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'God's Musician': Keith Williams Jr. is a Dodger Stadium Must-Hear  Baseball Essential

“The singer for the national anthem didn't show up!” The administrator at the University of Southern California had a hint of panic in his voice. They were minutes ...



GEICO's Original Caveman Has Evolved And Middle Age Is Looking So Easy, He Says Even He Can Do It  Forbes

You might say Lehr has come a long way since playing the role that made him a wildly famous guy that no one knew. You might even say he's evolved.



LA's Locke High is improving — but is it still 'failing'?  KPCC

In 1967, two years shy of her high school graduation, LaVern Antoine moved to the new school opening up in her neighborhood: Alain LeRoy Locke High ...



Locke High: The Inner City Music Program that Wowed the Nation  KCET

Fifty years ago this month, Alain Leroy Locke Senior High School became the first new high school built in the central city in a half a century. Its...



Arrest Made in 'Specific Violent Threat' Against San Marino High School Student  NBC Southern California

One person was arrested and classes were initially canceled Monday at San Marino High School after an alleged threat was made against a student and ...



School Is Turned Around, but Cost Gives Pause  New York Times

Locke High School in Los Angeles has seen significant progress since it was taken over by a charter school group in 2008, but the gains have come at a ...



Gas Prices Are Unusually High in LA. Here's Why  NBC Southern California

One day after it jumped by 3.6 cents, the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose another 3.1 cents Thursday to reach ...



Crime Amongst LA's Homeless Population Rises Again  NBC Southern California

The number of crimes reported to Los Angeles police that describe a homeless person as a suspect rose again in January, following a large statistical increase ...



Deputy Injured Trying to Break Up High School Fight  NBC Southern California

A sheriff's deputy suffered minor injuries while trying to break up a melee that erupted outside of San Jacinto High School and his alleged attacker was arrested, ...



Daphne Bradford Runs for President  Lasentinel

Southern Los Angeles community organizer Daphne Bradford is an official presidential candidate for 2020. Bradford grew up throughout South Los Angeles.



LA County Expands Access to Health Care for Undocumented Immigrants  NBC Southern California

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to expand access to healthcare for residents who do not qualify under the Affordable Care Act, ...



Paramedics Respond to Boyle Heights Grade School After Students Eat Pot Edibles: LAFD  KTLA Los Angeles

Paramedics were called to a grade school in Boyle Heights after several students there consumed marijuana edibles on Tuesday, officials said. Authorities were ...



Seen and Heard: Thousands of Pro-Charter School Parents Turn Out to Rally Ahead of Controversial Moratorium Vote at L.A. Board Meeting  The 74

Updated Thousands of parents and supporters turned out to show their support for charter schools ahead of Tuesday's Los Angeles Unified School board ...



School in Granada Hills investigating potentially threatening statement by student  LA Daily News

GRANADA HILLS — The principal of a Catholic school in Granada Hills sent a letter to parents Monday informing them of an investigation into a potentially ...



New numbers show low-income alumni of KIPP schools are graduating college at 3-4 times the national average; alumni of Alliance, Aspire & Green Dot schools also above average  LA School Report

A *fresh* look at the college success records at KIPP and other major charter networks serving low-income students shows alumni earning bachelor's degrees at ...



High School in Highland Park Resumes Operations Following Bomb Threat: Police  KTLA Los Angeles

A Highland Park high school has resumed operations after a bomb threat prompted a lockdown on Monday, officials said. An unidentified caller alerted Los ...



Locke High School joins list of South LA schools with on-campus health centers  89.3 KPCC

The Watts Healthcare Corporation opened its second school-based clinic in three weeks on Thursday morning at Locke High School in South Los Angeles.



'Heroes Assemble' for Disneyland After Dark  NBC Southern California

Two nights plus tons of blockbuster-worthy haps? Find 'em at Disney California Adventure.



Crusty Peeps, Go Claremont for a Filling Pie Fest  NBC Southern California

Have you been prompted, in recent months, to dig through your cupboards, all with an eye on vamoosing the stuff you positively don't need and almost never, ...



From the Archives: Previous Hollywood Christmas Parades  Los Angeles Times

Nov. 23, 1949: The final float in Hollywood's Santa Claus Lane Parade brought old Santa himself, riding a sleigh through a man-made snowstorm and ...



Green Dot to reorganize Locke High School  Los Angeles Times

In a move to address slumping academic performance of incoming ninth-grade students, charter school operator Green Dot Public School is proposing to ...



