Community Local News Making a Difference West Edition

MAKING A DIFFERENCE Outkast Academy uses art to help inner-city youth thrive

LOS ANGELES — Jennifer Newton fell in love with dance at the age of 9. As a young woman from an “at-risk background,” who found herself changing schools nine times during her adolescent years, dance became her lifeline.  During her teens, she found a home at Los Angeles High School, where she expanded her dance repertoire. At Read More…

Culver City Edition Education Local News

Airport mixes student art with selfies for summer

LOS ANGELES — With summer just around the corner, Los Angeles International Airport is celebrating the season with the perfect mix of art and selfies. In partnership with Otis College of Art and Design and Woodbury University, the airport is displaying original art and design work created by students from each school for the annual Read More…

Community Culver City Edition Education

La Ballona Elementary School adds mosaic

CULVER CITY — If you’ve driven down Washington Boulevard in the past week, you may have noticed another La Ballona Creek. This one isn’t rushing with rainwater, but rather gushing with broken tiles, mortar and grout. Earlier this school year, La Ballona Elementary School set out to create, well, La Ballona – in mosaic tiles. Read More…