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LA Times Sports Columnist and Former #2 NFL Draft Player to Speak at Pasadena Quarterbacks Luncheon | Pasadena California, Hotels,CA Real Estate,Restaurants,City Guide... - Pasadena.com  Pasadena Now

Bill Plaschke, a long time Los Angeles Times sports columnist and well-known author, and Maranatha High School football Coach LaVar Arrington will speak at ...



Five Best Friends From Polytechnic High School Accepted to MIT  NBC Southern California

Five students who were also best friends at Polytechnic High School have all been accepted to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.



Days after Florida massacre, L.A. County authorities raced to thwart a school shooting plot in Whittier  Los Angeles Times

A school resource deputy at El Camino High School became aware of the threat on Friday and immediately contacted school administrators, who called the ...



Girls' Volleyball Round Up | Sports  Gazette Newspapers

The St. Anthony girls' volleyball team went undefeated to win the Polytechnic High School of Pasadena Tournament and only dropped one set along the way.



Students Protest Gun Violence in U.S. Schools in a #NationalSchoolWalkout  Los Angeles Times

Students nationwide are demanding an end to gun violence in U.S. schools by walking out of classes at 10 a.m. for 17 minutes on Wednesday, March 14 — one ...



LA River High School hosts its Environmental Summit  Los Angeles Times

For the first time, students and staff welcomed an informative and important event on the school grounds of Sotomayor Center For Arts and Science on Saturday, ...



Environmental Summit comes to LA River School  Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles River students celebrated Earth Day by having their First Annual Environmental Summit on the Sotomayor campus. On April 28, Los Angeles River ...



Recent Bill will ban plastic straws in some restaurants  Los Angeles Times

Governor Jerry Brown recently signed a bill into law that will ban sit-down restaurants from giving their customers plastic straws. The law will take effect on Jan.



Rich Archbold column: It all started in Long Beach’s ‘projects’ for Dee Andrews, lifelong friend Willie Brown  Long Beach Press Telegram

It all started at the end of World War II when Willie Brown and Dee Andrews, destined to become local football heroes and lifelong friends, first met at the Cabrillo ...



When will it stop? — Inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during the shooting  Los Angeles Times

My condolences are with the victims of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and their families. On February 14, the sounds of gunshots were heard all ...



A dozen San Fernando Valley LAUSD schools are due for multimillion-dollar facelifts: Here’s where and why  LA Daily News

Several Los Angeles Unified School District campuses in the San Fernando Valley, having born the brunt of big increases in student population in decades past, ...



Sotomayor Wolves Soccer Team Win Semi Finals and Advance to the CIF Championship  Los Angeles Times

Sotomayor Wolves Soccer team played Fremont High School for the semi-finals in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Championship on February 27.



'Performing with the Pros' with David Burnham at CSArts-SGV  Los Angeles Times

For California School of the Arts-San Gabriel Valley's (CSArts-SGV)'s first “Performing with the Pros” event, students in grades seven to 11 from the Musical ...



Angela Bassett to Host the Music Centers 30th Annual Spotlight Grand Finale Performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall  Broadway World

Oscar-award nominated actress Angela Bassett will host The Music Center's 30th Annual Spotlight Grand Finale Performance at The Music Center's Walt Disney ...



Celebrity High School Dropouts Include Jennifer Lawrence and More!  Life & Style Weekly

They tell you to stay in school — but that advice fell on deaf ears for some celebrities, and needless to say, it all worked out for them in the end. See which stars ...



Pasadena Schools » What Makes High Point Special: The Students Speak  Pasadena Now

If you were to ask me, “What Makes High Point So Special?” I could certainly go on for hours, extolling a unique and nurturing culture that awakens the joy of ...



Here Are The Best Public Schools In California For 2017  Patch.com

Best Public Schools In California For 2017 - Beverly Hills, CA - The rankings were released this week. See how your child's school performed.



The Music Center Announces 2018 Spotlight Program Grand Prize Finalists  Broadway World

The Music Center named 14 outstanding Southern California high school students as Grand Prize Finalists in the 30th annual The Music Center's Spotlight ...



With Election Day looming, these LA 18-year-olds just voted in person early. All voters will have their chance next two weekends  LA Daily News

Busloads of teens made their way to the Los Angeles County Registrar's Office in Norwalk Wednesday for what was more than just a field trip and civics lesson.



Dodgers' Chase Utley, citing family, says he'll retire at end of 2018  KABC-TV

Dodgers infielder Chase Utley, a six-time All-Star over 16 seasons, announced Friday that he will retire at the end of the 2018 season, citing a desire to spend ...



California will legally recognize a third gender on IDs  Los Angeles Times

The Gender Recognition Act was signed into law on Oct. 15 by Governor Jerry Brown. The Gender Recognition Act will “make it easier for people to change their ...



