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  • City leaders want South L.A. to get Promise Zone federal grant status

    City leaders want South L.A. to get Promise Zone federal grant status
    Stung by South Los Angeles' exclusion from a program that gives communities a leg up in qualifying for millions of dollars in development grants, business, education and religious leaders from the region are banding together for a second try at winning...
  • Enlace helps Little Village students achieve college dreams

     Enlace helps Little Village students achieve college dreams
    Brian Cruz was only 12 when he came to Chicago's Little Village neighborhood from Mexico four years ago. He knew practically no English, but through hard work gained near-native fluency. Now he's a junior at World Language High School and it's time to...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Elementary' on CBS

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 16 - 22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Grey's Anatomy Meredith (Ellen Pompeo)...
  • In widely opposed move, UC regents set to hike tuition up to 5% yearly

    A key UC regents committee on Wednesday moved to raise tuition as much as 5% in each of the next five years after a debate that pitted the state's most powerful political leaders against administrators of the system. The full board of regents is...
  • Board Gets Advice On Plans For State Retirement Savings Program

    NEW BRITAIN — Of all retirees who receive Social Security, 26 percent are living on those checks alone. A state Retirement Security Board, made up of private sector employees and state and union officials, is trying to make sure that doesn't...
  • Florida's college grads have lower student loans

    Florida's college grads have lower student loans
    Graduates of Florida colleges are less likely to be saddled with student loans when they graduate, a new study shows. Slightly more than half of Florida's students leave school with loans compared with seven of 10 nationally, reported the nonprofit...
  • University of California regents move tuition increase plan forward

    SAN FRANCISCO A panel of University of California regents on Wednesday approved a plan to raise tuition if the state does not grant the system more money, over the protests of students and Gov. Jerry Brown. The decision came after Brown urged the UC's...
  • Verdugo Views: Scholarships helped a GCC career get started

    Verdugo Views: Scholarships helped a GCC career get started
    A couple of scholarships awarded to a young woman named Jill Benone sent her on a theatrical career path. The Little Theatre of the Verdugos was on its second life when Benone received her scholarships in the late 1950s. The theater group was first...
  • UConn Foundation To Double Amount Raised For Scholarships

    UConn Foundation To Double Amount Raised For Scholarships
    The UConn Foundation has agreed on a five-year, $150 million fundraising initiative that will double the amount of money the foundation usually raises each year for scholarships. The initiative includes $50 million in scholarships that will be paid...
  • Focus on the classroom

    Virginia's public universities represent a tremendous resource for the commonwealth, providing both preparation for the next generation of professionals and the type of research infrastructure that helps generate economic growth. Yet, in order to remain...
  • Couple's gift to provide scholarships to LCCC students

    Couple's gift to provide scholarships to LCCC students
    Technical students entering Lehigh Carbon Community College will be getting help in the form of scholarships thanks to the generosity of an Allentown couple with ties to the business world. LCCC on Monday announced a $1.575 million endowment made...