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Rios selected mayor of Norwalk by council colleagues

NORWALK — Women continue to lead the City Council as Vice Mayor Margarita Rios was selected by colleagues April 2 to replace Mayor Jennifer Perez. Rios, a former member of the Norwalk-La Mirada school board, also serves as a sergeant in the district’s police department and was elected to the council in March 2017. Longtime Read More…

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LAUSD approves contract county calls ‘not sustainable’

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education unanimously approved a new labor contract with the teachers’ union Jan. 29, despite a warning from the county that the agreement “is not sustainable on an ongoing basis.” The county Office of Education, which oversees the finances of local school districts, found that Read More…

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No talks scheduled as teachers’ strike reaches third day

LOS ANGELES — The first teachers strike to hit the Los Angeles Unified School District in 30 years went into its third day Jan. 16, with thousands of educators picketing for increased pay, smaller class sizes and the hiring of more support staff, such as nurses, counselors and librarians. No new contract talks have been Read More…