What to Know About Puppy Mills - NBC Southern California  NBC Southern California

Adopting a furry friend can be an exciting time for a family or someone looking to add a companion to their home. What many people do not know is the source of ...



Over $61,000 Donated to Maywood Teacher Arrested After Video Showed Him Punching Student  KTLA Los Angeles

Online donations are streaming in for a Maywood high school music teacher who was arrested after a video went viral showing him punching a 14-year-old ...



Michael Douglas Joins His Legendary Father on the Hollywood Walk of Fame  NBC Southern California

A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled Tuesday honoring Oscar-winning actor and producer Michael Douglas in connection with his 50th year in ...



Red Sox Fan Recovering After Assault by Dodgers Fans  NBC Southern California

A Red Sox fan is recovering after he was attacked by Dodgers fans in Los Angeles following Game 5 of the World Series.



Fisher-Price Recalls Sleepers After More Than 30 Babies Died  NBC Southern California

Fisher-Price is recalling nearly 5 million infant sleepers after more than 30 babies rolled over in them and died since the product was introduced in 2009.



San Francisco Turns to Tech for New Tools to Fight Dirty Streets  NBC Southern California

San Francisco is turning to a startup's little black box to solve the problem of overflowing trash cans — a piece of the complicated puzzle that is city's notoriously ...



6 Injured After 2 SUVs Crash into SoCal Goodwill Store  NBC Southern California

Authorities say two sport utility vehicles have plowed into a Goodwill store in Southern California, injuring six people.



Man Sentenced After Threatening to Kill Maxine Waters  NBC Southern California

A 45-year-old San Pedro man was sentenced Monday to three years of probation for threatening to kill Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Los Angeles.



Puerto Rico Mayor, Trump Critic Announces Run for Governor  NBC Southern California

The mayor of Puerto Rico's capital announced Friday that she is running for governor of the U.S. territory. San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz is a polarizing ...



Threatening note found in Cleveland Charter High School bathroom, L.A. School Police step up patrols  LA Daily News

A note left in a bathroom at a high school in Reseda on Friday threatening a shooting on campus the next week prompted a police investigation and extra patrols ...



Police Investigate Phoned-In Bomb Threats at Schools in Fullerton, Glendale  KTLA Los Angeles

Police searched a high school in Fullerton and two Glendale elementary schools on Monday afternoon after receiving reports of telephoned bomb threats ...



A New Just Turkey LA Restaurant Just Opened in Los Angeles  Eurweb.com

*A new restaurant called “Just Turkey LA” was recently launched in Los Angeles. Yes, it's a restaurant featuring turkey served all kinds of ways. Read on for the ...



Transparency and accountability: Measuring school effectiveness through growth  LA School Report

By Dr. Cristina de Jesus America's inequality crisis is getting worse, with the gap in opportunities based too often on parents' income levels, ZIP code or ethnicity.



Possible threat closes Tarzana private school  LA Daily News

TARZANA — The Woodcrest School in Tarzana will be closed Friday because of a possible threat against the campus. A posting on the school's Facebook page ...



Dodgers Will Honor Don Newcombe, Steve Garvey, and Fernando Valenzuela in 2019 Ceremony  NBC Southern California

The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced that Don Newcombe, Steve Garvey and Fernando Valenzuela will make up the inaugural class of the Legends of ...



Chris Taylor Hits 1st Career Walk-off Homer as Dodgers Stay in 1st Place in NL West  NBC Southern California

It's been a season of struggles for Chris Taylor. The Dodgers breakout star in 2017 has failed to live up to last season's success this season. After a .288 average ...



Graffiti Threatening Shooting Outside La Puente School Prompts Increased Patrols  KTLA Los Angeles

Graffiti scrawled on concrete outside Nogales High School in La Puente that threatens a school shooting next week has prompted an increased law enforcement ...



Why America's Top Charter Schools Are Looking Beyond the High School Diploma to Better Track and Support Alumni Through College Graduation  The 74

Last July, The 74 partnered with journalist Richard Whitmire in launching The Alumni — a special multimedia project that surveyed new efforts underway at ...



Hackers Charged With Making Shooting and Bomb Threats to LAX, Hundreds of Schools  KTLA Los Angeles

Two computer hackers were charged with sending false shooting and bomb threats to hundreds of schools and other institutions in the U.S. and Britain, federal ...



