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Report: USC needs ‘top-to-bottom’ revamp of campus policing

USC should undertake a “top-to-bottom re-envisioning” of the campus public safety system, with an eye toward developing alternative responses to non-violent, non-emergency situations, allowing the Department of Public Safety to focus on the most serious calls for help, according to a report released Wednesday, July 28, by an advisory committee. The Community Advisory Board that prepared the report was charged by USC President Carol Folt with examining public safety practices on campus, helping t...
Tags: Health, News, Education, Minneapolis, Government, Sport, Soccer, Community, Social Justice, Usc, Floyd, DPS, University Park, Carol Folt, Jason Hart, Health Sciences


LA County Board Of Education welcomes new president, board members

Betty Forrester, a retired teacher and longtime education union leader, was named president of the Los Angeles County Board of Education for the 2021-22 academic year, the county announced on Wednesday, July 28. Forrester was a Los Angeles Unified School District teacher for more than 40 years. She served three terms as an officer with the United Teachers Los Angeles union, chairing the negotiations team and helping manage the district employee unions’ Health Benefits Committee. She was also vic...
Tags: News, Education, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Forrester, Lancaster, United Teachers Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Federation of Labor AFL CIO, Los Angeles County Board of Education, California Federation of Teachers, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories Breeze


LA County supervisors split over where to house juvenile offenders

By ELIZABETH MARCELLINO, City News Service The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors broke ranks on Tuesday, July 27, over where to house juvenile offenders set to be transferred from state to county custody beginning in 2023, with a 3-2 majority voting to rethink renovating camps in the Santa Clarita Valley for this purpose. Supervisors Holly Mitchell and Sheila Kuehl failed to garner sufficient support for their proposal to create small group housing at Camps Scott and Scudder to allow for t...
Tags: News, Education, California, Government, Sport, Soccer, Courts, Lapd, Malibu, Mitchell, Brown, Santa Clarita, Barger, LA County, Hahn, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors


Coronavirus hospitalizations soar to more than 800 in LA County; another 1,966 cases posted

COVID-19 hospitalization numbers continued an unsettling upward climb in Los Angeles County on Monday, July 26, with state figures showing more than 800 people now being treated for the virus, more than double the number from just two weeks ago. According to the state, there were 825 people hospitalized due to COVID in the county, up from 745 the day prior. On July 12, there were only 372 people hospitalized in the county. There were 182 people in intensive care, up from 161 on Sunday, according...
Tags: Health, News, Education, California, Government, India, US, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, United States, United Kingdom, Delta, Community, Aeg


Bonin’s program brings 160 unhoused people indoors from Venice boardwalk encampment

Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin said on Monday, July 26 that 160 people who were living along the Venice boardwalk have been brought inside and accepted the city’s offer of a pathway to permanent housing. Bonin’s Encampment to Home program began on June 28. The program promises all residents who accept shelter a pathway to permanent housing in an effort to clear the Venice boardwalk, where a large encampment developed during the pandemic. Outreach teams with St. Joseph’s Center have offer...
Tags: Health, News, Education, La, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Homeless, Venice, City Council, Moses, Los Angeles City Council, Los Angeles City, LA County


LAUSD Redistricting Commission to hold public hearings

The Los Angeles Unified School District Redistricting Commission has scheduled virtual hearings in the coming weeks to gather public input on redrawing school board members’ district boundaries. The boundaries are redrawn every decade based on updated Census data to determine which neighborhoods should fall into which board district. The 15-member redistricting commission must issue a final report and recommendations to the City Council by Oct. 29, which will until Dec. 31 to adopt a new map. ...
Tags: Education, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, City Council, Local News, U S Education, Thurmond, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT, LAUSD Redistricting Commission


Coronavirus patients in LA County hospitals continue to increase

Los Angeles County reported 2,089 new cases of COVID-19 and four additional deaths on Sunday, July 25, though officials said the number of cases and deaths likely reflect reporting delays over the weekend. The number of coronavirus patients in county hospitals continued to rise Sunday, increasing to 745 from 716 a day earlier, according to state figures. There were 161 COVID-19 patients in intensive care, up from 154 on Saturday. Sunday’s figures bring the county’s totals to 1,281,760 cases and ...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, India, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, United States, United Kingdom, Delta, Community, Aeg, Los Angeles County, Ferrer, LA County


