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  • 'Captain Underpants' Author Will Sign Latest Release

    'Captain Underpants' Author Will Sign Latest Release
    Highlights Nominations are being accepted now through Sept. 8 for The Harriet Beecher Stowe Prize for Writing for Social Justice, presented every other year to an American author whose work has made an important impact on a critical social issue in...
  • To Launch New Series, Sprout Lets Space Animals Invade Its Kiddie-Program Lineup

    Space travelers have invaded TV's kiddie-oriented Sprout network. Tykes viewing a recent broadcast of the animated series "Justin Time" on the NBCUniversal-owned outlet may have been surprised to see the actual show shrink into the center of the screen...
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: February leading indicators, existing home sales for February, weekly jobless claims Local earnings: AAR Corp., Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago Other earnings: ConAgra Foods Inc., Lennar Corp., Nike Inc., Scholastic Corp., Sterling...
  • Kate DiCamillo wins Newbery Medal; Printz, Caldecott awards announced

    Kate DiCamillo wins Newbery Medal; Printz, Caldecott awards announced
    Kate DiCamillo's novel for young adults, "Flora and Ulysses," is the winner of the 2014 John Newbery Medal, the top honor in children's literature from the American Library Assn. The Caldecott Medal for most distinguished picture book went to "Locomotive"...
  • Caldecott, Newbery Medals awarded by American Library Assn.

    Caldecott, Newbery Medals awarded by American Library Assn.
    The American Library Assn. announced its 2013 book award winners Monday at its annual national conference, held this year in Seattle. While the best-known awards are the John Newbery Medal and the Caledecott Medal, there are dozens of awards, each of...
  • Community & Clubs: Give a book, plant a seed for future

    Rotarians from the three area Rotary Clubs (Newport-Balboa, Newport Beach Sunrise and Newport-Irvine) as well as from District 5320's eClub have arranged for the purchase and delivery of nearly 2,000 summer reading books to the students at Wilson,...
  • Despite leaks, Harry's fans await witching hour

    It was a plot twist even J.K. Rowling did not see coming. Days before Saturday's release of the eagerly awaited "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," the final installment in the British author's hugely popular series, news of the book's content...
  • Publisher takes action against `Potter' leaks

    The assault on the " Harry Potter" embargo continued Wednesday, as Scholastic Inc., publisher of the blockbuster series, revealed that as many as 1,200 copies of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" were delivered the day before to readers who bought...
  • The week ahead

    Monday: -- Third-quarter current account balance -- Earnings: ACI Worldwide Inc.; Adobe Systems Inc.; Spartech Corp. Tuesday: -- November housing starts -- Earnings: Applied Signal Technology Inc.; Best Buy Co.; Darden Restaurants Inc.; FactSet...
  • L.A. Unified schools' chief Cortines works for district supplier

     
    Los Angeles schools Supt. Ramon C. Cortines earned more than $150,000 last year for serving on the board of one of the nation's leading educational publishing companies, a firm with more than $16 million in contracts with the school district......
  • L.A. schools superintendent resigns position at Scholastic

     
    Los Angeles Unified School District Supt. Ramon C. Cortines has resigned from the board of publisher Scholastic Inc. Cortines, who makes $250,000 annually in his position as schools superintendent, earned an additional $150,000 last year from Scholastic,...
  • Ramon Cortines resigns from Scholastic board

     
    L.A. schools Supt. Ramon C. Cortines resigned Thursday from the board of Scholastic Inc., a position that paid him compensation worth more than $150,000 last year. Cortines’ dual role with the company and the district received scrutiny in the wake......