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Tree catches fire next to LA River in Valley Village area

[email protected] firefighters douse a burning tree on the side of the LA River at Coldwater Canyon Avenue and Burbank Boulevard. Homeless people are known to camp in the area. @ladailynews — Steven Rosenberg (@passthejoe) February 12, 2019 A tree on the banks of the Los Angeles River caught fire Tuesday in Valley Village, just south of Valley Glen. The tree could be seen burning about 7:45 a.m. as Los Angeles firefighters worked to put it out on the southeast corner of Coldw...
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‘Hard work’ pays off: LAUSD announces Academic Decathlon winners

LOS ANGELES – Highland Park’s Benjamin Franklin High School has won this year’s Los Angeles Unified School District Academic Decathlon, topping Grant High School, and will go on to compete in the statewide competition in March. It was a first-time win for Franklin’s eight-member team. The remaining top spots went to Grant, which took second place; Garfield High School, third; Bell High School, fourth; and North Hollywood High School, fifth. Franklin High and nine other top-scoring LAUSD schools ...
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3 more members of Southern California white supremacist group arrested in rally attacks

Three more members of a Southern California-based militant, white-supremacist group –one from Orange County and two from the South Bay – have been arrested on suspicion of carrying out violent attacks at political rallies across the Southland last year, and a fourth was still being sought, federal authorities said Wednesday. Robert Paul Rundo, 28, of Huntington Beach, an alleged leader of the Rise Above Movement, was taken into custody Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport, FBI spokeswoman...
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Mission Hills man charged with failing to secure gun, which stepson took to school

A Mission Hills man is scheduled to be arraigned next week on misdemeanor charges of keeping an unsecured weapon, which allegedly was taken by the man’s stepson to Grant High School. Jose Munoz, 35, is facing charges of criminal storage of a firearm carried to a public school and unlawful storage of a firearm, according to the City Attorney’s Office. He is due to be arraigned Monday. According to prosecutors, Munoz’s 17-year-old stepson took the weapon to school on Sept. 13. A fellow student rep...
Tags: Crime, News, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Grant High School, Munoz, Jose Munoz, Mission Hills, Mike Feuer, Top Stories LADN, Crime + Public Safety, Office Police

Wind knocks out power at LA Valley College, Grant High School in Valley Glen and other communities across the Valley

Strong winds knocked out power Monday at Los Angeles Valley College and neighboring Grant High School, according to staff and students. The LADWP also reported power outages in communities across the San Fernando Valley, including the Studio City and Sherman Oaks areas. As of 2:15 p.m., the LADWP reported that 8,900 customers across its service area were without power due to winds and that crews were working as quickly as possible to restore service to the affected areas. “We’re working as qui...
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Unloaded gun found in Grant High locker, student arrested

The administration building at Grant High School in Valley Glen (Google Street View) A social media threat directed at Grant High School in Valley Glen led authorities on Thursday to an unloaded gun in a locker and the arrest of a student, according to the school’s principal. In a robo-call to parents Thursday evening, Principal Vicky Damonte said the social media post led school police to a student’s locker, where they found the unloaded gun. The LAUSD campus is at 13000 Oxnard St. “We did ha...
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Grant High School’s 2018 graduation ceremony

(l-r) Valedictorians Verta Keshishyan, Nehal Banik and Niaz Sassounian sing along with the Vocal Ensemble while sitting in the front row during the commencement ceremony for Grant High School. Valley Glen, CA. 6/8/2017 Photo by John McCoy/Los Angeles Daily News (SCNG) Students celebrate after getting their diplomas at the commencement ceremony for Grant High School. Valley Glen, CA. 6/8/2017 Photo by John McCoy/Los Angeles Daily News (SCNG) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds ...
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As Columbine massacre remembered, San Fernando Valley students walk out with a message

Students across the San Fernando Valley on Friday are walking out of class once again, in a show of nationwide solidarity against violence at school campuses. The walkout coincides with the 19th anniversary of the massacre at Columbine High School in Colorado, where on April 20, 1999, two students opened fire at the school, killing 12 of their fellow students and a teacher before killing themselves. And it follows many massacres since, the latest being in Florida, where in February a shooter kil...
Tags: Florida, Colorado, La, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, Associated Press, Grant High School, Southern California, Columbine, San Fernando Valley, El Camino Real, Los Angeles Unified School District, Reseda, Columbine High School, Tyner

Questions surface on accuracy of California school absentee data

By NICO SAVIDGE, EdSource Problems with California’s database of school chronic absenteeism rates could be more widespread than the state Department of Education previously acknowledged. The department has recently begun adding notes to school chronic absenteeism data posted on its DataQuest website warning that the statistics may be unreliable. A page for San Francisco Unified, a district in which 83 schools reported zero absences, now includes a note that reads, “This district has notified the...
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These Valley students are really smart and just proved it by winning LAUSD’s Academic Decathlon

