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  1. Locke High School threat: Alain LeRoy Locke College Preparatory Academy in South L.A. deemed safe after bomb threat  KABC-TV
  2. Campus Deemed Safe After Bomb Threat Reported at Locke High School in South L.A.  KTLA Los Angeles
  3. Bomb threat cancels classes at South LA’s Locke High School; prom will go on  LA Daily News
  4. Bomb threat but no explosives found at Locke High School  FOX 11 Los Angeles
  5. Campus deemed safe after bomb threat reported at SoCal high school  FOX 5 San Diego
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Rams, Nike host 11-on event for 16 high school varsity football programs  therams.com

On Saturday, June 22, the Los Angeles Rams and Nike hosted their second 11-On Passing Tournament and Lineman competition for 16 varsity high school ...



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 ...



The Wild Night Sirr Parker Became an Aggie Legend  Fanbuzz

TAMU RB Sirr Parker's game-winning touchdown against K-State captured the 1998 Big 12 Championship and a place in Aggies lore.



Locke High School threat: LAPD investigates possible bomb threat at Alain LeRoy Locke College Preparatory Academy in South L.A.  Yahoo News

Los Angeles police responded to Alain LeRoy Locke College Preparatory Academy in South L.A. Friday following a report of a possible bomb threat.



Patrice Rushen Found Success in Jazz and Dance Music. She Hasn’t Been Forgotten.  The New York Times

She was already an accomplished jazz bandleader when she began releasing pop albums for Elektra in 1978. A new best-of compilation looks back at her ...



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...



Know Your Neighbors: Meet Cardriner Bowden, a Fierce 'Diva/Goddess' and Retired Educator Who Loves to Serve Her Community  Coachella Valley Independent

How do you tell the story of someone who describes herself as a “diva/goddess”—especially when one of the first things she says is, “I can't imagine a...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



L.A. Unified: the school bully  Los Angeles Times

IAM ONE OF THE LEADERS of the teacher revolt at Locke High School. Locke was, for many years, the ashcan of the Los Angeles Unified School District, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Woodcrest School in Tarzana Closed After Verbal Threat of Violence: LAPD  KTLA Los Angeles

A Tarzana school said it will close Friday after the Los Angeles Police Department received a possible threat to the campus. Woodcrest School administrators ...



Smith will try to revive GHS Panther football; other sports for Aug. 21  Gardena Valley News

Over the past several seasons, Gardena High's football program has been struggling and gone through several coaching changes. Enter Vincent Smith as the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



'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 ...



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 ...



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?



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 ...



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 ...



Klyce one of eight former Arizona Wildcats who are high school football coaches  All Sports Tucson

After publishing the update Sunday of Rebekah Quiroz becoming the eighth former Arizona softball player to become an active head coach with her hire at Pima ...



'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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

The Caveman is evolving. You wouldn't know it to look at him out of makeup, but this comedic performer, writer and producer got his first break playing the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



‘Human Error’ Caused Scheduling Problems That Prompted South L.A. High School Walk-Out  KTLA

Hundreds of students walked out of their LAUSD high school in South Los Angeles Monday in protest over scheduling changes that they said left them without ...



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 ...



Police Struggling to Keep up With Flood of Threats Against L.A.-Area Schools Following Florida Mass Shooting  KTLA Los Angeles

Students at the elite prep school Harvard-Westlake got a troubling alert as they headed to class Friday morning — their campuses had been closed because of a ...



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 ...



‘Extensive’ Hate Graffiti Found at Pacific Palisades High School Campus  KTLA

After numerous hate-related symbols and messages were found spray-painted on Palisades Charter High School over the weekend, roughly 300 students and ...



Locke High School Students in Watts Rally for Justice for Oscar Grant: photos  Bay Area Indymedia

Shortly after the first hearing in downtown Los Angeles in the trial of BART police officer Johannes Mehserle for the murder of Oscar Grant, students at Locke ...



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 ...