2016 Top 100 Public High Schools in California  Patch.com

Redlands-Loma Linda, CA - The rankings were released this week. See how your child's school performed.



Join Us on a Journey of Discovery During CSArts-SGV's Debut of “Pippin”  Los Angeles Times

Even amidst the excitement of the holiday season and winter break, students of California School of the Arts-San Gabriel Valley (CSArts-SGV) are eager to ...



Oprah Winfrey, Ava DuVernay, Jennifer Lee and Mindy Kaling at the “A Wrinkle in Time” Press Conference  Los Angeles Times

"A Wrinkle in Time" is the latest film adaption of the book by the same name by Madeleine L'Engle, which was first published in 1962. On Feb. 25, a press ...



Electric scooters: Part of the transportation solution or public nuisance?  Los Angeles Times

In Santa Monica's multi-modal community, city planners are interested in getting people out of their cars and onto bicycles and walking. But where do electric ...



Ed Moses, 'Cool School' painter who helped forge L.A.'s art scene, dies at 91  Los Angeles Times

When he was 90 years old, preparing for a 2016 exhibition of new work, Ed Moses zipped across the courtyard of his Los Angeles art studio in a paint-spattered ...



Former San Fernando Valley Wrestling Coach Faces 61 Counts for Alleged Sexual Assaults of Teen Athletes  KTLA

A 56-year-old man was hit with 31 additional counts on Thursday in a sexual assault case involving minors he met through his position as a coach in the San ...



Immigration & racial stereotypes  Los Angeles Times

What comes to mind when you hear the word 'immigrant'? For most people, it is a Mexican individual. Rarely do people think of the Dutch that come from the ...



Huntington Hospital Hosts Open House for Local Students | Pasadena California, Hotels,CA Real Estate,Restaurants,City Guide... - Pasadena.com  Pasadena Now

On Saturday, January 23, Huntington Hospital hosted an open house for local high school students. The event, led by Armen H. Dikranian, MD, urologic surgeon ...



He 'saved my life and lost his:' Victims killed in the Las Vegas shooting  WJLA

A gunman perched on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel-casino unleashed a hail of bullets on an outdoor country music festival below, killing at least 58 ...



Secretary of State Alex Padilla involves school districts in pre-registration initiative with online toolkit  Los Angeles Times

In an effort to better reinforce the concept of pre-registering to vote, the secretary of state has launched an online Back-to-School Pre-Registration Toolkit, ...



Message to my next president  Los Angeles Times

While most students aren't eligible to vote this election, the issues affecting them are important and here to stay. What is the first issue students want the next ...



Anthony Gharib  Los Angeles Times

Anthony Gharib is a Student Journalist at Herbert Hoover High School in Glendale, CA. He is currently a junior, and sports editor and first junior Editor In Chief in ...



Students lead the way in marches around U.S., Southern California, in push for stronger gun-control laws  LA Daily News

A political movement that began last month in the wake of a mass shooting at a Florida high school took several million steps forward Saturday, as hundreds of ...



47 school districts in state of uncertainty  Los Angeles Times

Segregation into a chaotic special education classroom environment was not what they had been looking for. “[The school from our district of residence] never ...



Erika Martinez  Los Angeles Times

Erika Martinez is a senior at Hoover High School in Glendale, CA. She serves as News Director of her school's broadcast program “Tornado TV”, and will be ...



Interview with California Secretary of State Alex Padilla  Los Angeles Times

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla talks with Richard Coca on his pre-registration initiative and High School Voter Education Week.



Ethan Hirschberg  Los Angeles Times

Ethan Hirschberg is a teenager living in San Diego, CA. Ethan was diagnosed with high functioning Autism at age two and he is the founder/blogger of The ...



Riverside Co., SoCal Victims Of Las Vegas Massacre: Heartbreaking List  Patch.com

Heartbreak: Riverside Co. Victims Vegas Massacre - Banning-Beaumont, CA - A Navy vet, a Disney cast member, a "sunshine" mom, the "best dad," a former ...



What We Know About California Victims of the Las Vegas Massacre  KQED

Here's a brief rundown on what we know about the California victims of the Sunday night massacre in Las Vegas in which 58 people were killed and more than ...



Journal 2017 Women of Achievement  Pasadena Journal

CHARLOTTE (Char) BLAND. Charlotte Bland is Chairperson for the Commission on the Status of Women for Pasadena. She and her husband, Reggie, are ...



Southern California victims in Las Vegas mass shooting  KABC-TV

Dozens of Southern California residents were injured and killed in the deadly mass shooting at a concert near the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las ...