LA County reports 4th straight day of 2,500-plus new coronavirus cases

Public Health officials reported Los Angeles County’s fourth consecutive day of more than 2,500 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, July 24, with 2,600 new COVID-19 infections and 10 additional deaths. Health officials have repeatedly blamed the current surge in cases on the highly infectious “Delta” variant of the virus. The variant was first discovered in India and is blamed for rampant infections in that country, along with outbreaks in the United Kingdom. It is now spreading across the United...
Tags: Health, News, Education, Mexico, Government, India, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, United States, United Kingdom, Delta, Community, American Express, Aeg


President George W. Bush leads Distinguished Speaker Series, which expands to Long Beach this year

By Jo Murray, Contributor Former President George W. Bush will speak in Long Beach on Sept. 20 to kick off the Distinguished Speaker Series of Southern California. The series expands to Long Beach this year, with the Terrace Theater as the venue. Two famous journalists, a distinguished historian, a late-night talk show host and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate will speak in Long Beach over the next nine months. “Our Redondo Beach location has a five-year-long waiting list, so now is the ti...
Tags: England, Jay Leno, News, Education, David Cameron, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Long Beach, Beverly Hills, Community, Malala Yousafzai, Pasadena, Local News, Orange County, George W Bush


State superintendent Thurmond: Vaccines are best way to ensure schools stay open

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond visits Monte Vista Elementary School to meet the staff working for LA’s BEST summer learning program and participate in enrichment activities with students in Los Angeles on Friday, July 23, 2021. LA’s BEST is an expanded learning program providing free after-school and summer learning opportunities at nearly 200 elementary schools in neighborhoods with the greatest needs and fewest resources across Los Angeles. The program at Monte Vista...
Tags: News, Education, La, Alabama, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Delta, San Diego, Vaccinations, Associated Press, Lausd, Local News, Cancun, Highland Park, Goldberg


COVID variant continues relentless spread in LA County, even among vaccinated residents

A relentless surge of COVID-19 cases continued in Los Angeles County on Thursday, July 22, as another 2,700 cases were reported, with the percentage of infections occurring among fully vaccinated residents steadily rising. In fact, during the month of June, 20% of all newly reported COVID infections in the county occurred among people who had been fully vaccinated. That was up from 11% in May and 5% in April. But Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said the increase is normal given the continu...
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University of California regents approve rare tuition hike

By JANIE HAR | Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — University of California regents on Thursday approved a multiyear plan to raise tuition and fees at the system’s 10 campuses. The proposed increase is the first since 2017 and had been criticized by opponents as a “forever hike.” University officials say the increase is needed to maintain the quality of the public university system and provide more financial aid to students. The proposal calls for tuition and fees to rise by 2% plus inflation for n...
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Tuition hike approved for UCLA, UC Irvine, UC Riverside and 7 other campuses

By JANIE HAR | Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — University of California regents on Thursday approved a multiyear plan to raise tuition and fees at the system’s 10 campuses. The proposed increase is the first since 2017 and had been criticized by opponents as a “forever hike.” University officials say the increase is needed to maintain the quality of the public university system and provide more financial aid to students. The proposal calls for tuition and fees to rise by 2% plus inflation for n...
Tags: News, Education, California, California News, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Higher Education, Michigan, Associated Press, Lausd, Biden, UC, University Of California, Ucla, Gavin Newsom


Photos: LAUSD students participate in sports clinics

The L.A. Education Recovery Fund and LAUSD, in collaboration with the LA Sports Council and professional sports teams, host a sports clinic for students at the Robert F. Kennedy UCLA Community School in Los Angeles on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Participating sports organizations include the LA Dodgers, LA Rams, LA Chargers, LA Galaxy, LA Kings, LA Sparks, and Ready, Set, Gold! (Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer) Children line up for a free sports clinic sponsored by the L.A. Edu...
Tags: Education, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Social Justice, Bell, Marshall, Bds, LA Rams, Koreatown, U S Education, Los Angeles Unified, Beutner, Paola Gonzalez


LA County business owners become reluctant enforcers as coronavirus rules tighten up

