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Gloria Romero

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  • Walter Moore: L.A. mayoral candidate

    Since Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa called for expanding the Police Department by at least 1,000 officers, 694 have joined the force. Considering that crime continues to decline in Los Angeles, should the hiring go forward even in the face of dramatic budget...
  • Prop. 16 benefits utility

    Vote "No" on Proposition 16 — "The PG&E Monopoly Act." This self-serving proposition is a perfect example of a company buying an election for themselves. They are spending about $35 million to buy deceptive, essentially nonstop TV ads. The fliers...
  • Teachers unions' clout in question

    Teachers unions' clout in question
    Teachers unions have a well-deserved reputation for exercising political clout. With a nearly unparalleled ability to raise cash and organize their ranks, they have elected school boards, influenced legislation and helped set the public school agenda in...
  • Legislators back Polanski extradition, saying 'no one is above the law'

     
    Fifteen California lawmakers have written a letter in support of the extradition of Roman Polanski to Los Angeles, saying the effort makes an important statement about the seriousness of domestic violence. State Sen. Gloria Romero (D-Los Angeles) and...
  • In today's pages: A new police chief, new school rules and neocons

     
    The Times editorial board and columnist Tim Rutten both throw their support behind Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's choice of Charlie Beck to lead the Los Angeles Police Department. The board likes Beck's credentials as a reformer, but notes the work still to...
  • State Senate passes education measure with eye on federal grants

     
    Despite opposition from powerful teachers unions, the state Senate today approved a measure to make California more competitive for billions of dollars in federal education grants. The measure, which now goes to the Assembly, would allow students at poor-...
  • Legislation would give parents new power to trigger change at a school

     
    The Republican governor and a top Democratic lawmaker have united behind legislation that would give parents the authority to trigger major reform at a persistently low-performing school. This right-of-parent petition is included in a latest version of...
  • Bills are signed that could bring grants, school reform

     
    California’s governor signed legislation this afternoon that will improve the state’s eligibility for $700 million in federal education grants and also set the course for future school-improvement efforts. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed two bills...
  • Ranking L.A.: City named not so wasteful, yet male-friendly [Updated]

     
    Los Angeles ranks high on two recently published lists: A Nalgene-sponsored survey naming it America's eighth least wasteful city and an AskMen.com list naming it the 12th of 29 top cities for men to live in. Good Magazine reports on......
  • More graduation speakers boycott UC ceremonies

     
    A labor union's call for graduation speakers to withdraw from the ceremonies at UC campuses is gaining traction. Among several others canceling their speeches, state Sen. Gloria Romero (D-Los Angeles) is dropping out of a commitment to address a...
  • Arts education loses again in Sacramento; bill favoring career training advances in Senate

     
    Well, at least they finally got on the scoreboard. After being shut out in three votes in the state Assembly, arts advocates at last got a legislator to side with them about keeping an already thin arts-education requirement from being......