17 hrs ago
Sharon Bise Releases Jay's First Day at School
Author Sharon Bise offers parents and children a new resource for coping with the anxieties about the first day of kindergarten in her latest children's book, " Jay's First Day at School " . "My co-worker had a son, Jay, who was beginning kindergarten and was frightened about taking this big step into the unknown," Bise explains.
19 hrs ago
LA Daily News
L.A. election turnout: Few are expected at polls today; some say change is needed
A motorcycle rider greets L.A. mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti during his walk around East Los Angeles, on May 20, 2013, the day before Election Day.
Mon May 20, 2013
Recruiting Blog - 5/20
As we continue to keep our eyes focused on the future, we also need to make sure we keep up with top JUCO players who are looking to sign or recently signed with four-year schools.
Sun May 19, 2013
Governor Brown and Los Angeles Leaders Call for Action on Plan to Improve School Funding System
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today joined with education and business leaders and elected officials at Humphreys Avenue Elementary School in East Los Angeles to call for action on his plan to direct additional resources to the state's neediest students and restore local control over how money is spent in schools.
Thu May 16, 2013
NBC Los Angeles
Student Arrested in Threat to "Shoot Up School"
Police investigate a threat made to the East Los Angeles College campus which prompted an evacuation on Thursday, May 16, 2013.
LA college on lockdown as police pursue suspect- New Mexico mom chases down child abductor
The lockdown at East Los Angeles College has been lifted and police say they arrested a 19-year-old in connection with an earlier threat.
Downey man fatally shot in East Los Angeles is identified
Omar Lopez, 36, of Downey, was fatally shot in the 3600 block of East First Street about 5:55 p.m. Monday and died at the scene, according to sheriff's deputies and a coroner's spokesman.
Wed May 15, 2013
Mayor Sam's Sister City
Glassell Park NC's Bradley has a Special "Meet and Greet" Announcement .....
Glendale Kia and Northeast Activists are host a Candidate Meet and Greet this Friday night at the LA River Center in Cypress Park.
6 Cold Case Murders Solved, Dozens Charged In Montebello Gang Sweep
A joint investigation targeting criminal street gangs in over a dozen separate locations in the East Los Angeles ara resulted in several arrests, authorities said Wednesday.
Sun May 12, 2013
Thu May 09, 2013
The Jewish Journal
Restoring Mount Zion Cemetery
Russia and the United States agreed to seek new peace talks with both sides to end Syria's civil war, but opposition leaders were skeptical on Wednesday of an initiative they Struggling to be heard over a flock of bleating sheep, Israel's ambassador to Senegal invites a crowd of impoverished Muslims to help themselves to about 100 sacrificial ... (more)
Wed May 08, 2013
Manawatu Evening Standard
Will.i.am's $100k donation surprise
IT'S HIS WILL: Singer will.i.am donates a cheque for $100,000 to the Manaiakalani Education Trust during a visit to Point England School.
Unlicensed Strip Club Allegedly Operating In Cab Company Basement Busted
An underground strip club allegedly operating inside of a cab company building in Lancaster has been shut down by law enforcement following an undercover investigation.
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Cabrillo announces five finalists for presidential search
The five finalists for president and superintendent are Tod Burnett, president of Saddleback College in Mission Viejo; Marie-Elaine Burns, vice president of student services, San Jose City College; Farley Herzek, interim president, East Los Angeles College; Laurel Jones, president, Mission College in Santa Clara; and Pamela Walker, vice president ... (more)
Mon May 06, 2013
Tax Credits Spur Investment in Distressed Communities
The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund of the U.S. Treasury Department announced a $405 million tax-credit authority for California community development entities in April.
Inside Bay Area
Oakland Tribune My Word: Can't wait to say goodbye to Oakland
I grew up in housing projects in the barrio in East Los Angeles. Though the majority of my community consisted of hardworking people from strong nuclear families; gang violence was common, poverty was ubiquitous and drug addiction was a destructive force.
Sun May 05, 2013
Politically connected HealthCare Partners sidestepped licensing for 10 years
HealthCare Partners, one of the original pioneer ACOs, appears to have been built on a house of cards.
USC Football Recruiting 2013: Updates on Commits, Visits and Offers
As the start of USC's 2013 fall practice camp draws near, the recruiting staff remains busy on the high school trail assembling targets for this coming year's class.
Fri May 03, 2013
Probation arms more of its officers to cope with realignment
Los Angeles County Special Enforcement Probation officers Jim Shrout and Aldin Tatley prepare to enter a sex offender's residence in a hotel as they do compliance checks Thursday, April 25, 2013 in Los Angeles.
Thu May 02, 2013
The coast lost a special soul this Sunday. Mitch Ortiz passed away April 28, 2013, after a courageous battle with cancer.