High Schools
Measles outbreak: Santa Monica High coach diagnosed with disease

Santa Monica High School students and parents were alerted Friday night that a freshman baseball coach had been diagnosed with measles, as the California-centered outbreak continued to spread to other states and Mexico. School and Los Angeles County health officials immediately investigated the potential exposure to the rest of the campus. But they concluded that because every student on the baseball team had a record of measles immunization, it was unlikely that students could have caught the highly contagious virus. No students have been asked to stay away from campus at this time, school officials said.  In a letter sent to all parents and school staff, Principal Eva Mayoral...