Atika Enciso discusses how business owners deal with shoppers who refuse to wear masks, what directions they give to their employees and whether their employees express concerns about enforcing public health guidelines and dealing with difficult customers. Enciso runs her business, Studio Blo inside Pout Beauty Bar in North Hollywood.(Photo by Andy Holzman, Contributing Photographer) Atika Enciso strives for excellent customer service, but when a client walks into Studio Blo, her North Hollyw...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Michelin, Pasadena, Local News, Moses, Los Angeles County, Japan Australia


LA County reports uptick in nursing home cases, as coronavirus numbers continue to rise

Cases of coronavirus in Los Angeles County continued to go in the wrong direction on Tuesday, July 20, with public health officials confirming a slight uptick in skilled nursing facilities partly because of “breakthrough” cases among people already vaccinated. L.A. County Public Health reported that for the week ending July 11, 25 people at skilled nursing facilities tested positive for COVID-19, including three new cases among residents and 22 among staff. The spike has caught the attention of ...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Delta, Long Beach, Community, Capitol Hill, Pasadena, San Joaquin, Capitol


California to feed 6.2 million students in largest free school lunch program in US

By JOCELYN GECKER | The Associated Press When classrooms in California reopen for the fall term, all 6.2 million public school students will have the option to eat school meals for free, regardless of their family’s income. The undertaking, made possible by an unexpected budget surplus, will be the largest free student lunch program in the country. School officials, lawmakers, anti-hunger organizations and parents are applauding it as a pioneering way to prevent the stigma of accepting free lunc...
Tags: Health, News, Education, California, US, California News, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, Maine, Lausd, Biden, Berkeley, Oakley, Trump, Northern California


Oakley, state community colleges leader/ex-LBCC head, to serve as adviser in Biden administration

Eloy Oakley, the former superintendent-president of Long Beach City College and the current chancellor of the California Community Colleges, will temporarily take up a role in the Biden Administration beginning next week. The chancellor will serve as a special adviser to Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, providing advice on higher education policy from Monday, July 26, until sometime in the fall, California Community Colleges announced Monday, July 19. “I am very grateful for the opportunity t...
Tags: News, Education, California, Washington, White House, Los Angeles, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Long Beach, Lausd, Biden, Oakley, Huntington Beach, Haynes, City College


As LA County rekindles mask mandate, 1,827 new cases of COVID-19, 11 deaths posted Saturday

Los Angeles County residents will awaken Sunday morning to revived face-covering rules, slated to go into effect late Saturday night amid newly surging coronavirus statistics. The county reported 1,827 new cases of COVID-19 and 11 additional deaths on Saturday, as health officials attributed the recent spike to the more infectious Delta variant and the intermingling of unmasked individuals in areas where vaccination status is unknown. Many businesses put the rules back in place early and masks w...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, Cdc, Government, India, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Arizona, Delta, Davis, Long Beach, Community


Q&A: With updated coronavirus measures in place, here’s what the new school year will look like for LAUSD

When Los Angeles Unified students return to campuses a month from now, staff and students, with some exceptions, will be expected to wear a mask indoors, as they did when schools reopened in the spring. But those who are fully vaccinated will no longer have to undergo regular COVID-19 testing, a major departure from district protocols in the spring when all staff and students on campus were to be tested weekly. And student athletes will be back to their regular sports schedules this fall. Those ...
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Photos: Save the Children’s 100 Days of Reading tour stops at Ellen Ochoa Learning Center in Cudahy

From left, Nancy Molenda gives six-year-old Elsa Ortega a backpack during Save the Children’s 100 Days of Reading Bus Tour event at the Ellen Ochoa Learning Center in Cudahy on Thursday, July 15, 2021. (Photo by Drew A. Kelley, Contributing Photographer) Students in the 1st grade receive free backpacks during Save the Children’s 100 Days of Reading Bus Tour event at the Ellen Ochoa Learning Center in Cudahy on Thursday, July 15, 2021. (Photo by Drew A. Kelley, Contributing Photographer) Fro...
Tags: News, Education, Sport, Soccer, Community, Red Cross, Lausd, Johnson, Usc, LA County, U S Education, Cudahy, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT, Drew A Kelley


National Merit Scholarship announces college-sponsored awards to 2021 LA County high school graduates