A team of students from El Camino Real Charter High School in Woodland Hills has won the Los Angeles Unified School District’s 37th Annual Academic Decathlon, officials announced Sunday. The win will allow the team to compete, along with 13 district schools, in the California Academic Decathlon on March 23-25 in Sacramento. RELATED STORY: Spring break? Not for Granada Hills Charter kids eyeing national Academic Decathlon win “I’m so proud of all the students who participate in Academic Decathlon...
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Education Week and PBS Explain Why More than Forty Teachers are Running for Office in Oklahoma

Every Oklahoman should watch "an awesome video" produced by Education Week's Lisa Stark and aired on PBS NewsHour about teachers running for office and parents leading the battle to rebuild our state's schools. They should also read Daarel Burnette's coverage of the grassroots uprising in Education Week. Edweek and PBS report: After ousting the state's superintendent in a 2014 primary, the loosely organized group of educators from around the state successfully campaigned to scrap the state's te...
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Mary Robinette Kowal’s GHOST TALKERS: Video, Art and Giveaway

Ghost Talkers is a new novel from fantasy author Mary Robinette Kowal featuring the mysterious spirit corps and their heroic work in World War I. We are delighted to be hosting the reveal of the exquisite book trailer, made with paper cut animation by Rebecca Celsi along with super cool notes from the artist and the author on its creation. Ginger Stuyvesant, an American heiress living in London during World War I, is engaged to Captain Benjamin Hartshorne, an intelligence officer. Ginger is...
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JJ Clavo's mother embraces mom of shooting suspect

The mother of the teen accused in the shooting death of JJ Clavo embraced the slain Grant High School football player's mother just moments before her son was arraigned Monday.
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Sac police arrest 16-year-old in JJ Clavo's killing

The Sacramento Police Department announced Thursday it arrested a 16-year-old in connection with the shooting death of a Grant High School football player.
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Sac PD to release new development in JJ Clavo killing

The Sacramento Police Department announced Thursday it will be "providing a significant new development" in the investigation into the death of a Grant High School football player.
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Oregon Ducks give All-American kicker a holiday gift: a scholarship

Schneider walked on with the Ducks in 2014 after graduating from Portland's Grant High School - where his passion was soccer, not football - and earned the financial aid after winning UO's job on placekicks as a freshman. As a sophomore, he's become one of the most dependable kickers in the Football Bowl Subdivision by making 62-of-62 point-after attempts and 20-of-22 field goals this season.
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Shooting Reported Near Grant High School; Varsity Football Playoff Game Canceled

SACRAMENTO- A student at Grant Union High School was shot and killed Friday afternoon near the school. According to Mike Alberghini, the school's varsity football coach, Jaulon Clavo died and Malik Johnson suffered non-life threatening injuries during the shooting. Clavo was the driver, and Johnson was a passenger in the front seat. Grant was scheduled to host Beyer High School from Modesto Friday evening for the first round of Division 2 playoffs. The Twin Rivers Unified School District says th...
Tags: Sacramento, Modesto, Johnson, Grant High School, Grant, Grant Union High School, Mike Alberghini, Jaulon Clavo, Malik Johnson, Clavo, Beyer High School, Twin Rivers Unified School District

Portland schools' Grotto ban needs board's input for possible solutions: Editorial Agenda 2015

Families walk through the grounds of The Grotto in Northeast Portland where the Festival of Lights has been held since 1988. Jennifer O'Leary, a 1995 Grant High School graduate, plans to bring the Portland School Board a modest idea for consideration on Tuesday: How about the seven directors discuss the ramifications of the district's sudden decision to prohibit school choirs from singing at The Grotto's annual Christmas festival? It's not a bad idea, considering that school choirs from district...
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Young Grant High Boxer Continues Journey Toward 2016 Olympics In Rio De Janeiro

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A young boxer from Grant High School is continuing his journey toward the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. CBS13 spoke to Angel Rios a year ago, and decided to check on his progress now. The Grant High senior is a focused young man, whether he’s taking notes at his desk or taking a crack at solving a problem on his computer. Rios will be the first to tell you he’s grown up fast. Being one of the top local amateur boxers in Northern California will do that. In the ring, there...
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Folsom High Quarterback Shrugs Off National Touchdown Record As He Prepares For Title Game

FOLSOM (CBS13) — A Folsom High School senior broke a national touchdown record with his 220th touchdown pass, but he says he’s not focused on his success. Jake Browning and the rest of the Folsom Bulldogs are getting ready for the Division I championship game on Friday against Grant High. If you ask the quarterback about the accomplishment that led the team to a victory over Tracy High on Saturday, he just shrugs it off like it’s no big deal. “I mean I don’t really think about it that much,” he ...
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Deaf Players An Inspiration For Downey High Teammates, Fans During Postseason Run

MODESTO (CBS13) — A high-school football team made the postseason with a different kind of communication, as three of their players are deaf. Friday was the biggest game of the season for Downey High School. They faced state powerhouse Grant High School in the second round of the playoffs. “They’ve all fought hard to be here,” said father Dwayne Heller. The cheers blared from the bleachers and onto the field. Everyone could hear the excitement, except for three Downey football players. Jed McGui...
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