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Eli Broad

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  • L.A. Unified hires respected D.C. principal to lead arts education

    The leader of one of the nation’s top arts high schools has accepted a position in charge of arts education for the Los Angeles Unified School District. Rory Pullens, 56, has served as head of school and chief executive officer at the Duke...
  • L.A. Unified hires Rory Pullens as new head of arts education

    The leader of one of the nation's top arts high schools has accepted the job of leading arts education for the Los Angeles Unified School District. Rory Pullens, 56, has served as head of school and chief executive at the Duke Ellington School of the...
  • Alex Johnson dominates fundraising in L.A. school board election

    Alex Johnson dominates fundraising in L.A. school board election
    A relative newcomer to the city education scene has dominated fundraising and spending in the race for an open seat on the Los Angeles Board of Education. Through May 17, Alex Johnson, the senior education aide to county Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas,...
  • The big special interests in the race for California schools chief

    The big special interests in the race for California schools chief
    A curious press release came from the campaign for Tom Torlakson for state superintendent of public instruction. Torlakson is the incumbent, running against a strong reform candidate, Marshall Tuck, who so far has been endorsed by this paper as well as...
  • Groups pour $20 million into TV, print ads for California primary

    As the June 3 primary election draws near, business interests, labor groups, environmentalists and wealthy individuals have poured more than $20 million into television and radio commercials, mail ads and other campaign aid for their preferred...
  • Past Republican donors rebuffing GOP candidates to back Jerry Brown

    Past Republican donors rebuffing GOP candidates to back Jerry Brown
    With Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown expected to romp to reelection this year against little-known rivals, many donors who gave Republican candidates more than $37 million in the last gubernatorial contest are now keeping their hands in their pockets. But...
  • Attention-shy Democratic donor Fred Eychaner opens up

    Attention-shy Democratic donor Fred Eychaner opens up
    Leading up to the 2012 election, Chicagoan Fred Eychaner contributed $14 million to Democratic super PACs, including $4.5 million to the pro-Obama Priorities USA Action, making him the top individual Democratic campaign donor of that cycle. The openly...
  • Kill tenure, cure schools?

    Without a doubt, California's poor and minority schoolchildren get more than their share of ineffective, unmotivated and demoralized teachers. But are the state laws governing teacher tenure, dismissal and layoffs now under attack in a Los Angeles court...
  • A local approach to bigger paychecks

    Many cities are pricey places to live. Acknowledging that reality, a growing number of cities have adopted higher minimum-wage standards than those set by the federal and state governments. San Francisco is on that list, as are San Jose, Seattle (where...
  • MOCA announces 35th anniversary gala

    MOCA announces 35th anniversary gala
    It looks as if MOCA’s new director, Philippe Vergne, will be hosting a party this spring, and it’s a big one  – the museum’s 35th anniversary gala.   MOCA announced on Monday that the event, sponsored by Louis Vuitton and...
  • The NFL suits up to rip off L.A. -- again

    The NFL suits up to rip off L.A. -- again
    If there's one great truth about the National Football League, it's that its hunger for schemes to manipulate politicians and fans into filling its owners' pockets is limitless. Now there's a new entree on its plate: The owner of the St. Louis Rams...