My first time at Couch-ella  Los Angeles Times

A surprise guest is welcomed to the stage. As the sounds of screams and cheers fill my ears, I wait expectantly to see the mystery star's face. Through a bouncing ...



Q&A with UC school expert: How to get into University of California  Los Angeles Times

The competition to get into University of California (UC) Schools is tougher than ever. UC Berkeley is the world's top public university according to the ARWU ...



Remembering the Victims of the Las Vegas Massacre: a Newlywed, a Special-Ed Teacher, a Single Mother of Four  The Daily Beast

At least 58 people were killed Monday morning at a Las Vegas music festival, in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. These are their stories.



Ontario boys soccer defeat Knight High School, 2-0, advance to second round of CIF SS Division III playoffs  Los Angeles Times

The Ontario High School Jaguars defeated the visiting Knight High School Hawks of Palmdale, Calif., in Wednesday's CIF Southern Section Division III playoff ...



Male rape culture is our problem  Los Angeles Times

My favorite TV show is "Law & Order: SVU," and I've watched nearly all 18 seasons and come to realize that there are rarely any episodes that feature male ...



The ultimate ghost town  Los Angeles Times

The City of Redlands is deemed to be one of the most haunted towns in America. From apparitions of a boy swinging on a swing at Mariposa Elementary School, ...



From Teen Mom Drop-Out to Superintendent of Schools, Countys New Leader Has Remarkable Story  Patch.com

Echo Park-Silver Lake, CA - County Supervisors named Debra Duardo superintendent of schools for the county Office of Education, capping an unlikely success ...



Jacques S. “Jack” Yeager Sr., Longtime Friend of UC Riverside, Constructed a Large Legacy  UCR Today

Jacques S. “Jack” Yeager Sr., a quiet business leader whose construction company — and influence — helped build UC Riverside along with many of the major ...



Murder flashbacks: The 'Night Stalker'  Los Angeles Times

Not too far from home and not too long ago, the “Night Stalker” committed several crimes in Southern California. Ricardo Leyva Munoz Ramirez, or Richard ...



Murder flashbacks: Wineville Chicken Coop Murders  Los Angeles Times

The year is 1928, Southern California is growing due to agriculture and the rise of Hollywood. Wineville, Calif. was once known exclusively for its grapes, until a ...



They're back! Girl Scout Cookies  Los Angeles Times

Girl Scout cookies are back! Go get your box of cookies!



Prostitution in Ventura: not just in big cities and movies  Los Angeles Times

A few years ago, Ventura Police Department (VPD) received a call from a hotel in Ventura. The voice on the other line was a 17-year-old girl who was being ...



Post-9/11 world: What caused the rise of superhero movies  Los Angeles Times

Superheroes have been household names since the birth of comic books in the 1930's. Entrenched in the Great Depression and on the cusp of another World ...



Thousands of LAUSD students expected to receive diplomas this month  Los Angeles Daily News

High schoolers across the San Fernando Valley accepted their diplomas Thursday, joining some 29,000 Los Angeles Unified students who will be graduating ...



Candy Cane Lane opens in El Segundo  Los Angeles Times

One of the highlights of living in El Segundo is the annual, 65-year-old tradition of Candy Cane Lane! So, get your gloves and hot chocolate ready, you're going ...



“Eddie the Eagle” Q&A with Taron Egerton and Director Dexter Fletcher  Los Angeles Times

Moderator Scott Mantz, Taron Egerton and director Dexter Fletcher seen at Twentieth Century Fox Special Screening of “Eddie The Eagle” on Thursday, Jan.



Grand Central Market: Showcasing LA's rich culinary culture  Los Angeles Times

On the Saturday that I was able to visit the Grand Central Market, its open air arcade was packed with people in search of a unique culinary experience: boy, did ...



Family and friends pay tribute to Las Vegas shooting victims  The Guardian

Nurse, local government workers and student among victims identified from across US and Canada as families share grief on social media. by Jamiles Lartey ...



“Adrenaline takes over” for Supermoto competitor Austin Pecoraro  Los Angeles Times

Since the age of five, senior Austin Pecoraro has been addicted to the thrill of riding motorcycles. During the summer of 2007, Pecoraro and his father discovered ...



Former Reading officer, girlfriend flee gunfire in Las Vegas  WFMZ Allentown

A former Berks County couple are grateful to be alive after escaping the massacre in Las Vegas.



Victims of the Las Vegas concert shooting  CNN

On October 1, a gunman fired from a hotel into a crowd of about 22000 people taking in the final performance at the Route 91 Harvest music festival. He killed at ...



Charged With a Crime? Better Check Your Facebook Pictures - Reality Base : Reality Base  Discover Magazine

Earlier this year, the realms of law and new media collided when Lori Drew was hit with federal charges for creating a fake MySpace page and harassing a ...



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