The congressional race between Howard Berman and Brad Sherman for a newly-created 30th District seat has gotten increasingly competitive – and physical.
A 7-year-old autistic boy was back home with his mother on Friday after being taken to Mexico City by his father in a custody battle.
Regulators found 343 pieces of toxic jewelry with lead and cadmium concentrations — some as high as 1,000 times than levels deemed safe for consumers.
A vote on Thursday to approve the Los Angeles Unified School District budget for next year faces stiff opposition from the district’s own superintendent.
Lawmakers have approved SB1530 that would allow school boards to directly dismiss teachers instead of deferring to a disciplinary commission.
A statewide ban on the executions of California inmates by lethal injection faced its strongest challenge yet on Thursday.
School board officials believe that unless lowered standards are implemented, there could be a flood of dropouts in as little as 4 years.
Three years ago, the nation’s second largest school district made a stunning admission — it was failing thousands of kids and invited charter organizations to take over low-performing and brand-new schools.
Here is a list of public school districts scheduled for re-opening Monday, Dec. 5:
The city’s top education official kicked off the new school year by saying improved testing results should be enough to silence those critical of the district.
A few years ago, the Los Angeles Times called the Broadway Theater district downtown one of the city’s most hidden yet sparkling gems.
Did you know that downtown Los Angeles is home to the largest theater district west of the Mississippi?
A struggling Southland school district announced a plan on Friday to put hundreds of teachers back to work with a little help from the state.
If passed, the vote would immediately rescind layoff notices sent to some 3,400 teachers, nurses, librarians and counselors.
Two officials accused of creating a database of parents and other school board critics have been cleared of all charges.