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  • Letters: Schools should be good neighbors

    Re "Charter upsets residents around campus," Nov. 4 It may be difficult to live near a school, but residents should be aware of that when they move in. If drivers are parking illegally and blocking driveways, that must be fixed. However, I have not...
  • South L.A. teacher is facing two years for sexually abusing students

    South L.A. teacher is facing two years for sexually abusing students
    A Los Angeles charter school teacher faces up to two years in prison after admitting in court to sexually abusing two students over the course of six months. Juan Ramon Cardoza, 56, of Downey, pleaded no contest Thursday to two counts of lewd acts...
  • Crenshaw-Narbonne title game could be decided by the quarterbacks

    Crenshaw-Narbonne title game could be decided by the quarterbacks
    It has been the year of the quarterback in the City Section. From Cristian Solano of San Fernando closing in on 4,000 yards passing to Alexander Diamont of Venice accounting for 47 touchdowns passing and running, there are plenty of quarterbacks coming...
  • School librarian helps students struggling with reading

    School librarian helps students struggling with reading
    After each school day, librarian Dinora Arteaga leads a special reading program for a dozen kindergarten and first-grade students, along with their parents. Their goal: learning 10 new words a week. Arteaga works almost exclusively with Spanish-speaking...
  • Crenshaw-Dorsey is about community, respect and bragging rights

    Crenshaw-Dorsey is about community, respect and bragging rights
    On NFL and college football rosters, this is the week for a little trash talking via text messages, tweets and Facebook postings. "I tell them, 'You went to the wrong school,' and they tell me the same thing," Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman...
  • Farmers Markets: Redlands' Saturday morning gathering impresses

    Farmers Markets: Redlands' Saturday morning gathering impresses
    Redlands is one of the last agricultural zones left in the Inland Empire, and its Saturday morning farmers market — though overshadowed by its giant Thursday brother — is thriving. But while the Thursday market seems to be primarily a social...
  • Here's a teacher I'd want for my children

    Here's a teacher I'd want for my children
    I don't know what her students' test scores are like, or what her principal thinks. But I do know that if I had a child in third grade, I'd want someone like Kaylie Gomez to teach her. Gomez is a rookie teacher at a tiny charter school in South Los...
  • 'Bakers Will Bake' sale will benefit Larchmont's Edible Schoolyard

    'Bakers Will Bake' sale will benefit Larchmont's Edible Schoolyard
    On June 9, a dozen of Los Angeles’ best known pastry chefs will meet, some of them for the first time, to host the first “Bakers will Bake” Bake Sale to benefit Larchmont’s Edible Schoolyard.  The pastry chefs include Roxana...
  • The city that wants fewer bikes, if any

    The city that wants fewer bikes, if any
    Calcutta, India, would seem to have reached some sort of bicycling nirvana. In the city of 5 million people in a metropolitan area nearly triple that size, more bicycle rides are made each day than forays by car. So much for that progressive state of...
  • Letters: A tough 'Sissy'

    Re "A Sissy as tough as Wyoming," Column One, Oct. 3 Women have been wearing men's clothing for more than a century yet are never referred to as "cross dressers." But really, that is beside the point. Sissy Goodwin is an admirable man. He is living...
  • Letters: In defense of charter schools

    Letters: In defense of charter schools
    Re "The charter mistake," Opinion, Oct. 1 To say I am disappointed by Diane Ravitch's Op-Ed article is an understatement. Many of her assertions regarding charter schools are offensive to the parents and educators who have created some amazing charters....