Trevis is sweating. It's in the 90s at Brooklyn Projects, a skate shop on Melrose with a half pipe behind the store. Though Trevis isn't much of a skater, he's suffering the heat to watch his two friends, Zaq and Connor, as his best friend Ray shops inside for a new shirt. As his friends skate, Tre ... More >>
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By Andra Lim Antonio Villaraigosa continues to get cozy with the Obama Administration. Tomorrow, Villaraigosa and White House big shots -- including U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar -- will meet in Los Angeles with hundreds of local leaders to talk about issues significant to the Hisp ... More >>
Shakin' things up at CSUFUpdate: After three nights of back cramps, the students released a joint "Statement in Defense of Public Education" with President Gordon this afternoon. The difference, according to the Times: It "does not outline any policy initiatives or make any promises regarding ... More >>
Meg Whitman.It looks like California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman has found a new place to sink her millions: Campaign websites. California Watch reports that her campaign has quite a few, including Jerryfails.com as well as sites for women, students, nurses, Latinos, and Chinese-speak ... More >>
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