Pickup Nearly Disappears Into Sinkhole After Water Main Breaks in South L.A.  KTLA Los Angeles

A pickup truck nearly disappeared into a sinkhole that opened on a street in the Vermont Vista neighborhood of South Los Angeles Friday morning.



Teen Shot in Front of Locke High School in South LA  NBC Los Angeles

Locke High School in South Los Angeles was locked down Monday morning, after a shooting in front of the school, which is on east 111th Street.



Kayaker Killed in Collision With Boat Off Marina Del Rey  NBC Southern California

A woman in a kayak was struck and killed by a powerboat during the peak of the Labor Day holiday Monday in Marina del Rey.



Pregnant Woman Killed in El Monte Shooting, Police Suspect Husband Was Shooter  NBC Southern California

A 37-year-old pregnant woman was shot and killed in El Monte, and authorities searched Thursday for the woman's husband, who police believe is the killer.



'Is this a decision between politics or safety?' — LAUSD weighs changes to its daily weapons searches  LA School Report

In its quest to decide what to do about daily weapons searches, LA Unified is preparing an expansive survey for the entire school community for December to ...



Century City Mall Reopens After ‘Suspicious Package’ Deemed Safe, No Gunman Found  KTLA Los Angeles

The Westfield Century City shopping center has reopened following an evacuation triggered by a suspicious package later deemed safe and reports of a ...



Area Safe Near Sunset and Vine in Hollywood After Suspicious Package Investigation  KTLA Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Police Department bomb squad was called in to investigate a suspicious package reported at Sunset Boulevard and Vine Street – in a busy ...



Suspicious Device Found on Vehicle Near School in Inglewood Safely Detonated by Bomb Squad  KTLA Los Angeles

A bomb squad detonated a suspicious device Monday morning that had been attached to the trunk of a car left near a school in Inglewood. Police were flagged ...



Authorities Across U.S. Dismiss String of Bomb Threats After Reports in L.A., San Francisco, NYC and Other Cities  KTLA Los Angeles

A wave of bomb threats emailed Thursday to hundreds of schools, businesses and government buildings across the U.S. triggered searches, evacuations and ...



San Fernando High targeted by ‘non-credible’ threat, patrols increased  LA Daily News

SAN FERNANDO — Security was stepped up Friday as a precaution at San Fernando High School following what officials determined was a “non-credible” ...



L.A. School Turnaround Sets Sights on Reinventing the Library  EdSurge

Back in 2008, charter system Green Dot Public Schools reclaimed Alain Leroy Locke High School, a failing Los Angeles Unified school in the city of ...



Rams Seek First 2-0 Start Since 2001 Against Cardinals  NBC Southern California

The Los Angeles Rams will play host to the Arizona Cardinals in their 2018 home opener at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Sunday, seeking their first 2-0 ...



No Evidence of Credible Threat at Chatsworth School After Phone Call Prompts Lockdown  KTLA Los Angeles

Officials found no evidence of a credible threat after a telephonic threat to a Chatsworth charter school prompted a lockdown Tuesday. Police sweep the ...



Craig Bohl announces Wyoming Cowboys' early signing football class  Montana Sports

(UW Athletics release). LARAMIE, Wyo. – The 2019 early signing period was extremely productive for the Wyoming Cowboy Football program, with a recruiting ...



2 Aliso Viejo Schools Closed After ‘Apparent Suicide’ of 13-Year-Old Boy on Campus: OCSD  KTLA Los Angeles

Two Aliso Viejo schools were closed Tuesday after an apparent suicide of a 13-year-old boy whose body was found on a middle school campus, authorities said ...



Green Dot Public Schools: Not Just About Getting Students Into College, but Getting Them Into the Right Ones and Keeping Them There  The 74

This is one chapter in an ongoing multimedia series by Richard Whitmire called The Alumni, which focuses on the efforts being made by America's top charter ...



Lockdown Lifted at College of the Canyons’ Valencia Campus; Threat Cleared  KTLA Los Angeles

A lockdown was lifted at the College of the Canyons' Valencia campus Wednesday after officials determined there was no armed woman at the school. Students ...



Suspicious Package Reported at West L.A. Building That Houses Sen. Feinstein’s Office Is Not a Bomb: LAPD  KTLA Los Angeles

Investigators were responding to a suspicious package reported in West Los Angeles Thursday evening and police later said the package did not contain a ...



Community Works Together to Catch Suspected Thief  NBC Southern California

A community worked together to catch a thief and ended up uncovering other crimes.



