Cheers West Edition

CHEERS: Roberson to serve on foundation board

The Inner City Education Foundation has elected Brandon Roberson to serve on its board. The charter school management organization operates 12 schools educating more than 4,000 students in kindergarten through high school. Roberson studied music and education at UC Irvine and Loyola Marymount University, respectively. Prior to becoming an academic affairs director for College Track, he Read More…

L.A. Digest West Edition

L.A. Digest: Residents protest oil-drilling activities

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Residents and activists protested a Freeport-McMoRan oil drilling site in South Los Angeles April 23, contending the oil exploration company’s trucks are bringing acid and toxic chemicals through residential neighborhoods. Protesters allege residents were not given notice about the trucks, which they believe are part of new operations using acids, and Read More…