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Lynwood schools use theater project as bridge

LYNWOOD — Thurgood Marshall Elementary School fourth- and fifth-grade students shared stories of struggle, hope and triumph during two emotionally charged dramatic performances staged Nov. 15 as part of Lynwood Unified’s Building Relationships and Inspiring Dialogue through Global Exchange (BRIDGE) Theater Project. The two student-written plays — “Career Day” and “Lemonade Powder” — were received Read More…

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Whittier students receive financial bite of reality

WHITTIER — Close to 300 La Serna High School students were given the freedom to make their own financial decisions — and learn the unpleasant consequences of spending beyond their means — during Bite of Reality, an interactive simulation that tests students on real-world financial challenges. Sponsored by the Credit Union of Southern California, the Read More…

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Huizar aide claims he was fired for whistleblowing

LOS ANGELES — An aide to Eastside City Councilman Jose Huizar has filed a $10 million legal claim against the city, alleging the councilman retaliated against him after he spoke with federal investigators about possible criminal activity involving his boss, it was reported Nov. 26. Huizar staffer Jesse Leon said in his claim that he Read More…