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Viral video gives ‘distorted’ picture of class confrontation, professor’s defenders say

Cypress College advised the professor vilified in a class video to remain silent, even as a potentially one-sided view of her encounter with a student went viral and resulted in death threats to the professor, according to social media posts by colleagues. In an attempt to set the record straight, those colleagues have taken to Facebook  and started a to raise money for the professor’s security. The GoFundMe campaign, “Help us protect Professor Faryha Salim,” has raised more than $3,700 to hel...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, Education, Congress, College, Stanford, Sport, Soccer, Higher Education, Colleges, Biden, Free Speech, Cal State Fullerton, Trump, Ellis

LA City Council President Nury Martinez giving ‘serious thought’ to a run for mayor

Los Angeles Council President Nury Martinez is giving “serious thought” to running for mayor in 2022, her political consultant said this week. Roy Behr, the council president’s consultant, said that Martinez “has received some encouragement, and given her commitment to helping the city recover, she’s given that (a run for mayor in 2022) serious thought.” The question of whether Martinez is considering seeking the mayor’s seat is being asked as rumors percolate around Mayor Eric Garcetti stepping...
Tags: Politics, News, La, Government, India, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Idaho, City Council, Biden, Local News, US Army, Eric Garcetti, City Hall, Martinez

Cypress College failed to be ‘anti-racist’ by not defending professor in viral video, faculty union says

The faculty union at Cypress College has taken the administration to task for not defending the professor who repeatedly interrupted a student in an online speech class as he tried to argue that many police officers could be seen as heroes. “The failure to issue a clear and strong statement of support for faculty under the existing circumstances is a failure to be anti-racist,” said signed by Christie Diep, president of United Faculty of the North Orange County Community College District, and ...
Tags: Politics, News, Education, College, America, Sport, Soccer, Higher Education, Universities, Colleges, South, Ellis, District, Cypress College, LA City Council, Top Stories LADN

Media report hints LA Mayor Garcetti is candidate for ambassadorship, possibly to India

LOS ANGELES  >> President Joe Biden is reportedly considering Mayor Eric Garcetti for an ambassadorship, possibly to India. According to the news site Axios, which cited people close to the matter, Garcetti is one of multiple people being considered for the post. “Today’s Axios story is speculative,” Garcetti’s communications director, Alex Comisar, told City News Service. “We aren’t going to engage in speculation. We’re 100% focused on ending the COVID pandemic and passing a justice budget for ...
Tags: Politics, News, California, La, Government, India, Los Angeles, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Community, Biden, Eric Garcetti, Trump, Garcetti, City News Service

"An adjunct professor teaching her first-ever course at a California college was placed on leave this week after she ripped a student during a class presentation because he said he regards police officers as 'heroes.'"

"The unidentified Cypress College educator was apparently triggered Wednesday during 19-year-old business major Braden Ellis’ Zoom presentation on cancel culture in the US, in which he noted how even animated kids TV shows such as 'Paw Patrol' have come under fire from unhinged cop-haters.... 'You’re saying police officers should be revered, viewed as heroes? They belong on TV shows with children?'" The NY Post reports. Here's the video:  [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Education, Law, California, Police, US, Children's Tv, Ny Post, Cypress College, Ann Althouse, Braden Ellis

Prominent Latina activist Sylvia Mendez speaks via Zoom to La Puente High students

La Puente High teacher Wesley Perez, activist Sylvia Mendez and students appear on Monday’s Zoom session. (Video screenshot) La Puente High teacher Wesley Perez, student Berenice De Anda and activist Sylvia Mendez on Monday’s Zoom session. (Video screenshot) La Puente High teacher Wesley Perez, activist Sylvia Mendez and students appear on Monday’s Zoom session. (Video screenshot) La Puente High teacher Wesley Perez, activist Sylvia Mendez and students appear on Monday’s Zoom session....
Tags: News, Education, California, Immigration, Sport, Soccer, United States, Community, Westminster, Lausd, Perez, Brown, Board of Education, La Puente, LA County, Sylvia

Cypress College instructor on leave after interrupting, objecting to student’s pro-police argument

An adjunct professor at Cypress College took a leave of absence after she was seen interrupting a student who referred to police as heroes and prevented him from responding to her criticism during a recorded online class session. The student, Braden Ellis, 19, of Cypress was making a presentation on the term “cancel culture” to his Communications 100C class when the exchange took place during a recorded Zoom meeting that has since gone viral. The instructor involved in the matter will be absent ...
Tags: Politics, News, Education, California, Police, US, America, Sport, Soccer, Higher Education, Cypress, Lausd, Caltech, Ellis, LA County, Cypress College

Games begin without John Altobelli, but his legacy is all over Orange Coast College

