Monthly Archives: January 2017

Women’s march draws large crowds downtown

LOS ANGELES — Women’s March-Los Angeles, which drew a massive crowd that filled the downtown streets around Pershing Square Jan. 21, was the city’s largest demonstration in more than a decade. The gathering was held in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington, similar events in cities nationwide and in other parts of the world…

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Friends of Hollywood Central Park hold annual gala

HOLLYWOOD — City Councilmen Mitch O’Farrell and David Ryu and City Controller Ron Galperin helped former Councilman Tom LaBonge honor the 2017 Real Stars of Hollywood at the Friends of Hollywood Central Park’s annual gala, For the Love of Hollywood, on Jan. 12 at the Taglyan Cultural Center. This year’s honors went to Paramount Pictures,…

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Groups publish toolkit to guide parents through LAUSD

LOS ANGELES — A network of more than 60 nonprofit organizations gathered Jan. 19 at the United Way of Greater Los Angeles for the launch of a Parent Engagement Toolkit aimed at helping parents navigate the Los Angeles Unified School District system, and determine if their school is adequately supporting their child toward graduation, college…

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