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  • Group gives Orange schools a “D” for charter school access

     
    A newly-formed¬†group chaired by a former Jeb Bush ally has given Orange County a “D” rating for access to charter schools. The Center for School Options, a think tank focused that favors charter schools and other school choice options,¬†...
  • UCLA law institute on issues affecting gays receives $5 million

    UCLA law institute on issues affecting gays receives $5 million
    The Williams Institute, UCLA’s think tank on legal issues affecting gays and lesbians, has received a $5-million gift from its namesake donor, officials announced Tuesday. Including the new donation, UCLA alumnus Charles R. Williams has...
  • Women street artists are focus of upcoming LALA Gallery exhibit

    Women street artists are focus of upcoming LALA Gallery exhibit
    The competitive, often territorial world of street art has long been male-dominated. Increasingly, however, women artists are adding a distinct sensibility to the street art scene that, in Los Angeles and other cities, includes yarn bombing (or graffiti...
  • Post-Hirshhorn, Richard Koshalek is headed back west

    Post-Hirshhorn, Richard Koshalek is headed back west
    Some bubbles are harder to burst than others. After a four-year run as director of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Richard Koshalek says he is returning to California — and just might bring with him a version of the inflatable event space...
  • Schwarzenegger Calls Affair With Housekeeper 'Stupidest Thing'

    Schwarzenegger Calls Affair With Housekeeper 'Stupidest Thing'
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Arnold Schwarzenegger, talking about his affair with a family housekeeper for the first time in a television interview, said it was "the stupidest thing" he did in his marriage to Maria Shriver and said it "inflicted tremendous...
  • Scholar's Bias Against Hispanics Dangerous

    Jason Richwine is a type in American politics. He holds a doctorate from Harvard. He writes studies, appears at conservative conferences in suit and tie, and expounds the same old nonsense about immigrants that we've been hearing since the Know Nothings...
  • Tunisian Man Arrested in Deadly Attack on Benghazi Consulate

    Tunisian Man Arrested in Deadly Attack on Benghazi Consulate
    The Tunisian government on Wednesday confirmed it has arrested a 28-year-old Tunisian reportedly linked to the U.S. Consulate attack in Libya, according to the AP. Tunisian Interior Ministry spokesman Tarrouch Khaled said Ali Harzi was in custody in...
  • Drones, Warships Sent To Hunt Killers In US Embassy Attack

    Drones, Warships Sent To Hunt Killers In US Embassy Attack
    The United States is struggling to determine whether a militant group planned the attack that killed its ambassador to Libya and three other Americans, even as warships head toward the north African country as part of a mission to hunt down and punish the...
  • Universal's bid for EMI music division approved

    Regulators in the U.S. and Europe on Friday approved Universal Music Group’s $1.9 billion acquisition of the music division of EMI Group Ltd., giving the Los Angeles-based music company control of the Beatles music catalogue and the iconic Abbey...
  • Schwarzenegger: Maid's Son Started to Look Like Me

    Schwarzenegger: Maid's Son Started to Look Like Me
    LOS ANGELES -- Arnold Schwarzenegger said he dealt with his multiple affairs, like other big moments in his life, by denying them -- even, and at times especially from his wife. "That's the way I handled things, and it always has worked," the action...
  • PASSINGS: Harold Garfinkel, Gerald Allison, Tom King, Ronald D. Asmus, Christian Ferry

    PASSINGS: Harold Garfinkel, Gerald Allison, Tom King, Ronald D. Asmus, Christian Ferry
    Harold Garfinkel UCLA sociologist studied common sense Harold Garfinkel, 93, a longtime UCLA sociology professor whose groundbreaking work examined the importance of common sense in everyday situations, died April 21 of congestive heart failure at his...
  • Double-dipping labor leaders stand to reap millions

    Double-dipping labor leaders stand to reap millions
    At least eight Chicago labor leaders who are eligible for inflated city pensions also stand to receive union pensions covering the same work period, thanks to a charitable interpretation of state law by officials representing two city pension funds, a...