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Vision to Learn provides free eyeglasses to students

MAKING A DIFFERENCE Vision to Learn is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping students see things clearly. Its mission is to ensure that kids have the opportunity to succeed in the classroom by offering free vision screenings and eyeglass distribution at local schools.   According to Vision to Learn, as many as 20% students in Read More…

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HireLAX apprenticeship program graduates seventh class

LOS ANGELES — Surrounded by friends and family, 27 students of the HireLAX Apprenticeship Readiness Program’s seventh cohort graduated Feb. 28, marking the successful completion of a transformative eight-week course that will prepare them for apprenticeships in the union construction trades.  The event was held at Los Angeles Southwest College and featured Justin Erbacci, interim Read More…

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Fifth-grader wins school district spelling bee

CULVER CITY — Jason Williams stood tall and confidently spelled previous to take home the 15th annual Culver City Unified School District Spelling Bee title Feb. 20 at Robert Frost Auditorium.  The fifth-grader from La Ballona Elementary School finished atop 23 other spellers — four students from each of the district’s five elementary schools and Read More…