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LAUSD board sets June special election for parcel tax

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education voted unanimously Feb. 28 to place a parcel tax before voters on the June ballot in hopes of generating hundreds of millions of dollars for local schools. The board’s move came on the heels of a teachers’ strike that ended with the district Read More…

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Students conduct candidates’ forum in LAUSD election

SOUTH GATE — Local high school students participating in United Way of Greater Los Angeles’ Young Civic Leaders Program led and moderated a forum for candidates seeking the District 5 seat on the Los Angeles Unified School District school board at South Gate High School Feb. 16.  The special election will be held March 5 Read More…

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Whittier Narrows Dam needs $600 million upgrade

LOS ANGELES — Researchers and engineers warn that California may be due for rain of biblical proportions — what experts call an ARkStorm. Scientists call it California’s “other big one” and say it could cause three times as much damage as a major earthquake ripping along the San Andreas Fault, the Los Angeles Times reported. Read More…