CSU Eyes New Fees To Push Students To Graduate On Time California State University officials are set to unveil incentives for college students to graduate on time even as budget cuts in Sacramento have cut classes and admissions at campuses statewide.
'More Cuts' Or Tax Hike? LA City Council Mulls OptionsThe Los Angeles City Council will consider several tax measures Wednesday, including a motion to ask voters to raise the city's sales tax by one-half percent.
LAUSD Superintendent: Shorter School Year Due To Budget CrisisThe superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District said Monday that the school year will likely end in April if the state and federal budget crisis isn’t resolved.
LAUSD Seeks Arts Revival Ahead Of More Budget CutsThe district faces a "substantially shorter school year" along with cuts to transportation, magnet schools, and honors classes if voters reject proposed tax hikes next month.
'No One Left To Lay Off': LAUSD 'Doomsday' Scenario Looms LAUSD officials Wednesday warned of more layoffs and a shortened school year if voters reject proposed tax increases on Election Day.
Funding Cuts Force Santa Monica College To Drop Winter Classes The campus of Santa Monica College will be a little be colder and darker this year.
CSU Downplays Report On Policy To Accept Out-Of-State StudentsOfficials denied a report alleging the system would allow out-of-state students — and their higher tuitions — to bypass a statewide enrollment freeze.
Overtime Costs Thaw Hiring Freeze At LAFDThousands of applicants are expected to compete for hundreds of positions at the Los Angeles Fire Department after a three-year hiring freeze.
Budget Cuts Worry SoCal Fire Officials Officials are warning drought conditions combined with dry vegetation may be setting Southern California up for a fierce fire season.
LA County Court Worker Found Dead As Layoffs, Budget Cuts AnnouncedPink slips are being handed out to over 150 employees even as hundreds more may lose a huge chunk of their paycheck.
Report: Human, Computer Errors Plague Data On LAFD Response TimesThe Los Angeles Fire Department is facing renewed scrutiny over its emergency response times after a report found errors in the computer software used to compile the data.
Funding Cuts For Arts, Class Sizes Under Fire At PTA Convention A convention bringing together parents and educators from across the state kicked off in Anaheim on Wednesday.
Abandoned Two-Tier Tuition Plan At Santa Monica College Deemed Illegal The attorney general's office said requiring students to pay the full cost of classes is not allowed under the California Education Code.
Union Chief: Tap $200M Reserve Fund To Cut Emergency Response TimesThe president of the firefighters union says commissioners now support tapping the reserve fund to bring back ambulances, engines, and the staff to operate them.
Layoffs Threat Leaves LA Workers Questioning Past ConcessionsA $220 million shortfall behind the mayor's threat has left already-squeezed municipal workers incensed.