Newly installed Los Angeles schools Supt. Ramon Cortines said he opposes using construction bond money to pay for curriculum on student computers, raising new questions about the future of the system's controversial $1.3-billion technology project.
After UCLA chemistry professor Patrick Harran walked out of court in June, his lawyers issued a news release hailing the "first-of-its-kind" deal that all but freed him from criminal liability in a 2008 lab fire that killed a staff researcher.
Stockton homicide detectives were searching for suspects and motives Sunday in a series of apparently unrelated shootings overnight that left five people dead at three locations in the San Joaquin County city.
Anaheim police are looking for three suspects in the brutal beating of a 43-year-old man Friday night in an Angel Stadium parking lot.
The former Los Angeles schools official under scrutiny for his role in the district's $1.3-billion iPad program defended himself Thursday, saying that he did not improperly steer the contract to a company that once employed him.
David Lupica had owned the three-bedroom Eagle Rock home since 2000, when his parents deeded it to him as a gift. In September, public records show, he gave the house to someone else.