Teachers’ union accuses superintendent of lavish spending

LOS ANGELES — As state mediation efforts continued in hopes of resolving a labor-talk stalemate between the Los Angeles Unified School District and its teachers’ union, the union accused Superintendent Austin Beutner of holding a lavish series of meetings with charter-school advocates. Citing information taken from Beutner’s official district calendar, obtained following a public records…

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City to salute indigenous people Oct. 8

LOS ANGELES — The Black Eyed Peas will perform at the grand finale concert for the first celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day in Los Angeles, City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell announced last week. The Black Eyed Peas will join the Native American rock group Redbone as the headlining acts of the concert, which is scheduled to…

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