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COMMUNITY REPORT: Gang reduction program helps youth grow and develop

Christian Taylor could have chosen a very different path. Struggling at home and school, there was very little to stop him from following in his brother’s footsteps and joining a gang. But something changed. During middle school, Taylor enrolled in our Gang Reduction and Youth Development (GRYD) program which delivers prevention and intervention services that Read More…

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Garcetti announces he won’t run for president

LOS ANGELES — After more than a year of speculation and travels to political hotspots across the country, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Jan. 29 he has decided against a bid for the presidency in 2020. “Reflecing on those travels and recognizing the incredible opportunity I have every single day as mayor of this 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…