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Downey schools adopt transgender student policies

DOWNEY — Students, faculty members and staff in the Downey Unified School District had a new, unusual set of rules to follow when classes began last week — treatment and privacy rights of transgender students. Complying with a new state law, AB 1266, school board members last month approved guidelines dealing with the treatment of such […]

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Bellflower eases ‘loitering’ rules for sex offenders

BELLFLOWER — The City Council Monday night gave final approval to an ordinance change halting the enforcement of “loitering” restrictions on registered sexual offenders as listed in a 2010 city law and instead aligns itself with state law on the subject, which is not as restrictive. Originally approved Aug. 25, the ordinance change will take effect […]

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Santa Fe Springs allocates funds for music, cultural programs

SANTA FE SPRINGS — The City Council has approved an allocation of $37,748 to distribute to 10 music and cultural programs in the community. The allocations were recommended by the council-appointed Heritage Arts Advisory Commission and comes from the Art In Public Places Fund, a fee developers must pay upon submitting construction plans. Allocations went to: […]