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Ferguson teachers use day off as opportunity for a...08/20/14
While school has been canceled for the week in Ferguson as civil unrest continues, teachers are helping to clean up the streets.
Troubled Inglewood Unified gets warning about deficit, enrollment drop
Inglewood Unified is the only Southern California school district under state takeover. And only the ninth in California to be taken over by the state.
'The Ballad of George Zimmerman': A short play about the Trayvon Martin...
Playwright Dan O'Brien and composer Quetzal Flores collaborated on a 10-minute drama with music titled "The Ballad of George Zimmerman."
'Turtle Power' doc traces 30 years of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Randall Lobb, who by day is a high school English teacher, is the filmmaker behind "Turtle Power: The Definitive History of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles."
Participation still low in blood testing program for Exide neighbors
Nearly five months into the six-month program to test thousands of Exide neighbors for lead contamination, only 160 people have been tested.
Chief Beck blames budget for broken surveillance cameras at LAPD...
Police Chief Charlie Beck did not offer a cost estimate for the fixes. But one commissioner said the problems go beyond money, like missing footage of incidents.
Study: Orange County has shortfall of 118,895 affordable homes
When it comes to affordable housing, Orange County isn't as bad as Los Angeles county, but it's still pretty bad.
Lawsuit filed over identity of desert water customers
Until this year, the Coachella Valley Water District and the Desert Water Agency listed customer names and groundwater usage. Now they've stopped.
Proposed New York tax incentive to benefit women, minority screenwriters
TV production in NY has been thriving lately, but the boom hasn't done much to benefit local writers. Now a team of NY-based writers is calling for a new tax incentive for hiring local scribes.
Fresno considers ending health services for the undocumented
Fresno county says it can no longer afford to pay them. The issue will likely be put to a vote today among county supervisors.
Judge orders new segregation policies for mentally ill inmates
There's been a rash of attempted suicides, and some successful ones, in the California prison system so isolation is now being criticized and reconsidered.
New LAUSD disciplinary policy to focus on counseling, not...
Campus police will no longer issue citations for campus fights, vandalism, and most other minor offenses. Instead, student who are caught will be referred to counseling and other services.
California business groups warn of impending "hidden gas tax"
Californians are seeing and hearing a blitz of advertisements warning of a looming "hidden gas tax."
South Pasadena shooting plot: New details on arrests; students, parents...
Police said Tuesday that two students, one 17 and one 16, “confirmed very cold-heartedly in the investigation” that they were planning a shooting at the school.
Tuesday Reviewsday: Bárbara Padilla, Chayanne, Ethan Johns and Chłopcy...
Tired of feeling left behind when it comes to discovering new music? Tune in every week for our regular music segment Tuesday Reviewsday.
Michael Brown: Fresh clashes in Ferguson as National Guard arrives; 31...
Thirty-one people were arrested overnight in violence between protesters and police. The unrest has continued since the Aug. 9 shooting of teen Michael Brown.
This theory about why Rome collapsed will surprise you!
USC scientists uncover the secret of 'electric bacteria'
These novel organisms can send a charge to objects around them, creating the possibility of one day using bacteria to power batteries.
1 year after Calif. Rim Fire, debate simmers over forest recovery
This third largest wildfire in California's history struck the area near Yosemite National Park. Since then, controversy has broken out over whether to log the trees and replant seedlings.
On The Lot: 'Expendables' are expendable, Lassie finds her way home and...
In "On The Lot" Rebecca Keegan joins Alex Cohen to talk about the latest in Hollywood news.
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