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L.A. College Promise Program holds first graduation

LOS ANGELES—The first-ever graduating class of students who enrolled in the Los Angeles Community College District’s L.A. College Promise Program were honored last week in a special ceremony at Cal State Los Angeles to mark the occasion. More than 150 students, with about 500 family members, friends and other invited guests, heard from featuring Los Read More…

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Homeless population increases 12% in L.A. County

LOS ANGELES — Homelessness in Los Angeles County increased by 12% over the past year to reach an estimated 58,936 people, according to figures released June 4, with the region’s housing costs outpacing wages and forcing people onto the streets faster than authorities can find them shelter. According to data released by the Los Angeles Read More…

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More than 1,800 graduate from Rio Hondo College

WHITTIER — Rio Hondo College celebrated 1,828 graduates during its 56th annual commencement ceremony May 23, including 16 students who received the college’s first-ever bachelor of science degrees. College President Teresa Dreyfuss congratulated graduates at the program’s beginning. “Our dedication to Rio Hondo students is seen in the increased number of graduates who receive associate Read More…