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  • In suburbia, a growing education in poverty

    In suburbia, a growing education in poverty
    From its distinguished alumni — CEOs, well-known authors, professional actors — to its enviable test scores and championship sports teams, the Parkland School District glows with an aura of affluence and privilege. But amid its McMansions,...
  • Ghetto Film School Gives L.A. Students a Head Start on Hollywood Careers

    21st Century Fox's Peter Rice, director David O. Russell, Los Angeles City Councilman Gil Cedillo and Los Angeles' film czar Ken Ziffren were among those who helped launch a West Coast version of New York's Ghetto Film School, which prepares high school-...
  • Opening a restaurant, taking a leap

    Opening a restaurant, taking a leap
    Neophyte restaurateurs Beverly Kim and Johnny Clark ran through calculations on their Excel spreadsheet, something they've done plenty in the last year. They knew early on that the margin of error at their new Avondale restaurant, Parachute, was thin....
  • Helen Heyrman, 1920-2014, a leader in home care, dies

     Helen Heyrman, 1920-2014, a leader in home care, dies
    Helen Heyrman, executive director of the first Home Health Care Association in the country, earned the moniker "Home Health Helen" and received 28 national, state and local awards for her dedication as an early leader in the field of aging. "Helen...
  • Cathy Reese: Record of experience, compassion

    My name is Cathy Reese. I am currently in my fourth year as a sitting Judge on the Orphans’ Court for Carroll County and I am seeking re-election. Historically named since 1777, at which time the death of a male landowner meant his children were...
  • HBO's 'Paycheck' doc examines plight of those treading water

    HBO's 'Paycheck' doc examines plight of those treading water
    Near the beginning of the film "Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life & Times of Katrina Gilbert," a teacher at a day care center asks her charges: "Good choices get you what?" "Good results!" the kids all say in unison. Try telling that to Katrina Gilbert,...
  • Possible Head Start closures spur Waters to seek probe of L.A. County

    Possible Head Start closures spur Waters to seek probe of L.A. County
    A local congresswoman Tuesday called for a federal investigation into the Los Angeles County Office of Education because of events that could lead to the closure of Kedren Head-Start centers across the county. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Los Angeles)...
  • Palm Beach County considers adding new children's department

    Palm Beach County considers adding new children's department
    Palm Beach County is considering creating a new county department intended to consolidate efforts to help local children. The new Children and Youth Services Department would take a host of children’s programs spread among other branches of county...
  • Health chief Kathleen Sebelius, who oversaw Obamacare rollout, resigns

    WASHINGTON — Kathleen Sebelius, who helped guide the rocky and controversial rollout of President Obama's landmark health law, has resigned as Health and Human Services secretary after more than five years. In her place, the president plans as...
  • Letter: Act would threaten parents' rights

    The Strong Start for America's Children Act, SB 1697 will be using federal dollars to create universal preschool programs. In addition, money would be used to fund the “Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program,” which was...
  • Republicans draw election-year battle line over Obama budget

    WASHINGTON -- Congressional Republicans quickly erected a wall of opposition to President Obama's proposed 2015 budget, establishing election year battle lines over which party can best handle the nation's finances and address rising income inequality....