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  • Waste throws wrench into Los Angeles community colleges' massive project

    Waste throws wrench into Los Angeles community colleges' massive project
    The effects of decades of neglect were all too visible at the nine far-flung campuses. Roofs leaked. Furniture was decrepit. Seismic protections were outdated. In 2001, leaders of the Los Angeles Community College District decided to take action. With...
  • City, regional services brace for storm

    Bracing for an approaching blizzard “of historic proportions,” city officials this afternoon urged residents to stock up on supplies and to stay informed on the weather forecasts while assuring the public that duties like fire response and...
  • 6 sites to help you find foreclosures

    6 sites to help you find foreclosures
    Bankrate.com recently released a list of the top 10 states for foreclosure based on June numbers. Many on the list aren't a surprise, but a few — such as Idaho — are. Other states on the list were Nevada, Arizona, California, Utah, Michigan,...
  • Contractors make generous donors

    Community college has helped Art and Michelle Gastelum get ahead. Way ahead. The father and daughter own two of the companies that have profited from close relationships with the trustees of the Los Angeles Community College District, connections built...
  • Times community college investigation unearths shameful waste

    Times community college investigation unearths shameful waste
    "It's just sad." That's what East Los Angeles College student George Escobar had to say as we looked in the direction of a new clock tower that was built crooked and had to be fixed at an additional cost of $157,000. Sad, outrageous, scandalous,...
  • Former community college construction chief to get $211,000 salary for a year, plus other benefits

    Former community college construction chief to get $211,000 salary for a year, plus other benefits
    Larry Eisenberg, removed recently as head of the Los Angeles Community College District's troubled campus construction program, will collect his $211,000 salary for a year, along with a transportation allowance and other benefits, district records show....
  • Rabbi tells of King's courage under fire

    Rabbi tells of King's courage under fire
    Rabbi Israel S. Dresner was gripped with fear when an angry mob surrounded the house where he'd gone to meet the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. It was 1962, and Dresner was with King in Albany, Ga., to organize and demonstrate against civil rights abuses...
  • Jonah Goldberg: Taken in by 'Gay Girl'

    Jonah Goldberg: Taken in by 'Gay Girl'
    I'd barely followed "A Gay Girl In Damascus" until last week, when Daily Beast columnist Peter Beinart posted something to Twitter: "This is really important — this woman is a hero," with a link to a story about Amina Abdallah Arraf, a Syrian...
  • Int'l Space Sta. due over Baltimore Tues. night

     
    Space Cadets! It would be hard to find a better opportunity to watch the International Space Station fly over Baltimore than the one we're expecting Tuesday evening.The Heavens-Above web site shows the flight track carrying the giant tinker toy from Lake....
  • Amelia Island gets in spirit for Florida-Georgia game

     
    The annual clash Florida-Georgia game is known far and wide as the “World Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party.”  This year, one lucky fan can make that party into an all-nighter. Gator fans and Bulldog fans alike are invited to enter to win a...
  • Obama's back-to-school speech 2.0: It's not about smarts but hard work

     
    In address carried into thousands of schools, the Democrat tells about a time in high school when he let his grades slip....