The hot mess that is the Los Angeles Community College District just got a little messier.
An audit by L.A. city controller Wendy Greuel released today found a dumb if not outright shady selection process for an inspector general who happened to have ties to a construction firm accused of shoddy on ... More >>
Read responses from Darryl Holter and Geragos & Geragos representing Rhea Chung.
Three years ago, beautiful Rhea Chung was a 39-year-old secretary when her boss, Los Angeles Trade-Technical College president Roland "Chip" Chapdelaine, promoted her to run the college foundation -- a modest nonprofit ... More >>
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What happened on June 5, 2012 in Assembly District 56 covering Bell Gardens, Downey, Pico Rivera and Cerritos, where government reformer Cristina Garcia beat Democratic darling Tom Calderon, of the Calderon dynasty, and will almost certainly win in Novembe ... More >>
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Larry, in happier days25 minutes ago, Larry Eisenberg, executive director of Facilities Planning and Development for the Los Angeles Community College District -- the man who oversees the fraud-ridden $5.7 billion construction bond program at Los Angeles Community College ... More >>
Will Mona Field, a college trustee for years, be called to account by voters?Beginning at 8:30 pm tonight, the Los Angeles City Clerk will issue the first Election Day results for seven Los Angeles City Council races where Jose Huizar, Bernard Parks, Tom LaBonge and other long-timers face ch ... More >>
One republican's reaction to the mailers shown below after the jump.As a reform slate of candidates emerges in the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) Board of Trustees race, incumbents are pulling their hair out amid an L.A. Times expose uncovering fraud and misuse of horrifyingl ... More >>
Los Angeles Community College District's building techniqueYes, it could be argued that the timing of the L.A. Times expose on the Los Angeles Community College District's misspending of an alarming percentage of $5.7 billion in bonds comes at an awkward time, days before the March 8 electio ... More >>
Jamillah Moore, look at all those nice teeth you have to tell your stories throughLos Angeles Community College President Jamillah Moore has managed to push back her trial for wrongful termination for the third freaking time -- now the show (set for yesterday) will go on March 30.
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Los Angeles Mission College
California Watch, which is a project of the Center for Investigative Reporting, details how a contractor for the Los Angeles Community College District needed to be babysat to meet construction standards and was, according to the president of L.A. City College, doi ... More >>
You might have gotten the idea somewhere that the city's facing a historic budget crisis with 4,000 layoffs planned, departments closing, libraries cutting hours, less cops on the beat, and fire engine companies being furloughed. But someone has yet to inform the Los Angeles City Council that ... More >>
By Daniel Heimpel, Max Taves and Jill Stewart
$10 billion bond. High Speed Passenger Train Bond Act. Total price tag with interest: About $19 million.
Proposition 1 would give the state the right to sell $10 billion in bonds to build an 800-mile high-speed tr ... More >>