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LAUSD Might Get an $8.6 Million Discount on its LADWP Bill
Beginning July, everyone that receives a power bill from LADWP will notice an increase equivalent to 4.6% annually. That is, everyone, but the LAUSD if a motion by the L.A. City Council is approved.
"The District faces a $650 million budget deficit now, and the anticipated state budget cuts are likely to cause even more drastic fiscal impacts," said Councilmember Paul Krekorian in his motion. "In March the LAUSD board issued layoff noticed to 5200 of its 71,000+ employees, including 4700 teachers, administrators, counselors and nurses."
The new electricity rates will add $8.6 million to the school district. "That eats into the
limited amount in discretionary funds that any school district has left after paying its teachers and its staff," Krekorian, a former Burbank school board member, said.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.