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  • The union representing most LAUSD teachers today approved a furlough plan, which would prevent an estimated 2,109 layoffs and increased classroom sizes. The end result? A week off the school calendar this and next year. The proposal will go forth to the school board for consideration.
  • Fifth Street and Grand Avenue was named as "John Fante Square" this week, in honor of the famous writer.
  • A little Silver Lake for downtown as Malo opens a second location called Mas Malo.
  • The Myrna Loy statue is back at Venice High School.
  • The process of hiring a new police chief for Pasadena continues to be controversial.
  • An 82-year-old man has been charged with the murder of his 60-year-old roommate in Long Beach.
  • In Echo Park, is the giant "EP" near Baxter and Avon an art project or brush clearance?
  • Don't forget to enter our contest to win a Silver Membership to the Premiere Marquee Club for shows at the Greek Theatre and Gibson Ampitheatre. Winners get three shows of their choice and more perks!