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Tacos for Teachers campaign is sending food vendors to feed striking LA school teachers
This week’s school lunch menu in Los Angeles sounds pretty great. A fundraiser called Tacos for Teachers, organized in part by the Democratic Socialists of America and the International Socialist Organization, has been raising money to supply Los Angeles’ teachers with free lunch during the ongoing
Grab your calendar: 13 things to do in Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley this weekend, next week
A Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Kidspace Children’s Museum in Pasadena. The celebration continues at the same time Sunday and from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday. Nonprofit organization Project Giving Kids will provide service projects from 10 a.m.
No Talks Scheduled as LAUSD Teacher Strike Enters Day 3
Los Angeles school administrators urged the union to resume bargaining as tens of thousands of teachers planned to walk picket lines for a third day Wednesday, after being joined on strike for the first time by some of their counterparts from independent charter schools.
Victim of fatal Pico Rivera stabbing identified as 19-year-old Alhambra man
A man killed during a fight at a Pico Rivera nursery last week was identified Monday as an Alhambra resident. Evan Gaulhiac, 19, died of a stab wound to the chest, according to Investigator Anthony Lopez of the Los Angeles County coroner’s office.
California Bill Would Mandate Full-Day Kindergarten
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Full-day kindergarten could become law in California by 2021. A new bill introduced in the California Assembly to extend kindergarten piggybacks on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s goal to invest $2 billion for early learning.
Museums, Zoo, Park Programs Free During Teachers Strike
LOS ANGELES, CA — Community programming at Los Angeles County parks will be expanded and many local museums will offer free admission to cover the needs of families scrambling to keep their kids busy and learning during the teachers strike, under action taken Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors.
Suspect Charged in Fatal Shooting of Man Walking Home After Shift at East L. A. In-N-Out Is Set to Be Arraigned
The suspected gunman charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a man who was walking home after a shift at an In-N-Out in East Los Angeles late last year is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday.
San Gabriel High School launches innovative food recycling program
San Gabriel High School students can now donate their unwanted fruit, thanks to a new food recovery program, launched by the high school and the Tzu Chi Foundation on Monday. Green bins will be placed around the school for students to discard uneaten fruit and unopened packages of raisins and craisi
California lawmakers pick longtime financial markets expert as their top fiscal analyst
California lawmakers chose a veteran researcher of the state’s fiscal health and economy on Wednesday to lead their independent research office, only the sixth leader of the nonpartisan unit since its creation in 1941.
Los Angeles County Supervisors Call for the Department of Mental Health to Provide School-based Services Countywide
The Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Janice Hahn to create a countywide plan for the provision of school-based mental health services through the Department of Mental Health.
19-car pileup leaves 35 injured in Southern California's Cajon Pass
(AP) - Numerous vehicles have collided in a foggy mountain pass as a storm system passes through Southern California. The San Bernardino County Fire Department says 19 vehicles collided Wednesday morning on the southbound side of Interstate 15 in Cajon Pass, about 60 miles east of Los Angeles.
Pasadena mayor to talk sales tax spending in annual speech Thursday
Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek on Thursday will deliver his annual State of the City address. Tornek is expected to discuss how the city might spend income from the sales tax hike approved by voters in November.
Does Los Angeles County need 299 more hotels?
Los Angeles County’s lodging industry has plans to add 299 more hotels after 34 opened the past two years. The annual hotel construction report from Atlas Hospitality shows 11 hotels opened in 2018 in Los Angeles County vs. 23 in 2017 — down 52 percent. Last year’s openings had 1,526 rooms vs. 4,309
Julius Caesar and 4 other adoptable pets in the San Gabriel Valley and Pasadena
Julius Caesar, 6-year-old, 95-pound mastiff and boxer mix, is available for adoption at the San Gabriel Valley Humane Society. The self-proclaimed lap dog came to the shelter as a stray. This regal boy has an intimidating appearance but is really an affectionate guy who loves people.
Widow of murdered California camper files $90 million lawsuit: report
A California woman, whose husband was fatally shot last year while he was camping with their two daughters at Malibu Creek State Park, filed a $90 million lawsuit against Los Angeles County and the state for what she alleges was their failure to warn the public about a string of shootings in and aro
Descanso Gardens, L.A. County Arboretum and Other Parks Waiving Fees for LAUSD Students During Strike
Several Los Angeles County parks are waiving their fees for L.A. Unified School District students affected by the ongoing teachers strike, authorities announced Tuesday. Starting Wednesday, students and their custodians won’t have to pay for admission, parking or other fees from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at
LAPD detective speaks out about her explicit photos being shared within department
LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Los Angeles Police Department Detective Ysabel Villegas used to investigate cases of sexual assault and domestic violence. Now, the tables are turned, and she is thealleged victim in a revenge porn scandal that's rocked the LAPD.
Covina woman charged with killing toddler son
A mother was charged Tuesday with fatally stabbing her 2-year-old son in their Covina home. Xa Dinh Ngo, who is also known as Michelle Ngo, is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday on one count of murder with the special allegation that she personally used a deadly and dangerous weapon, a knife, accor
L.A. County Sheriff Villanueva Reinstates Deputy Fired Over Domestic Abuse, Stalking Allegations Who Served as Campaign Aide
Caren Carl Mandoyan played a special role last month at the swearing-in of Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva, standing on stage and holding the box of gold pins that would adorn the collars of the top cop and his senior executives.
School choice must prevail in California
The outcome of the strike launched this week by United Teachers Los Angeles is surely being closely watched by unions, school districts, taxpayers and parents across the state and across the country. There’s certainly plenty at stake, not the least of which is the fiscal stability of the second-larg