City, LA Unified join forces for one-stop family needs centers*
Once upon a time people turned to local parishes in times of need, whether they needed help for aid for family counseling, putting food on the table or finding safe shelter. Now, labor and city leaders in Los Angeles want that hub of help to be your local school. SEIU Local 99, the school workers...
By Vanessa Romo | April 25, 2014
City Council to take up election for LaMotte’s LAUSD seat tomorrow
With unusual dispatch, the Los Angeles City Council will address the issue of a special election tomorrow to fill the vacant seat at the Los Angeles Unified school board left by the death of Marguerite LaMotte. The City Council must approve the action taken by the LA Unified school board earlier this week, after spirited...
By Vanessa Romo | January 9, 2014
Morning Read: Healthy Food, Ballot Fights
Board Member Nury Martinez Wants Schools to Serve Healthier Food Los Angeles Unified board member Nury Martinez has introduced a resolution promoting the school district’s efforts to ensure that its 700,000 students have access to healthful food that is locally grown with sound environmental practices. Daily News Charles Munger Drops Another $13 Million Into Ballot...
By Hillel Aron | October 26, 2012