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- UC plan sees tuition rising up to 16% annually over four years
That top rate will be needed if state funding doesn’t grow to help offset costs, officials say. They call the proposal a guideline, but a student leader fears the increase will be locked in.
University of California students could face annual tuition increases of 8% to 16% over the next four years, possibly bringing the fee as high as $22,068 for the 2015-16 school year, according to a long-term budget plan the university unveiled Wednesday.
- 3 big bills in a pile of minutia
With 600 bills on his desk, Gov. Jerry Brown faces some important decisions on guns, baby-sitting and elections.
Gov. Jerry Brown has a clutter of 600 bills piled on his desk to sign or veto by Oct. 9.
- Once a refugee, an O.C. woman aids others in the same predicament
Islamic communities in the U.S. are often more focused on helping people overseas. An Ethiopian Muslim who came to California in 1984 strives to address physical and emotional needs of new arrivals.
Owliya Dima scanned the bare apartment, noting the only new items the family owned: six white pillows stacked on two box springs that were missing their mattresses.
- California parents test ability to organize for school change
A statewide tour showcases parents’ organizational ability under the landmark ‘Parent Trigger’ law. An umbrella group, Parent Revolution, will offer training and resources to campus-centered groups.
Parent activist Esmeralda Medina cruised her Pacoima neighborhood this week, spied a mom sitting outside with kids and advanced. What is one thing you’d like to change about your school? she asked.
- Weighing mayor’s race, Yaroslavsky takes risky gambit on Latinos
Opposition to plans for a second Latino-majority district could hurt supervisor’s political future after he steps down in 2014. Some wonder if he can extend beyond his Westside and Valley power base.
For decades, Zev Yaroslavsky has thought he would make a fine mayor for Los Angeles. In three dozen years as a city councilman and then a county supervisor, he has built an extensive record and cemented a solid power base in the Westside and the San Fernando Valley that would make him a formidable candidate.
- Effort launched to raise $200 million for L.A. public schools
The superintendent and a Hollywood philanthropist are collaborating on the fund. Donations could support districtwide initiatives, such as a new training program for principals, among other things.
Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy and Hollywood philanthropist Megan Chernin have launched an effort to raise $200 million over five years to benefit local public schools.
- What’s For Sale: A South Park Lot With Hotel Potential
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - In the column “What’s for Sale,” LosAngeles Downtown News looks at everything from condos tomulti-family buildings to vacant lots now on the market. We hopethat regular snaps
- Plans Revealed for Grand Avenue Tower
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES – Grand Avenue project developer RelatedCompanies has unveiled designs of a proposed 19-story apartmenttower slated to rise just south of the future Broad art museum.
- Conversation With Chris Essel: A Rollicking Redevelopment Ride
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES – When former Paramount Studios executiveChristine Essel took the reins as CEO of the Los Angeles CommunityRedevelopment Agency in May 2010, she pledged to boost efficiencyin o
- Skating to Pizza Glory at Pizzanista
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES – It’s safe to say that Salman Agah has anapproach unlike that of most bosses. Rather than rely on intenseresearch or market analysis, his decisions are informed by grinds,olli
- Chinatown’s New Creative Class
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES – Back in 2005, film producer Frank Mayorwas looking to ditch the offices his company Cinevision rented nearHollywood Boulevard and Vine Street. When he came across athree-stor
- Last Weeks for Downtown Bookstore
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES – Metropolis Books, a retail pioneer of theOld Bank District, will close in less than three weeks. Owner JulieSwayze has been looking to sell the business, in hopes ofpreservin
- Monrovia Fire Seen for Miles
A commercial building fire that erupted in Monrovia sent a dark plume of smoke hundreds of feet in the early evening sky Wednesday
- Looking for the Perfect Proposal? There’s a Company for That
Proposal planners can take your proposal from lame to insane.
- Broadway Federal Bank to Close Two Branches
The bank, which serves a predominantly African American clientele, is struggling to hang on in tough economic times.
- Chino PD Salutes 7-Year-Old Recruit
A 7-year-old child dies of a brain tumor after achieving his wish to become a "police officer."
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- More Than 25 Pounds of Meth Found in Corona
The Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement busted a meth lab at a house in Corona on Wednesday. Several homes on the street were forced to evacuate while the drug task force cleared out the meth lab.