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  • Deasy orders test scores to count for 30% of teachers' evaluations

     
    L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy announced Friday that 30% of a teacher’s evaluation will be based on student standardized test scores, setting off another round of contention in the nation’s second-largest school system just weeks before a...
  • SEIU endorses L.A. sales-tax hike but stays out of mayor's race

     
    The influential Service Employees International Union announced Tuesday it is backing Proposition A, the sales-tax hike ballot measure that would generate more than $200 million for the L.A. city budget after years of financial crisis. The group opted,...
  • LGBT community sidelined from Tet parade but undeterred

     
    LGBT community sidelined from Tet parade but undeterred...
  • Obama's exploding fist-bump and hug with Sen. Mark Kirk

     
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  • Union wins right to represent Valley charter school

     
    The Los Angeles teachers union announced Wednesday night that it has won the right to negotiate a contract for teachers and counselors at a West San Fernando Valley charter school. The charter, Ivy Academia, operates out of three locations and......
  • Garcetti campaign expects union to endorse Greuel

     
    A spokesman for L.A. mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti said he believes one of the city’s most powerful public employee unions on Wednesday will be endorsing his rival, City Controller Wendy Greuel....
  • L.A. mayor candidates tone it down for radio debate

     
    The leading candidates for L.A. mayor have dialed up their rhetoric as a March 5 primary draws closer, but they are still little known to a large number of voters in the city and remain determined to make a good first impression....
  • Despite Efficient Cars, Savings at Pump Elusive

     
    Despite reduced gasoline consumption, higher prices at the pump mean Americans are finding themselves with less money to spend elsewhere. That's according to a pair of reports issued Monday by the U.S. Department of Energy and the Union of Concerned......
  • Headed for May 21 runoff, Greuel gets influential labor backing

     
    Standing aside L.A. trash collectors and machinists, mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel accepted the endorsement of a powerful city workers union the morning after she won a spot in the May 21 runoff....
  • Greuel, Garcetti in May mayor's runoff; 3 council seats undecided

     
    City Councilman Eric Garcetti edged past Controller Wendy Greuel in Tuesday's primary election, emerging as the top vote-getter in one of the lowest turnouts in memory, moving the race to a May runoff between the City Hall veterans. Garcetti received........
  • 2013 State of the Union: Date, time, channels for President Obama address

     
    Updated Feb. 11, 2013, 3:45pm CT President Barack Obama will be delivering the 2013 State of the Union address — the fourth of his time in office, and the first of his second term as president — to a Joint Session of Congress on Tuesday, Feb....
  • L.A. mayor's race: SEIU, a key city union, endorses Wendy Greuel

     
    The SEIU 721, one of the city's most powerful public employee unions, Wednesday endorsed City Controller Wendy Greuel for mayor of Los Angeles, consolidating her backing by influential labor groups as she faces Councilman Eric Garcetti in the May 21......