Orange Coast College sports information director Tony Altobelli shows off last year’s championship ring as he talks about his brother, head coach John Altobelli, before the start of their home opener in Costa Mesa, CA, on Tuesday, Jan 28, 2020. John Altobelli, along with his wife, Keri Altobelli and their daughter, Alyssa Altobelli, died aboard Kobe Bryant’s helicopter on Jan. 26, 2020. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG) Forest Long, Jr. pauses at a memorial for Orange Coas...
Tags: Oregon, Sports, Fresno, Sport, Soccer, College sports, John, Kobe Bryant, Johnson, Seattle Mariners, Lakers, Mike, Tony, Vanessa, Orange County Register, Costa Mesa

Study finds 19 percent of community college students in California are homeless

Nineteen percent of students attending California’s community college system have experienced homelessness in the last year, while 60 percent have experienced recent housing insecurity and 50 percent have struggled with food insecurity, according to a report released Thursday, March 7. The study, conducted by the Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice at Temple University’s College of Education in Philadelphia, surveyed nearly 40,000 students at 57 community colleges during the fall sem...
Tags: News, Education, California, Sacramento, Sport, Palo Alto, Soccer, Homeless, Philadelphia, Orange County, Los Angeles County, California Community College, Cypress College, Schilling, Sara Goldrick Rab, Top Stories LADN

Former UCLA All-American Don Johnson dies at 88

Former UCLA men’s basketball All-American Don Johnson passed away Wednesday morning. He was 88. Before UCLA’s game against Colorado at Pauley Pavilion that night, the school held a moment of silence to honor the two-time letter winner who played under John Wooden. After transferring from Fullerton Junior College, Johnson became a consensus All-American by his senior year in 1952. He also earned all-conference honors. He led the Bruins in rebounding during both of his varsity seasons, averaging 5...
Tags: Colorado, California, Sports, Sport, Soccer, College sports, Johnson, Ucla, Bruins, Collette, Pauley Pavilion, John Wooden, Cypress College, Don Johnson, Fullerton Junior College, El Rancho High

Moorpark College women’s basketball is the No. 1 team in the state

The Moorpark College women’s basketball team is 14-0 and the No. 1 community college team in the state. The Raiders have been rolling through their competition, including four tournament victories. Their most recent came Sunday with a 68-49 win over Cypress College in the Antelope Valley College Tournament. Led by fourth-year coach Kenny Plummer, Moorpark is averaging 81.1 points per game while allowing just 51.3, which ranks seventh-best in the state. The team is also ranked first in free-throw...
Tags: Sports, Raiders, Sport, Soccer, Cypress, College sports, San Fernando Valley, Carrasco, Antelope Valley, Cypress College, San Antonio College, Moorpark College, Mt San Jacinto College, Alemany High, College-basketball, Kenny Plummer Moorpark

Possible threat to Southern California college investigated

CYPRESS, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California college has canceled Monday morning classes for investigation of an unspecified threat. A notice posted on the Cypress College websites says police received a “credible report of possible violence against the campus.” The college says it’s hoped that afternoon and evening classes will be held. The two-year college […]
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Angels’ Vladimir Guerrero, Padres’ Trevor Hoffman among 4 elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

This time, Vladimir Guerrero and Trevor Hoffman got the call they wanted. Guerrero and Hoffman, a pair of players with Southern California ties who narrowly missed baseball’s ultimate honor last year, were among four players elected to the Hall of Fame on Wednesday. Guerrero and Hoffman joined Chipper Jones and Jim Thome to form a four-man class, equaling the most players elected by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America in a single year since the inaugural class of five in 1936. It marked...
Tags: New York, California, Angels, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Orange County, Yankees, Hall of Fame, Hall, Cincinnati Reds, Los Angeles Angels, Jones, Atlanta Braves, San Diego Padres

Vladimir Guerrero, Trevor Hoffman lead 2018 Hall of Fame ballot

For Vladimir Guerrero and Trevor Hoffman, the path to the Hall of Fame is officially open again. The 2018 Hall of Fame ballot, which includes newcomers Jim Thome and Chipper Jones, was released Monday morning. It is a key step toward what is a likely election for a pair of players with Southern California ties. Guerrero, who won an MVP during his six years with the Angels, and Hoffman, who grew up in Orange County before starring for the Padres, were both nearly elected last year. Hoffman, at 74...
Tags: California, Angels, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Orange County, Hall of Fame, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Angels, Jones, Anaheim, Cooperstown, Barry Bonds, Padres, Hoffman

The Americans That Are Drowning

This election is not going as anyone expected. The reason is not because of the rise of any one candidate; Trump's appeal reflects more than anything the reality that large numbers of Americans are hurting badly, and vibrantly angry as a result. Why is that, and what can we do to help? A note on history: we're in the midst of a historical transformation, part of the great Industrial Revolution. Historians cite certain milestones in this long-term process: the first wave, sparked by the introduct...
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