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Former first lady encourages students heading to college

LOS ANGELES — Former first lady Michelle Obama led a raucous pep rally at UCLA May 1 for 10,000 high school seniors and transfer students in celebration of their moves into higher education, telling them to never stop dreaming of reaching loftier goals. “I had someone tell me you shouldn’t reach too high,” Obama — Read More…

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Gardner Elementary to keep Jackson’s name on auditorium

HOLLYWOOD — Gardner Street Elementary School has decided to keep its auditorium named after perhaps the school’s most famous student, even though he attended the school for only a short time. The school announced April 27 it would keep calling the school auditorium the Michael Jackson Auditorium, despite the allegations made about Jackson in the Read More…

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Reconstruction of El Rancho High School begins

PICO RIVERA — The El Rancho Unified School District hosted a groundbreaking ceremony and celebration to mark the beginning of its transformative reconstruction of El Rancho High School April 11.  The groundbreaking was the result of years of preparation, research and community input in response to an identified and critical need for world-class learning environments Read More…