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  • Peoples Gas president reflects on career

    Peoples Gas president reflects on career
    Of the more than 20 jobs Willard Evans Jr. has held at Peoples Gas over his 40-year career, the one that prepared him best to lead the company was overseeing the utility's computer system. "Can you imagine, you're sitting there and typing on your...
  • The possible fine print when college football players unionize

    The possible fine print when college football players unionize
    In the next few days, several hundred thousand high school seniors, along with their parents, will be figuring out how they might pay for college tuition, housing, meals, books, accompanying fees and the travel to-and-from. On Friday, scholarship...
  • Homing in on how we misapply labels to parents

    Homing in on how we misapply labels to parents
    I took a day off work recently to knock off 20 or so items from my to-do list. I knocked off two. I abandoned the list early, when it became clear I'd be spending most of the day driving places I didn't know I needed to be, in traffic I didn't account...
  • Apodaca: Young moviemakers showcased at Newport festival

    Every year around this time the Newport Beach Film Festival brings together open-minded audiences eager for interesting new material with aspiring filmmakers who want their labors of love to be seen and appreciated. Out of the entire weeklong festival,...
  • California students feel UC admission squeeze

    California students feel UC admission squeeze
    California high school seniors faced a tougher time winning a freshman spot at most of the UC campuses for the fall, with their chances at UCLA and UC Berkeley now fewer than one in five, according to a report released Friday. Six of UC's nine...
  • Ate9's Danielle Agami doesn't need a mirror to know what she's doing

    Ate9's Danielle Agami doesn't need a mirror to know what she's doing
    Dancer-choreographer Danielle Agami, artistic director of Ate9 Dance Company, dislikes voice mail, cameras and mirrors. Indeed, for someone whose career is so body-centric, the mirror has been noticeably absent in her dance practice for more than a...
  • Teachers, seniority and students

    Re "All schools should have good teachers," Editorial, April 14 In response to your editorial on the effects that seniority layoff rules might have on Los Angeles Unified School District campuses with high numbers of new teachers, I would like to cite...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Free Pediatric Eye Screening

    EH Community Lions will be performing eye screening of pre-school children, ages two through 5 at their respective pre-schools and children in Kindergarten and 1st grade the week of May 5. Children not enrolled in these programs may be tested at the Early...
  • Santa Monica High teacher placed on leave after tussle is reinstated

    Santa Monica school district officials will reinstate a teacher who was placed on paid administrative leave after video clips showed him locked in a tussle with a student in a classroom. Mark Black, who was put on leave April 4, will return to his...
  • Register for school in Dist. 25, get a library card

    Register for school in Dist. 25, get a library card
    A new partnership between Arlington Heights District 25 and the Arlington Heights Memorial Library will provide students with a unique opportunity to sign up for a library card during school registration in May. District 25 Superintendent Sarah Jerome...
  • 3 governors urge Senate to OK tuition bill

    3 governors urge Senate to OK tuition bill
    TALLAHASSEE — A trio of Florida governors joined forces on Friday to demand the state Senate pass a blocked bill that would offer in-state tuition to undocumented students whose parents immigrated illegally. Republican Govs. Rick Scott, Jeb Bush...