13 hours ago | Education
As expected, LAUSD employee Scot Graham filed his third lawsuit against Superintendent Ramon Cortines on Wednesday, alleging that the 82-year-old schools chief sexually assaulted Graham in 2010, and that when he complained, the school district too...
14 hours ago | Election
The 14 candidates seeking Tom LaBonge's L.A. City Council District 4 seat agree on a lot. At least they say they do. It's one of the things that's made their many, many debates so mind-numbing. The candidates are practically tripping over one anot...
2 days ago | Education
The first charter school in L.A. was the Open School, an elementary school that petitioned the school district to be converted into a charter in 1993, allowing it to operate autonomously, beyond the thicket of LAUSD rules. One of the parents who s...
2 days ago | Election
The big money race in the March 3 L.A. County municipal elections is Los Angeles City Council District 4, the race to replace the inimitable Tom LaBonge. A whopping 14 candidates are on the ballot, and a surprisingly large number, including some l...
3 days ago | Election
Next week, on March 5, dozens of Angelenos will go to the polls, and voters in the East Valley will spin the Cindy Montanez/Nury Martinez wheel for a third time. East Valley elections have become a recipe for enormous upsets, so much so that ...
4 days ago | Election
Want to meet people with whom you'd enjoy playing trivia games, or somebody who'd actually lend you their ladder? Try heading to your voting precinct on March 3, 2015 to rub elbows with the rarest of rare — municipal election voters (also known as...