| Mar 10, 2012
| 4:04 PM
Our communities have been rocked in the last few weeks with a spate of suicides: Two teenage boys have killed themselves and a 13-year-old girl tried to do so.
What is going on?
In the case of 15-year-old Drew Ferraro, the specter of bullying has...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 7:16 PM
Los Angeles resident Rosa Ceron and her family have been struggling to make ends meet since she lost her job and her husband suffered a heart attack.
Many necessities, including regular doctor and dentist visits, were put on the back burner because,...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:13 PM
Glendale Unified will not release the findings of an internal investigation into a suicide at Crescenta Valley High School last month, officials said this week, unless they receive authorization from the family.
District spokesman Steve Frasher described...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 8:18 AM
Nevermind that they misspelled the word 'prostitution' in the headline, but the student paper at Boston University is in hot water after running an April Fool's Day edition that ran the faux story: "Cinderella in political prostituion [sic] ring,...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 8:30 AM
Toll Middle School has been identified as a model campus by the Southern Poverty Law Center for its efforts in building an inclusive culture.
It was one of 77 schools nationwide, and eight in California, to be named a “Mix It Up Model School,&...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 8:35 AM
The City Council this week agreed to accept more than $100,000 in state money to offer adult bike safety classes.
The classes are a major step for the city, which established a Bicycle Master Plan in 2009 with goals of encouraging bicyclists to take to...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 3:57 PM
The Glendale Unified school board on Tuesday authorized the district to move forward with the federal Race to the Top grant application that could bring $40 million to the district, but with just days left until the Oct. 30 deadline, an agreement has...
| May 18, 2012
| 3:32 PM
A Glendale High School student who was arrested this week after he allegedly grabbed a 42-year-old woman’s crotch told police he was accused of the same crime at another school campus, according to police.
The student, Ryan Navarrete, 18, of Los...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 3:00 PM
Glendale Unified school board members this week are slated to continue discussions over a district-wide policy change that could ease restrictions on students bringing wireless devices, such as smartphones and iPads, to class.
The new policy being...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 3:22 PM
California must change course. In a recent survey of American chief executives, California ranked 50th in providing a business-friendly environment. Their finding: over-taxation and burdensome regulation, evidenced by the double-digit unemployment rate...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 1:01 PM
When an activity results in broken bones, it is usually a sign to desist. So Hoover High School senior Sasoon Amerian had his work out cut out for him Thursday as he set about training his schoolmates on how to administer hands-only CPR.
| Jun 8, 2012
| 9:38 PM
Eli Hallak had always wanted to send the St. Francis High sports medicine program to a national competition, but all the ones he found took place in person and were too expensive with travel and room and board costs.
Hallak, the director of St. Francis'...