Suspicious Package Investigation Prompts Evacuation of Union Station  KTLA Los Angeles

A suspicious package investigation promoted the evacuation of Union Station on Sunday night, officials said. About 10 p.m. a security guard at the transit hub ...



Three New Libraries May Be Coming to Riverside County  NBC Southern California

Riverside County supervisors Tuesday tentatively authorized a partnership with a developer for the construction of three new library branches.



Football Player From South L.A. Arrested for Social Media Threats at Fresno State  KTLA

A Fresno State football player has been identified as the student arrested in connection with a social media threat that detailed a plan to use a weapon to shoot ...



Tyrese Gibson surprises students at former high school in Watts  KABC-TV

Singer-actor Tyrese Gibson made a surprise visit at his old high school in Watts Thursday as an effort to encourage and inspire students to reach for their ...



South LA Man, 19, Killed While Walking Brother To School  CBS Local

SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A 19-year-old man was shot and killed Monday while he was walking his younger brother to school in South Los ...



Lockdown at Locke High after brawl  Los Angeles Times

A lunchtime fight that drew in 600 kids sent police to Locke High School in South L.A., Howard Blume and Jessica Garrison report. "The kids were crazy, running ...



Black vs. Brown at LA School  TIME

A high school digs out after a schoolyard brawl involving hundreds of students. Is it a symptom of wider race problems in the city's schools?



Green Dot Charter Schools founder Steve Barr weighs 2017 challenge to Garcetti  Los Angeles Times

The founder of a prominent chain of Los Angeles charter schools said Wednesday he is considering running for mayor in 2017, the second person in as many ...



Fashion District Bust Nets $700,000 in Feces-Laced Cosmetics  NBC Southern California

Authorities seized $700,000 worth of counterfeit cosmetics that tested positive for bacteria and human feces during a raid Thursday in Fashion District of Los ...



It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's... Baby Trump?  NBC Southern California

The Baby Trump balloon floated in the sky in downtown Los Angeles Friday in advance of Politicon. The balloon began inflating at 6 a.m. and floated in the air at ...



'Iron Man' Suit Disappears from LA Movie Prop Facility  NBC Southern California

Police are investigating the disappearance of an expensive "Iron Man" suit from a Los Angeles movie prop storage facility.



Walk This Way! The Los Angeles Dodgers 2018 Walk Up Songs  NBC Southern California

The official and complete list of the 2018 Los Angeles Dodgers walk up songs.



Sandy Hook School Gets Bomb Threat on Anniversary of Shooting That Killed 20 1st-Graders, 6 Educators  KTLA Los Angeles

Sandy Hook Elementary School students have been sent home for the day after a bomb threat forced an evacuation on the sixth anniversary of the massacre ...



Los Angeles Team Mentoring Program Aims to Inspire Youth  NBC Southern California

Thirteen-year-old Jorge Castillo is one of 1300 students taking part in a unique program called Los Angeles Team Mentoring. It's a program meant to provoke ...



James B. Taylor dies at 89; math teacher was one of L.A. Unified's first black principals  Los Angeles Times

James B. Taylor, one of the Los Angeles Unified School District's first black principals -- and a deputy superintendent during an era of integration.



UTEP Football: 2018 ATH Ray Walters commits to UTEP  Miner Rush

UTEP ended a strong recruiting weekend with one more commit late Sunday night as Ray Walters announced his verbal commitment to UTEP's class of 2018.



Griffith Observatory Declared Safe After Area Evacuated Due to Report of Suspicious Item: LAPD  KTLA Los Angeles

A report of a suspicious item prompted officials to evacuate the Griffith Observatory on Saturday afternoon before the area was determined to be safe, according ...



Where will the Do Good Bus take you?  culvercitynews

Looking for something to do that is low cost, where you can meet new people, have fun and feel good about yourself at the same time? How does a day of ...



25 years after LA Riots, community march will mark the past and look to the future  The Mercury News

The Rev. K.W. Tulloss was a 9th grader at Locke High School in South Los Angeles in April 1992 when a jury, with no black members, acquitted four white police ...



Here's How Much You Need to Earn to Afford Rent in California  NBC Southern California

It is a known fact that California is one of the most expensive states to live in, and according to a new report, it takes three full-time minimum wage jobs to afford a ...



Gay Men’s Chorus Concert at Alex Theatre in Glendale Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat  KTLA

A bomb threat prompted an evacuation during a Saturday afternoon performance by the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, the ...



