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Not-guilty plea entered on behalf of Maywood teacher

EAST LOS ANGELES — A former Maywood high school music teacher who was caught on widely circulated cell phone video punching a 14-year-old student during a classroom argument pleaded not guilty Jan. 4 to a misdemeanor charge. Defense attorney William Pitman entered the not guilty plea on behalf of Marston Riley, 64, of Anaheim, who Read More…

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Supervisors delay decision on women’s jail for three weeks

LOS ANGELES — The county’s plan to retrofit an immigration detention center in Lancaster as a women’s jail, long opposed by criminal justice advocates, seems likely to be abandoned in its current form based on the lack of support from the Board of Supervisors Jan. 8. A vote to approve a $215 million budget for Read More…