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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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King’s oldest son recalls his father during local talk

LOS ANGELES — On what would have been his father’s 90th birthday Jan. 15, Martin Luther King III, the eldest son of the celebrated civil rights leader, addressed a capacity crowd in Cedar Sinai Medical Center’s Harvey Morse Auditorium, taking people on a stirring journey through his childhood, his father’s legacy and his vision for Read More…

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Third annual Women’s March draws thousands downtown

LOS ANGELES — Thousands of Angelenos gathered in support of women’s rights Jan. 19 during the third annual Women’s March LA.”  The starting location was Pershing Square in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. Crowded at the intersection of 5th and Hill streets, a wave of women (with some men) holding picket signs filled the Read More…