Puppy Rescued After Getting Stuck in Escalator at LAX  NBC Southern California

A puppy is lucky to be alive after it got stuck on the conveying steps of an airport escalator.



Watts riots, 50 years later: What has L.A. learned, and done?  Los Angeles Times

We look to anniversaries of momentous events — the beginning of World War I (100 years, last July), the end of the Civil War (150 years, in April), the voting ...



Charter school founder Steve Barr to challenge Garcetti in 2017  Los Angeles Times

Charter school founder Steve Barr on Monday filed papers to run for Los Angeles mayor, launching a long-shot candidacy that could reshape the dynamics of ...



Man Who Saved Rabbit From Thomas Fire, Captured Hearts Comes Forward  NBC Southern California

A brazen rabbit rescue during the scorching Thomas Fire made thousands of people online wonder who the mysterious hero was as a man caught on camera ...



The Watts Bears And South LA Police Are Revolutionizing Community Relations Through Youth Football  GOOD

'It's easy to focus on all the challenges, but ... there are so many good people here'



Exclusive: Ben Austin launches Kids Coalition to give LA students a legal right to a high-quality education  LA School Report

The man who helped craft the state's parent trigger law and who founded Parent Revolution has launched a new organization that aims to put a kids-first agenda ...



Authorities Recover Pipe Bomb From Brea Home  KTLA Los Angeles

A bomb squad removed a pipe bomb from a Brea garage Thursday after police found it while investigating a report of a family disturbance, authorities said.



Saluting Our Top Moments of ‘14  Lasentinel

14. Long Beach Poly Football—The dynamic football program stepped out of the box and made an untraditional hire in luring former New York Giants linebacker ...



Kyle Kuzma - King of Lakers' Preseason  NBC Southern California

Los Angeles Lakers rookie Kyle Kuzma has continues to impress beyond his Summer League head-turning performance and now looks set to be a regular ...



High School Athlete Had Won Championship Before Being Wounded by Stray Bullet  NBC Southern California

A Southern California high school basketball player was recovering Saturday from a gunshot wound he suffered on a public bus after winning a championship ...



Can LAUSD do school safety better? Here’s your chance to weigh in  LA Daily News

City Attorney Mike Feuer on Monday announced the formation of the Los Angeles School Safety Blue Ribbon Panel and said it will hold a series of public ...



School isn’t the only place where kids deserve to be safe from gun violence  The Sacramento Bee

Of the 17000 students killed or injured by guns each year, less than 5 percent are shot at school. If lawmakers really want to keep kids safe, they won't arm ...



Anonymous Threat Prompts Loyola High School to Cancel Classes Wednesday  KTLA

An anonymous threat prompted officials at Loyola High School in the Pico Union neighborhood of Central Los Angeles to cancel classes Wednesday morning.



Weapons Found After School Safety Officer Helps Thwart Alleged School Shooting Plot at High School in Whittier Area: Sheriff  KTLA Los Angeles

A recent threat to commit a shooting at El Camino High School in South Whittier was thwarted thanks to a safety officer who overheard the "disgruntled" student ...



LA Kings Unveil New Statue Outside Staples Center, Celebrate With Win Over Blackhawks  NBC Southern California

The Los Angeles Kings unveiled a new monument outside Staples Center on Saturday in honor of their 50th anniversary.



Social Media Threats Initially Connected to 2 O.C. High Schools Deemed Not Credible  KTLA

Social media threats initially thought to be related to Valencia High School and Yorba Linda High School in Orange County were deemed to be not credible by ...



The Advance Path Academy: learning that clicks  Los Angeles Times

Teachers call Kendle Malbrough "The Philosopher." The Locke High School senior embellishes the margins of his math papers with musings on the intersection ...



District 7: LAUSD school board race snapshot  LA School Report

School board District 7, runs up a narrow swath from San Pedro at its southern tip to South LA as its northern boundary (see map here). On the way, it ...



Police Officer Pepper Sprays Students After Fights Break Out at South L.A. High School  KTLA

Multiple students were pepper sprayed after at least two fight broke out at John C. Fremont Senior High School in the Florence neighborhood of South Los ...



Hall of Famers Smith, Murray had ties before Majors  MLB.com

On the surface, Hall of Famers Ozzie Smith and Eddie Murray would appear to have little in common as baseball players or as personalities. Few players in the ...



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