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Undecided LAUSD seats slated for May 19 runoff election

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles Unified School District board members Tamar Galatzan, Bennett Kayser and Richard Vladovic will have to compete in a May 19 runoff election as they fight to retain their seats, while incumbent George McKenna won re-election thanks to having no challengers. Kayser, 68, had the most tightly contested race in […]

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Incoming UC students will be required to get measles vaccine

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Incoming students at UCLA, UC Irvine and other University of California campuses across the state will be required to be immunized against measles and other diseases beginning in 2017, the university system announced today. The system’s existing policy requires only vaccination against hepatitis B, although some individual campuses have additional requirements. The new policy will […]

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Santa Monica HS coach diagnosed with measles

Santa Monica High School students and parents were alerted Friday night that a freshman baseball coach had been diagnosed with measles, as the California-centered outbreak continued to spread to other states and Mexico. School and Los Angeles County health officials immediately investigated the potential exposure to the rest of the campus. But they concluded that […]

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Kamala Harris to run for Boxer’s Senate seat

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Attorney General Kamala Harris announced in low-key fashion today that she is running for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer.   “California has been incredibly well served by the transformational leadership of Senator Boxer and the continued service of Senator (Dianne) Feinstein. With your help, I hope to […]

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UCLA most sought after university in U.S.

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - More than 112,000 prospective students applied for admission to UCLA for fall 2015, again making the Westwood campus the most applied-to four-year university in the country, the university announced today.   UCLA received 92,681 freshman applications and 20,063 transfer applications, according to the university.   The number of applications is 6.5 […]

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