Herald American Local News

Downey schools adopt transgender student policies

DOWNEY — Students, faculty members and staff in the Downey Unified School District had a new, unusual set of rules to follow when classes began last week — treatment and privacy rights of transgender students. Complying with a new state law, AB 1266, school board members last month approved guidelines dealing with the treatment of such Read More…

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Bellflower eases ‘loitering’ rules for sex offenders

BELLFLOWER — The City Council Monday night gave final approval to an ordinance change halting the enforcement of “loitering” restrictions on registered sexual offenders as listed in a 2010 city law and instead aligns itself with state law on the subject, which is not as restrictive. Originally approved Aug. 25, the ordinance change will take effect Read More…

East Edition Local News

Santa Fe Springs allocates funds for music, cultural programs

SANTA FE SPRINGS — The City Council has approved an allocation of $37,748 to distribute to 10 music and cultural programs in the community. The allocations were recommended by the council-appointed Heritage Arts Advisory Commission and comes from the Art In Public Places Fund, a fee developers must pay upon submitting construction plans. Allocations went to: Read More…