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City officials are split over a proposed  concert featuring Jay-Z (pictured) and over two dozen other artists at Grand Park in downtown L.A. (Photo credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Garcetti, Jay Z To Announce Plans For ‘Made In America’ Music Festival

The rapper is scheduled to announce plans to launch “Made In America” in Grand Park on Wednesday alongside Mayor Eric Garcetti, County Supervisor Gloria Molina and executives from event sponsor Budweiser.

04/15/2014

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Shoppers Hunt For Valentine’s Day Deals In LA’s Flower District

Vendors in downtown Los Angeles were hoping for a last-minute surge in floral sales this Valentine’s Day.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/14/2014

The Orpheum Theatre in the Historic Core of downtown Los Angeles is among several buildings due for a makeover under Huizar's plan.  (Photo credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Entertainment)

‘Bringing Back Broadway’ Plan Aimed At ‘Stringent’ Downtown LA Building Code

City officials and local real estate experts unveiled a plan Thursday to revitalize historic buildings in downtown Los Angeles.

12/12/2013

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Atheist Group Asks Bellflower School Officials To Halt Prayer At Meetings

Officials with the Bellflower Unified School District have been asked to stop praying before school board meetings.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/04/2013

At least three plots of artificial turf have been placed throughout the Historic Core of downtown L.A. (Photo courtesy Historic Downtown Business Improvement District)

Downtown LA Offers Artificial Turf Plots For Doggy Business

It’s now a little easier for dogs to do their thing in downtown Los Angeles.

12/02/2013

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Pasadena School Officials To Visit Homes Of Chronically Absent Students

Students in Pasadena who have yet to attend school since classes started last month may be getting a visit from district officials Wednesday.

09/18/2013

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Judge OKs Lawsuit Over Alleged Voting Discrimination In Anaheim

An Orange County Superior Court judge will allow a lawsuit claiming the elections process in the city of Anaheim leads to under-representation of Latinos on the City Council.

07/30/2013

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iPads, Copper Wiring Stolen In San Bernardino School Burglaries

Authorities were searching for suspects Monday in a recent rash of burglaries at several San Bernardino schools.

07/29/2013

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Arcadia School District Settles Transgender Student Complaint

Arcadia school officials have agreed to a settlement in a case of alleged discrimination against a transgender student based on the student’s sex, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.

07/24/2013

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Attorneys Call For LAUSD To ID Teachers ‘Credibly Accused’ Of Abuse

A coalition of attorneys says the LAUSD has yet to publicly address the exact number, and identities of, teachers and administrators who have been “credibly accused of abusing children” within the school district.

06/26/2013

A new effort is underway to reframe the cultural resources in Westwood Village as  key to the neighborhood's rebirth as an arts-and-culture district. (courtesy UCLA CityLAB)

Westwood Village Eyes Comeback As Arts, Culture Destination

After languishing for nearly two decades, the once-vibrant Westwood Village is desperate to make a comeback.

06/18/2013

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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Pasadena Declares Temporary Water Shortage Emergency

Residents and businesses in Pasadena and other foothill communities were being asked on Wednesday to reduce their water consumption while a major water pipeline is taken out of service.

02/20/2013

LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy is among the defendants named in a new lawsuit against the district. (Photo credit: Krista Kennell/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Alleges LAUSD Officials Shielded Teachers Accused Of Abuse

Attorneys representing nearly three dozen children and parents in the Miramonte Elementary child abuse case announced the filing of a new lawsuit Tuesday.

01/29/2013

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KNX Campaign 2012: LA DA Race

The race for the next District Attorney of Los Angeles County could end up making history.

11/01/2012

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