/LA84 The paths of Elysian Park were extra busy Saturday morning as more than 1,400 middle school runners raced up and over hills as part of the 2016 LA84 Run4Fun Festival. The 28th annual event, which involved a total of six races on a 1.25-mile […]

Campus takes major strides in first year of UCLA Depression Grand Challenge

December 9, 2016 at 8:33 pm

One year after the launch of the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge, demonstration projects and an innovative treatment center are off the ground. The initiative aims to help the 300 million people around the world who are suffering from depression. UCLA scientists have already established national and international collaborations, begun a series of studies and implemented […]

CSUN penalized by NCAA for academic fraud

December 7, 2016 at 5:22 pm

The NCAA said it had found that a former Cal State Northridge director of basketball operations committed academic fraud involving 10 players on the men’s team, announcing Wednesday that it had placed CSUN on three years of probation, ordered it to vacate team records involving the ineligible players… Continue reading: Greenspace

Girls’ basketball: Harvard-Westlake vs. Windward for Redondo tournament championship

December 3, 2016 at 12:33 pm

Two of the top teams in girls’ basketball, Harvard-Westlake and Windward, play Saturday night in the championship game of the Redondo tournament. In the semifinals, Harvard-Westlake defeated Mater Dei, 53-25. Jayla Ruffus-Milner scored 27 points. Windward defeated Gardena Serra, 75-67. They will… Continue reading: latimes.com – Arts&Culture

Boys’ basketball: Birmingham defeats Westchester to win Redondo tournament

November 27, 2016 at 10:08 am

It’s only the opening week of the high school basketball season, but what a first impression Birmingham High made in winning the Redondo tournament on Saturday night with an 84-74 victory over City Section power Westchester. The Patriots (4-0) were expected to be one of the top teams in the City… Continue reading: latimes.com – […]

Hollywood High School Considers Digital Billboard At Sunset And Highland

November 26, 2016 at 10:11 pm

The billboard would potentially go up at one of the most busiest intersections in America. [ more › ] Continue reading: LAist

Cross country: Malibu’s Claudia Lane sets sophomore record in winning state Division 4 title

November 26, 2016 at 9:42 pm

Capping a season filled with accomplishments, sophomore Claudia Lane of Malibu won the CIF state Division IV girls’ cross country championship on Saturday in Fresno with a record breaking performance. She won her three-mile race in 16:45, breaking the course record for a sophomore. Great Oak won… Continue reading: latimes.com – Arts&Culture