Served on school board since 2003
Los Angeles Unified School District board member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte has died, a district spokeswoman said today. She was 80.
LOS ANGELES, Calif.,- Some fast-food workers in the Los Angeles area are expected to walk off the job Thursday as part of their continuing effort to increase their wages to $15 an hour and to form a union.
Councilman Bernard Parks holds out
The Los Angeles City Council this week tentatively approved a pilot program to allow murals on single-family homes in northeast Los Angeles, Boyle Heights and parts of South Los Angeles.
Students recieve scholarship money and a trip to the Capitol
A Yorba Linda student was selected to represent California in the William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s 52nd annual U.S. Senate Youth Program, the state Department of Education announced this week.
David Cunningham III claims UCLA police used excessive force
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge who claims UCLA police used excessive force against him during a recent traffic stop refused officers’ orders to remain inside his vehicle, university officials said today.
Recognized for putting women and minorities in key roles
Producing partners Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers, best known for “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Private Practice” and “Scandal,” will receive a diversity award from the Directors Guild of America for their efforts to provide directing job opportunities for women and minorities.
INGLEWOOD (CNS) - Two police officers were shot today in what apparently began as a domestic dispute that led to a hostage situation in an Inglewood home.
LOS ANGLES, Calif., - Thousands of homeless and poor Los Angeles County residents will enjoy traditional Thanksgiving meals Thursday at large gatherings on Skid Row and the Sunset Strip and in Hollywood, Pasadena and the San Fernando Valley.
LOS ANGLES, Calif., - The number of retailers open on Thanksgiving continues to grow while several who have been open in the past will have longer hours Thursday in an attempt to satisfy the public’s demands.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., - After striking out with a previous proposal, a developer today offered county and city officials a revamped plan -- this time designed by architect Frank Gehry -- to build a $650 million hotel, residential and retail complex across from the Walt Disney Concert Hall.