    Mira Costa High School held its graduation Thursday June 17, 2021, in Manhattan Beach. (Photo by Chuck Bennett, Contributing Photographer)   The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced its lists of 2021 high school graduates who have been awarded college-sponsored scholarships on June 2 and July 12. The college-sponsored scholarships were financed by 160 colleges and universities this year for more than 4,100 National Merit Scholarship 2021 finalists who will attend their colle...
Tags: Education, College, Sport, Soccer, United States, Higher Education, High School, Universities, John, Local News, Scholarships, Los Angeles County, LA County, San Fernando Valley, North Hollywood, Palos Verdes Peninsula


As elective surgeries return, Red Cross urges LA County to donate blood amid severe shortage

As hospitals return to elective surgeries, the American Red Cross experiences a severe blood shortage. The nonprofit’s Los Angeles chapter is rushing to collect more than 1,000 additional blood donations each day to meet the demand as hospitals see an influx of patients with traumas, organ transplants while handling elective surgeries and emergency room visits. The American Red Cross urges donors of all blood types, particularly type O and those giving platelets, to make an appointment as soon a...
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Photos: U.S. education secretary visits LAUSD to promote national mentoring, tutoring campaign

Mario Serrano and Judah Hernandez, 12, attend a “Field Day” mentoring event to highlight the nationwide need for mentors and tutors and preparing students for the upcoming academic year at Fairfax High School in Los Angeles on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. (Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer) U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel A. Cardona, right, attends a “Field Day” mentoring event to highlight the nationwide need for mentors and tutors and preparing students for the upcoming acade...
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Gov. Newsom pushes vaccinations as LA County’s coronavirus hospitalizations climb above 400

BELL GARDENS — The number of people hospitalized due to COVID-19 in Los Angeles County topped 400 on Wednesday, July 14, continuing a slow but steady month-long increase that has prompted concern among health care officials and led to another call from Gov. Gavin Newsom for people to get vaccinated. “I cannot impress upon you more the power of getting vaccinated,” Newsom said during an appearance in Bell Gardens. “If we want to extinguish this pandemic, this disease, we’ve got to get vaccinated....
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Gov. Newsom, LA County officials gather to trumpet $262 billion state budget

California Governor Gavin Newsom holds a copy of the California State budget after ceremonially signing it during a rally in Los Angeles, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Newsom signed the budget that includes the $100 billion California Comeback Plan on July 12th. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) California Governor Gavin Newsom during a rally in Los Angeles, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) California Governor Gavin Newsom durin...
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LA County soars over 1,000 coronavirus infections for fifth straight day

LOS ANGELES — With local COVID-19 infection numbers surging upward, topping 1,000 new cases for the fifth straight day, Los Angeles County supervisors on Tuesday, July 13, lamented continued resistance to vaccines while health officials announced an outreach effort to bring shots to people’s doors. The county reported 1,103 new COVID cases on Tuesday, lifting the cumulative total from throughout the pandemic to 1,259,772. The county also reported 12 new fatalities due to the virus, increasing th...
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California K-12 students who refuse to wear masks will be barred from campuses, state says

K-12 students in California who refuse to wear masks inside school buildings will be barred from campuses and offered “alternative educational opportunities,” state officials announced Monday, July 12. The exception will be for students granted exemptions, such as those whose medical condition makes it too difficult for them to keep a mask on. “Schools must exclude students from campus if they are not exempt from wearing a face covering under (California Department of Public Health) guidelines a...
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$73 million settlement of UCLA gynecologist sexual abuse lawsuit is approved

LOS ANGELES — A federal judge gave final approval Monday to the $73 million settlement of a lawsuit brought by more than 5,500 women who allege they were sexually abused and assaulted as patients of disgraced ex-UCLA campus gynecologist/oncologist James Heaps. The settlement approved by U.S. District Judge R. Gary Klausner also requires UCLA to ensure stronger oversight procedures for identification, prevention and reporting of sexual misconduct. Originally filed in 2019 in Los Angeles federal c...
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LA County’s coronavirus surge endures: 1,113 new cases, 4 deaths reported Sunday

Los Angeles County reported 1,113 new cases of COVID-19 and four additional deaths on Sunday, July 11 — the third consecutive day that more than 1,000 new cases were reported. Officials said the number of cases and deaths are likely to reflect reporting delays over the weekend. The number of people hospitalized in Los Angeles County due to the virus dropped from 373 to 372, according to state figures. There were 82 people in intensive care as of Sunday, up from 79 the previous day. Sunday’s figu...
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