A Look Into L.A. Unified: Millikan Middle School

Millikan Middle School

Public schools in Los Angeles are collapsing right before taxpayers’ eyes. Just how bad can they really be? 



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A Look Into L.A. Unified: Arlington Heights Elementary

Arlington Heights Elementary

Public schools in Los Angeles are collapsing right before taxpayers’ eyes. Just how bad can they really be? 



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Coalition To Save Cahuenga Peak Gets Extension

If the campaign can raise $1 million in the next 16 days, the Tiffany & Co. and Hollywood resident Aileen Getty will donate the remaining $500,000 to close the gap.

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Exhibit Ties Public Health With Public Diplomacy

SLIDESHOW: Explore a virtual exhibit of photography on display tonight at the USC Tyler Prize Pavillion.

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Democrats Pushing For Health Care Vote Soon

An abortion amendment and other contentious issues will have to be resolved before Obama leaves for Asia and Australia next week.

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Making Children Count in 2010 Census

Latinos will officially become the second largest group during this years census but billions of dollars can be lost when children go uncounted.

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Educational Forum Sparsely Attended By All

Panel discussion covered the future of charter schools and teacher accountability in California.

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Non-Pasteurized Cheese Regulation Sparks Controversy

Quesillo cheese is a staple of Oaxacan cuisine, but its non-pasteurized nature has caught the attention of food regulators.

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Students Entice Boeing With Sweets to Clean Up Waste

Oak Park high school students attempted to donate almost $100 to the Boeing Corporation to help the company clean up leftover nuclear waste near Canoga Park.

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Voters Weigh In On LAUSD Reform Plans

The Public School Choice Motion plan includes 12 low performing schools and 18 new schools.

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Mayor Seeks Partnership With South L.A. Schools

Mayor Villariagosa lead a community forum last week to discuss his plan to provide increased funding and guidance to low-performing South L.A. schools.

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Maine: A State Divided

I was ashamed of my home state of Maine when its residents voted to ban gay marriage. Then I remembered: There is no Maine.

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Olivia Cater: A Big Kid

Olivia Cater loved having company flood her home and loved laughing. She loved holidays, including Halloween when she would climb on chairs to hang spider webs and fill the house with pumpkins.

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Karen Wright: Nowhere To Go

Bipolar and homeless, Karen Wright did not have custody of her son, but managed to call him every day. Her life abruptly ended last August, when she contracted swine flu. Her family is unsure who will pay Karen's $225,000 hospital bill; she was uninsured.

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Your Death Will Not Be A Typo

Coroner's Office Chief Investigator Craig Harvey on death, life and the most gruesome thing he's ever seen.

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Substitute Teachers Picket to Regain Seniority

Substitute teachers chanted "Cortines and Duffy cut a dirty deal, substitutes' lives ruined for real."



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Mourners Gather To Remember Firefighters Killed In Action

Two firefighters killed fighting the Station fire were mourned Saturday at Dodger Stadium.

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Disney, Diners, and Dives: Los Feliz

Discovering the joys of L.A.'s first Tinseltown.

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La Cañada Evacuees Worry About Fire Insurance Coverage

La Cañada Flintridge fire doubled in size Sunday night, destroying 53 buildings.

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