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L.A. NOWThe Los Angeles Unified School District agreed to sweeping revisions in the way it teaches students who are learning English as well as black students, to settle a federal civil rights investigation into whether the district was denying the students......
L.A. NOWDismayed by one council member's repeated whistle-blowing about the embattled city, Montebello City Council members on Wednesday are slated to discuss a host of rules on how council members communicate and use city letterhead. The move comes after some...
L.A. NOWA 5-year-old boy was being treated for injuries after he fell from a moving school bus in Riverside County, officials said Monday afternoon....
L.A. NOWFederal environmental regulators Wednesday ordered a tire recycling plant in the Coachella Valley town of Mecca to remove excess stockpiles of tires that pose a fire danger. The tire recycler operates on the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians reservation...
Osama bin Laden, a scion of one of Saudi Arabia's wealthiest families, became the grim apostle of a strain of Islamic radicalism that exalted violence against non-believers, and the leader of a terrorist network that launched repeated attacks in the West,...
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"Troubadours: Carole King, James Taylor and the Rise of the Singer-Songwriter," a presentation of "American Masters" that airs Wednesday on KOCE, tells the story of the crowd that haunted Doug Weston's Troubadour in the late '60s and early '70s, the music...
Pop & HissThe inscrutable style of Parisian producer Onra can be ascertained by scanning the three club dates he's currently in the middle of. On Monday night, he manned the turntables at the famed Funkmosphere, the terrain of modern funk messiah Dam-Funk......
Babylon & BeyondViolent storms Wednesday wreaked havoc on the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia but didn't cause any notable injuries or halt the processions. Around 2.8 million people took part in the pilgrimage this year, a religious requirement for any able-...
Pop & HissSo, a friend visited L.A. over the holidays and he'd just moved to Portland, Ore., two weeks ago from New York, where he'd been living for the last three years. He showed me pictures of his multi-bedroom house that he's......
Have gun, Will talk: Arizona Sheriff Clarence Dupnik not speechless over Tucson shootings or much elseTop of the TicketGabrielle Giffords and 19 others dead or wounded....
Despite persistent economic woes, California leaves billions of federal food stamp dollars on the table each year that could help ease hunger and boost the local economy, officials say. Only 48% of eligible Californians are enrolled in the nutrition...
An hour before dawn in the camp of last resort. Dozens of men and a few women are asleep in the beds of pickup trucks, in the back seats of cars or on flattened cardboard boxes in the dirt behind the Toro Loco market. The air is cool, but the terrible sun...
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