When the Chinese School in Irvine opened in the 1970s as a home for teaching the native language and culture, only 30 students filled a handful of rented classrooms.
Corona del Mar High School has palm trees, ocean breezes and a parking lot where students hustle out of shiny BMWs as they head to class.
L.A. County judge also orders the former Bell administrator to pay the city nearly $9 million in restitution.
Four years after he became the face of municipal greed, Robert Rizzo broke his long silence Wednesday in a Los Angeles courtroom and asked a judge for mercy.
Counties in California have failed to properly document how $1.7 million in Indian gaming money was distributed, according to an audit released Thursday by the California state auditor’s office.
A convicted cocaine dealer now accused of raping a 14-year-old Arizona girl and luring her into prostitution went on trial Tuesday in Orange County’s first test of a year-old law that increases the punishment for human trafficking.
Los Angeles high school students were vying Saturday for a chance to represent the city in a national science bowl in April.
A man was killed on a Lake Balboa street Friday night after being struck by two cars that fled the scene, police said.