With just under 24,000 absentee ballots counted by the city clerk, incumbent Steve Zimmer has a significant 16-point lead over challenger Kate Anderson.
Zimmer has tried as best he can to hold the middle ground between the teachers union and the reformers. But middle grounds are hard to come by in ... More >>
Chicano Studies ReaderA small group of educators is pissed that California's epic cuts to its higher education system don't seem to be affecting diversity programs as much as the rest.
This amid reports that UC students could see $22,000-year tuition within four years. Of course, that kind o ... More >>
-- Bad Food? Tax It, and Subsidize Vegetables. Or so says Mark Bittman. [The New York Times]
-- The El Bulli dish-name generator. [Slate]
-- Modern beans on toast. [Rancho Gordo]
-- Paradise by the dashboard light -- can you bake cookies in a car? [Off the Clock, via food52]
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Flickr/rockYOfaceMassaman curry: CNN's favorite foodCNN has a lot on its plate. Literally. Not only does the news empire have to follow Anderson Cooper around the globe, trailing camera crews and earnestness, but it has lately gone on a quest to identify The World's 50 Most Delicious Foods. W ... More >>
RupertFoxRupert Murdoch has been on a tear against Google, vowing to close off content he controls to the search giant and saying the web king, news aggregators and bloggers are all involved in "theft" of content created by journalism organizations like the ones he owns.
His comments were ma ... More >>
DWP Ordered to Refund Customers A Superior Court judge has ordered the DWP to pay back $30 million in fees it channeled into cash-strapped city agencies. L.A. TimesBenefits Take a Holiday Employees of papers belonging to the Los Angeles Newspaper Group (Daily News, Daily Breeze, et al) have been tol ... More >>