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  • Ballots sent with error

    Los Angeles County election officials on Tuesday acknowledged sending vote-by-mail guides to as many as 1,100 Democrats that erroneously listed candidates for the 43rd Assembly District in the same space as votes for or against a controversial parcel tax....
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Non-educators heading school districts isn't that rare

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Non-educators heading school districts isn't that rare
    No experience required. This phrase would attract a young person who has never held down a job. It shouldn’t be the standard a school district considers when searching for a superintendent of schools. Yet that is exactly what occurred in...
  • Portantino and Robinson gear up for 2016 state Senate race

    Portantino and Robinson gear up for 2016 state Senate race
    A former assemblyman and a Pasadena councilwoman have announced plans to run for a state Senate seat in the 25th district currently held by Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge). The seat will open up in 2016 when Liu must leave office due to term limits....
  • No rush for student iPads at Glendale, Burbank districts

    The Los Angeles Unified School District recently launched a districtwide effort to give iPads to every one of its 650,000 students during the next year. But in Glendale and Burbank, school officials are resisting following suit, focusing instead on...
  • L.A. River Rover teaches students to appreciate an urban habitat

    L.A. River Rover teaches students to appreciate an urban habitat
    The contrast between nostalgia for the Los Angeles River and the reality of it today could not be sharper than at its confluence with the Arroyo Seco, a big, desolate flood-control channel strewn with trash and hemmed by freeways, power lines and railroad...
  • Presenting the 2013 Les Fleurettes

    Presenting the 2013 Les Fleurettes
    Seventeen young women will be presented to society on Saturday when the La Cañada Thursday Club holds its annual Bal Blanc de Noel at the Omni Hotel in Los Angeles. The honorees are Tracey Hill Andrews, Galey Kathryn Caverly, Jessica Anne Davidson,...
  • Students get 'wind day' as crews work to clear tree damage

    High winds forced several school districts and campuses throughout the San Gabriel Valley and L.A. area to cancel classes as power outages and fallen trees wreaked havoc into Thursday morning. School district closures include:     Alhambra Unified    ...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: What counts as student achievement?

    Getting lost during the national attention on the recent Chicago Teachers strike was that administrators in the Los Angeles Unified School District agreed to have student achievement be part of their job evaluation, an unprecedented arrangement. What...
  • La Cañada Elementary gets new principal

     La Cañada Elementary gets new principal
    Veteran Washington state elementary school administrator Christine Castillo has been chosen as principal of La Cañada Elementary School, La Cañada Unified School District officials announced Thursday. Castillo is a former principal at Park Orchard...
  • L.A. Unified official arrested on suspicion of DUI

    The chief of staff for a Los Angeles Unified School District board member was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs after leaving the gym in Glendale this morning. Sarah Bradshaw, 47, who is the chief of staff for Los Angeles...
  • Glendale Unified scores well on high school exit exams

    Glendale Unified posted strong results among sophomores who took the state high school exit exam this past school year, according to the latest figures released Wednesday. For 2011-12, 93% of sophomores who took high school exit exams passed the...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: Protecting students from abuse

    By this time, everyone in the country knows about the two teachers accused of lewd acts at Miramonte Elementary School in South Los Angeles. Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy closed the school for two days this week and is...