By Tibby Rothman and Jill Stewart Mitch Handsone Jerry Brown goes after Community Redevelopment Agencies. Do they have bigger guns?In a move that California Gov. Jerry Brown might see as L.A.'s "let them eat cake" moment, the city's Community Redevelopment Agency has set aside $5.5 million i ... More >>
How McKinley in Compton became the first school taken over by parents under a radical new law
The Broad FoundationEli and Edythe Broad.While we told you recently that Santa Monica was reported to be close to wrapping up a deal to have Eli Broad's much anticipated museum open in the beach-side city, Beverly Hills is saying not fast: The Beverly Hills City Council is considering buying ... More >>
The Broad FoundationEli and Edythe Broad.The city of Santa Monica is wrapping up a deal to bring billionaire Eli Broad's long-planned contemporary art museum to the seaside town, city officials told the Santa Monica Daily Press. The location would be a 2.5-acre, city-owned lot near the Civic ... More >>
Los Angeles billionaire Eli Broad has a knack for getting ranked.The Broad FoundationEli and Edythe BroadWhether it's as one of the richest men in the world, one of the richest men in L.A., one of the of this country's most influential and generous philanthropists, or, in this case, one of the mo ... More >>
In a reminder that it's pure fallacy when teachers and pols claim that tough, urban schools filled with poor kids cannot produce high grades and academic achievement, the tough, urban Long Beach Unified School District was today named one of four finalists for "most improved" urban schools in the n ... More >>
A team advises the mayor how to fix troubled high schools. Most havent fixed any.
Massive changes await L.A. Unified