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  • Happiness, fear and hope at Oakridge mobile home park in Sylmar

    It's 90 degrees in November, the full glory and perennial curse of Southern California on fierce display. Devil winds, hill-hopping infernos, smoked mansions, torched trailers, barren freeways, and brilliant sunsets lingering in low-hanging canopies of...
  • Is all this really for the children?

    Is all this really for the children?
    One thing I've learned in 30 years of covering education is that every dispute, demand or decree rests on one claim: We must do this for the children. That's why the teachers union tried to stage a one-day strike to protest budget cuts this week -- to...
  • L.A. charter schools flex their educational muscles

    L.A. charter schools flex their educational muscles
    Over the last decade, a quiet revolution took root in the nation's second-largest school district. Fueled by money and emboldened by clout from some of the city's most powerful figures, charter schools began a period of explosive growth that has...
  • Letters to the editor

    Dire and desperate Re “Story behind slaughter of family starts emerging,” Jan. 28 The Ervin Lupoe tragedy, in which he allegedly killed his wife, five young children and himself after he and his wife were fired from their medical technician...
  • CSUN Student Fights Off Would-Be Rapist

    CSUN Student Fights Off Would-Be Rapist
    NORTHRIDGE -- A student from California State University, Northridge fought off a man who kidnapped her and tried to rape her, police said. The woman, 19, was sitting in her vehicle using her cell phone around midnight at White Oak Avenue and Superior...
  • Man Dies One Week After Being Punched

    Man Dies One Week After Being Punched
    LOS ANGELES -- A 34-year-old Granada Hills man has died one week after being punched at a party, police said. Bryant Matute died on Saturday night from the injuries he sustained a week earlier at a party in the 1100 block of North San Fernando Road in...
  • Fire report yields garage pot farm in Granada Hills

     
    About 200 marijuana plants were discovered inside the garage of a Granada Hills home early Saturday morning when Los Angeles Fire Department crews responded to a reported fire. Firefighters were dispatched to 17471 West Doric Street at 2:22 a.m., Fire.......
  • China to Miss out on 'Dark Knight'

    Variety Entertainment News Service Warner Bros. has decided to take a pass on releasing "The Dark Knight" in China. The studio, which has seen foreign grosses top $465 million for "Knight," made the disclosure in a statement Tuesday. "Based on a...
  • Students Get Copy of SAT Exam Before Test

    GRANADA HILLS -- At least five students at a Granada Hills Charter school got ahold of the SAT at least one day before the exam was administered, according to school officials. The Educational Testing Service got reports of "irregularities" in the...
  • Sesnon Fire Fully Contained

    PORTER RANCH -- Cal Fire announced that the 14,700-acre Sesnon fire was fully contained as of Saturday morning. Fire officials say downed power lines sparked the destructive fire in the Porter Ranch area. Los Angeles County Fire officials say the...
  • Firefighters Responding to Alarm Find Pot-Growing House

    Firefighters Responding to Alarm Find Pot-Growing House
    LOS ANGELES-- Firefighters responding to a blaze at an empty house discovered the home wasn't deserted after all when they found about 200 pot plants inside. The fire at a foreclosed home in Granada Hills was reported early Saturday morning--...
  • Several LAUSD Schools Get Top Marks from the State

    Several LAUSD Schools Get Top Marks from the State
    LOS ANGELES -- The California Department of Education released its Academic Performance Index for schools Friday, and several Los Angeles Unified School Districts received top marks. The index includes some 10,000 schools across the state, and ranks...