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  • Pasadena City College's retiring chief gets $400,000, documents show

    Pasadena City College's retiring chief gets $400,000, documents show
    Pasadena City College officials agreed to pay controversial President Mark W. Rocha more than $400,000 as part of his retirement settlement, according to documents released Thursday. College officials initially denied that Rocha was receiving...
  • Author of school bond measure says it won't make 2014 ballot

    Author of school bond measure says it won't make 2014 ballot
    Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo) said Tuesday that her proposal for a $4.3-billion school bond measure will not be on the November ballot, citing opposition from Gov. Jerry Brown. “We’ve come to the end of the road,” Buchanan said...
  • Tensions at Pasadena City College threaten school's reputation

    Tensions at Pasadena City College threaten school's reputation
    Pasadena City College's stature as one of the state's best two-year schools wasn't lost on members of a visiting team of advisors this year. "You've got a great reputation," one member told campus employees. But that reputation, and maybe even the...
  • One man's uphill fight to stem childhood obesity

    One man's uphill fight to stem childhood obesity
    A short walk from the fast-food drive-throughs, taco joints and doughnut shops lining Hawaiian Gardens' palm-tree-dotted main drag, a classroom of energetic kindergartners begins a well-rehearsed routine. Jutting their thumbs down and contorting their...
  • LAX Flight Path museum finds itself up for possible relocation

     LAX Flight Path museum finds itself up for possible relocation
    As they seek to resolve the fate of the aviation-themed Proud Bird restaurant, Los Angeles airport officials are raising the ire of supporters of another LAX institution: the Flight Path Learning Center and Museum, visited by thousands of people annually....
  • New political action committee forms in L.A. school board race

    New political action committee forms in L.A. school board race
    A new political action committee has formed to influence the outcome of Los Angeles school board races, filling a gap created when a group of civic leaders, which includes former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, decided to sit out next month's key upcoming...
  • Nonprofit group's class teaches youths basic skills for college

    Nonprofit group's class teaches youths basic skills for college
    Marcus Davis admits that he didn't try as hard as he should have in high school and often skipped class, got into fights and hung out with the wrong crowd. "I messed up," he said. But, after leaving his third high school without a diploma, Davis decided...
  • Online School for Girls puts focus on connection, collaboration

    Online School for Girls puts focus on connection, collaboration
    Much to English teacher Ed Raines' surprise, his students had never heard Puccini's soaring melodies that inspired David Henry Hwang's "M. Butterfly," nor the way Louis Armstrong could make a trumpet talk in Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man." In the...
  • LAUSD's portable pools make the rounds for water safety

    LAUSD's portable pools make the rounds for water safety
    Just last week, Nathan Flores was feigning stomachaches so he wouldn't have to swim in the 3-foot deep swimming pool, his mother said. But this week, Nathan, 5, splashes around like a koi in a pond. Free daily lessons have taught him to be less afraid...
  • Future of L.A. County's main juvenile hall is uncertain

    Future of L.A. County's main juvenile hall is uncertain
    Los Angeles County's ambitious, multibillion-dollar drive to upgrade jails and detention centers is leaving behind a dilapidated, 100-year-old lockup for juveniles east of downtown. The county is planning to spend $2 billion to rebuild the Men's Central...
  • Private child-care providers see only small share of budget surplus

    Private child-care providers see only small share of budget surplus
    Marta Delgado has been up for hours cleaning, preparing meals and setting out books for the 6:30 a.m. arrival of her first families. As a day-care provider who watches a dozen children in her Long Beach home, Delgado's schedule is around the clock....