"Looking for love in all the wrong places..." You guys remember that 1980 Johnny Lee song, right? We'd like to nominate it as LAUSD's new anthem, in light of the avalanche of allegations of inappropriate contact between students and teachers that have emerged over the last few months. Gabriela Co ... More >>
Cortez was a Spanish teacher at Roosevelt High.Seems like every day since the Miramonte Elementary scandal broke, there's a new pervy teacher revealed at an LAUSD campus. But 42-year-old Gabriela Cortez, today's alleged child-sexer, is a little different, for two reasons. 1) She's a woman, a ... More >>
Twitter via @villaraigosa"At Roosevelt High School, encouraging students to strive for excellence."Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has grown really attached a few key issues since taking office. King among them: environmentalism, the subway, bicycle friendliness and education reform. U ... More >>
A.J. Duffyâ€‹Updated below at 7:32 p.m. with UTLA response.Two union-backed school board candidates are accusing UTLA President A.J. Duffy of coercing them to drop out of the race, after background checks turned up legal and financial issues.Jesus Escandon agreed to drop out, but only after Duffy ma ... More >>
Mayor V. with President Obama.That fatal collision involving a school bus in Boyle Heights provided too many television news cameras for Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to pass up. Late Monday afternoon he seemed to be there just behind the ambulances. And on Tuesday morning he will c ... More >>
NBCLA via TwitpicOne person died in a Boyle Heights collision involving a school bus.Updated after the jump with information about a third suspect. First posted at 3:29 p.m. One person was killed and 50 about 21 38 18 others sustained minor to moderate injuries in a three-vehicle collision ... More >>
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Fox 11 NewsDespite a brewing controversy over his acceptance of high-priced sporting-event tickets, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa plans to be front-and-center at the Lakers NBA finals game against the Boston Celtics Thursday night, his office confirmed. The mayor is "attending with ... More >>
East Los Angeles students protest police harassment at Roosevelt High School. Photo: L.A. Times/UCLA Collection
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