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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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Crime-tracking data poorly traced, report says

LOS ANGELES — Some Los Angeles Police Department programs that analyze data to predict where crimes may occur and identify “chronic offenders” need more oversight and have been inconsistently implemented, according to a report presented to the Police Commission March 12. The LAPD uses a number of predictive programs to focus crime-fighting efforts in certain 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…