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Local schools receive federal Promise Zone grant

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti has announced that eight Los Angeles schools — seven in Pico-Union and one in Hollywood — will share a $30 million federal grant for educational and community-based services to help low-income children and families. The Promise Neighborhood grant, administered by the Youth Policy Institute, will be allocated over the Read More…

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Activists planning new Oscar protest

LOS ANGELES — A coalition of minority groups and civil rights activists are launching another national boycott and protest of the 2017 Academy Awards. The announcement was made Jan. 24, hours after this year’s Academy Award nominations were announced and despite the fact that six black actors were nominated for Academy Awards, an all-time high. Read More…