For a kid from Louisville, there was no one like Muhammad Ali  Los Angeles Times

The static-streaked words tumbling out of the old transistor radio turned the tiny bedroom into a raucous arena. It was a Monday night in March of 1971, my ...



Two Teach For America Recruits Share Their Stories  U.S. News & World Report

Two Teach for America members confront the challenges of life in a Los Angeles high school.



The Worst Union in America | The California Teachers Association  City Journal

The CTA began its transformation in September 1975, when Governor Jerry Brown signed the Rodda Act, which allowed California teachers to bargain ...



New city law recognizes the pitfalls of fining children for being late to school  89.3 KPCC

If there's one thing you can count on Maceo Bradley to do, it's get to school on time. The 17-year-old Locke High School senior makes the 10-minute walk to ...



Classes Canceled at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks Following Email Bomb Threat  KTLA

Classes at Notre Dame High School were canceled on Monday after campus officials received an anonymous and threatening email. School officials released ...



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.



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'



Dr. Maya Angelou Community H.S. Locked Down During Police Investigation Near Campus  KTLA

Dr. Maya Angelou Community High School in South Los Angeles was placed on lockdown Tuesday morning while police investigated a possible shooting ...



Sunny Hills High School in Fullerton Closed, Students Sent Home Amid Possible Threat  KTLA

Sunny Hills High students were sent home Wednesday morning as authorities investigated a threat to the Fullerton campus, according to the school's website.



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 ...



Inspirational school libraries from around the world – gallery  The Guardian

From a story garden in Cornwall to hexagonal towers in Los Angeles, we look at inventive spaces designed to get children excited about books.



LAUSD Classes Resume After Schools Deemed ‘Safe’ Following Threat of Violence  KTLA

Los Angeles Unified School District students returned to their classes on Wednesday, one day after an emailed threat of violence that prompted an ...



Los Angeles Jazz With Kamasi Washington and Others  New York Times

A few weeks ago, the jazz tenor saxophonist Kamasi Washington stood onstage at a club in Hermosa Beach, Calif., with his band, the Next Step, ending a ...



Whitmire: In the State That Created High-Performing Charter Networks, College Success Is Lagging Behind Others  The 74

This essay is part of the ongoing multimedia series by Richard Whitmire called The Alumni, which focuses on the efforts being made by America's top charter ...



Bomb Squad Investigates Suspicious Package in Canoga Park; Schools Locked Down  KTLA

An early education center and an elementary school were locked down while a bomb squad investigated a suspicious package in Canoga Park Tuesday ...



Why We Need to Keep iPads Out of the Classroom  TIME

It's still mystifying that in this time of limited educational funding, the people running the Los Angeles Unified School District were such an easy sell when it came ...



I am a Teacher. I am Not and Never Have Been Racist!  City Watch

CityWatch is published 24/7 with special e-news blasts on Monday and Thursday evening, with Extras as appropriate around special events such as elections or ...



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.



Corona del Mar High School’s Homecoming Dance Canceled Following Reports of Intoxicated Students  KTLA

Corona del Mar High School has canceled its homecoming dance and pep rally in response to reports of student intoxication at Friday night's Battle of the Bay ...



Lending the film L.A. authenticity  Los Angeles Times

Today, when Jessica Romero talks about her future, the Wilmington teenager and star of the new feature film "Down for Life" says she wants to become a marine ...



37th Annual Watts Towers Day of the Drum Festival (PHOTOS)  Eurweb.com

Presented by Department of Cultural Affairs and Friends of the Watts Towers Art Center, the Day of the Drum Festival celebrated community cultures through ...



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 ...



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 ...



Torrance Elementary School Cleared After Possible Bomb Threat Prompts Evacuation, Lockdown: Officials  KTLA

Students and staff at Torrance Elementary School have been cleared to return to class following a bomb threat investigation that prompted a temporary ...



Lawndale High Student in Custody After Alleged Twitter Threats  KTLA

A female student at Lawndale High School was in custody Wednesday after she allegedly made threats on Twitter about shooting students on the campus, ...



