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UTLA President Alex Caputo-Pearl (left) lead teachers at a rally at North Hollywood High ahead of contract talks with the LAUSD. (Photo courtesy Twitter/UTLA)

LA School Board Meets Amid Calls For Smaller Class Sizes, MISIS Audit

Officials were set to meet Tuesday as teachers say they want smaller class sizes and parents want a civil grand jury investigation into the troubled roll-out of the district’s computerized student-information system.

10/21/2014

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KNX 1070 Report: Calif. Officials To Talk Mandatory Water Rationing

Regulators are expected to consider statewide mandatory water conservation measures as the worst drought in recent memory grows more severe, according to a KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO report.

07/03/2014

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LA Religious Leaders Call On Mayor To Reject Proposed Metro Fare Hikes

A Southland coalition of multi-ethnic religious leaders Monday called on city officials to reject proposed fare increases over claims the move would harm the region’s poorest residents.

05/19/2014

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Newport Beach Doctor Under Investigation For Prescription Drug Overdoses

An Orange County doctor was under investigation Wednesday in the deaths of two patients who died of prescription drug overdoses.

04/16/2014

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LAUSD School Board Approves Students’ Pleas To Have Peer Rep. After Protests

Citing a section in the California State Education Code from 1976, which calls for at least one non-voting pupil member, school board members voted Tuesday to approve the inclusion of a student.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/08/2014

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Marina Water Quality Plan Calls For Boat Owners To Replace Copper Paint

Water quality regulators were set to consider a plan Thursday to reduce pollution in Marina del Rey Harbor.

02/06/2014

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Rift Emerges In Fight For Vacant LA School Board Seat

Residents and elected officials advocated different approaches Tuesday in filling a vacancy on the Los Angeles Board of Education created by the sudden death of longtime trustee Marguerite LaMotte.

12/17/2013

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LAUSD Mulls Slowdown On iPad Rollout Following Missteps

The Los Angeles Unified School District considered changes to its problematic iPad initiative Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/05/2013

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Supes Delay Vote On Oversight Panel For Sheriff’s Department

A Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors vote on the creation of a permanent civilian oversight commission for the sheriff’s department was postponed Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/17/2013

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UC Board Confirms Napolitano As New President

Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano was approved Thursday as next University of California president.

07/18/2013

Metrolink To Institute 5 Percent Fare Increase July 1

Metrolink will institute a system-wide 5 percent fare increase on July 1.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/25/2013

Saugus Union School Board Member Stephen Winkler was elected to his seat in 2011 and said he has no plans to resign over allegations of controversial online comments attributed to him.

Saugus School Board Official Denies Making Pro-Nazi Comments

A Santa Clarita-area school board member was under investigation Tuesday after he allegedly espoused pro-Nazi and other controversial views online.

06/11/2013

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LAUSD Debating New School Funding Options

Los Angeles Unifed School District board members were meeting Tuesday to consider two proposals for upcoming education funding.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/04/2013

Monica Ratliff is a 12-year teaching veteran who won her seat on the LAUSD Board against the heavily-favored Antonio Sanchez. (courtesy MonicaRatliff2013.com)

LA Teacher Looks To Revive Vocational Training In Schools

A Los Angeles elementary school teacher who scored a surprise upset win on Election Night says she’s ready to make an impact for students.

05/31/2013

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LA County Backs Off Proposed Fee To Clean Up Water Pollution

A typical homeowner would pay about $4.50 per month, but the actual amount paid would be determined by the amount of runoff their parcel generates.

03/12/2013

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