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 ...



Leon Chancler, professor of popular music, dies at 65  Daily Trojan Online

Leon “Ndugu” Chancler, an adjunct assistant USC Thornton School of Music professor in percussion, jazz studies and popular music, died on Saturday in Los ...



South L.A. Revisited, 25 Years After the Rodney King Riots  New York Times

The unrest I reported on in 1992 is a distant memory. But resentment still smolders here.



Mama Bear, Cub Wander the Hallways at School in Altadena  KTLA

A female black bear and cub wandered down the hallway at a charter school at the edge of the Angeles National Forest in Altadena Tuesday. Pasadena ...



Teen Arrested After Potential Bomb Threat to Santa Susana High School: Simi Valley Police  KTLA

A 16-year-old male student was arrested after a series of alleged threats that included a potential bomb threat at Santa Susana High School in Simi Valley, ...



Suspicious Package From Austin Cleared by LAPD Bomb Squad in Leimert Park  KTLA

Los Angeles police cleared a package delivered to a Leimert Park home that came from Austin, Texas, where a serial bomber terrorized the city for 19 days ...



Arrest Made After Officials Investigate Social Media Threats Against High School in Temecula  KTLA

Officials Friday arrested a juvenile after a threat was made against a Temecula high school through social media, but no evacuations or lock downs were issued ...



5 Years After His Death, Family Seeks Justice for Slain Los Angeles Man  NBC Southern California

Five years after he was shot and killed, a family is still grieving and seeking justice for a Los Angeles man who they knew was destined to help his community.



UTEP Football: Class of 2018 bios  Miner Rush

Full Bios Kai Locksley | QB | 6-4 | 200 | Fort Washington, Md. (Iowa Western CC) Named the 2017 Spalding® NJCAA Offensive Player of the Year and earned ...



Palisades High School Evacuated After Threat on Social Media, Bomb Squad Response  KTLA

Palisades High School was temporarily evacuated Tuesday morning after a threat posted to social media prompted a bomb squad response, according to the ...



Cypress College Cancels Classes Monday Morning After ‘Credible Threat’ Reported  KTLA

Cypress College canceled classes Monday morning after what school officials described as a credible threat was reported to police. A security guard is seen at ...



Mount San Antonio College Evacuated Amid Possible Bomb Threat; Walnut High School on Lockdown  KTLA

A community college in the Walnut area was evacuated while a nearby high school was placed on lockdown because of possible bomb threats, according to the ...



Remembering and Celebrating the Legacy of the LA Watts Summer Games  Eurweb.com

*Los Angeles – Hundreds of student athletes and their parents assembled in a spirit of teamwork, competition and camaraderie in the iconic, historic landmark of ...



My mom made a salad, I wanted a burger. But over time, something shifted.  The Washington Post

My mom gets me. That's profound, not because of the relationship I reference, but because as a daughter, I'm finally saying so. I imagine it must be affirming, ...



Juvenile Detained in Instagram Death Threats Against San Dimas Middle School Student: Authorities  KTLA

A juvenile has been detained in an investigation into death threats made on social media against a San Dimas middle school student, authorities said Monday.



Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation of Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach  KTLA

A bomb threat reported Monday morning forced the evacuation of Mira Costa High School and the cancellation of the day's classes. The school, which is located ...



Temescal Canyon H.S. Classrooms Nearly Empty Following Possible Shooting Threat  KTLA

Classrooms at a high school in Lake Elsinore were nearly empty on Monday after word of a possible shooting threat on campus spread through social media ...



Classes Canceled at Centennial High School in Corona Following Bomb Threat  KTLA

A bomb squad turned up nothing following a bomb threat that prompted the cancellation of classes at Centennial High School in Corona on Tuesday, according ...



A call for accuracy in evaluating school progress [Blowback]  Los Angeles Times

Marco Petruzzi, CEO of Green Dot Public Schools, responds to Howard Blume and Sandra Poindexter's Aug. 18 article, "L.A. Unified bests reform groups in most ...



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