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L.A. County to investigate public school system's enrollment of Catholic school students

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They are Loyola's three amigos who kick, punt and long snap

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Health officials declare hepatitis A outbreak in L.A. County

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Small quake prompts Hollywood, L.A. to light up Twitter

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The week ahead in L.A. classical music, Sept. 17-24: Joshua Bell, Los Angeles Master Chorale and more

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  • L.A. County to investigate public school system's enrollment of Catholic school students
    L.A. County to investigate public school system's enrollment of Catholic school students

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    Los Angeles County education officials have launched an investigation into fiscal and legal questions surrounding a small public school district that has been enrolling Catholic school students. The inquiry centers on the Lennox Virtual Academy, an online school operated by the Lennox School District, which has about 5,000 students and is located near Los Angeles International Airport. Earlier this month, The Times reported that the district had entered into unorthodox partnerships with at least four Catholic schools, offering them money and free laptops in exchange for enrolling their students in the district’s virtual academy
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  • Thoughtful, affordable housing in L.A.? It's true. These two tours show how
    Thoughtful, affordable housing in L.A.? It's true. These two tours show how

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    A week after state legislators sent Gov. Jerry Brown bills to address California's lack of affordable housing, the Los Angeles chapter of the American Institute of Architects will host two tours highlighting low-cost housing in South L.A. and Hollywood. The first tour, Single-Family Solutions in South L.A., on Sept. 23 will include several versions of Prototype – A True Starter Home designed to be built for less than $200,000 by Lehrer Architects, and the IVRV House designed by SCI-Arc students in collaboration with Habitat for Humanity
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  • Nordstrom family nears choosing an L.A. firm as a buyout partner, report says
    Nordstrom family nears choosing an L.A. firm as a buyout partner, report says

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    Nordstrom family members are close to choosing private equity firm Leonard Green & Partners to help fund a buyout of the Seattle-based department store chain that bears their name, CNBC reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Leonard Green, based in Los Angeles, would provide the Nordstrom family members with about $1 billion in equity to help fund the deal, CNBC reported Tuesday
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  • Len Wein, famed comic book writer who created 'Swamp Thing' and 'Wolverine', dead at 69
    Len Wein, famed comic book writer who created 'Swamp Thing' and 'Wolverine', dead at 69

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    Len Wein, a prolific and influential comic book writer who gave life and dimension to fan-favorite characters including Swamp Thing and Wolverine, has died while hospitalized in Los Angeles. Wein, who died Sunday at 69, had been struggling with poor health for months, a battle he chronicled — sometimes with a touch of humor, sometimes with resignation — on Twitter. During a decades-long career, Wein was a mainstay of the comic industry, laying hands on classic good vs, evil characters like Batman and Superman, but more often introducing or reviving characters who struggled with human frailties and the complexities of life
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  • Did you spot the egg-shaped museum named NuMu cruising L.A.? Next stop: LACMA
    Did you spot the egg-shaped museum named NuMu cruising L.A.? Next stop: LACMA

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    After roughly 3,000 miles, two international border crossings and a lot of road food consumed by its inhabitants, the egg-shaped museum called the NuMu has rolled into Los Angeles. Given that this is a city that has turned cruising into a fine art, it was only fitting that someone would turn a piece of fine art into an object for cruising the streets of Los Angeles
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Education

  • L.A. County to investigate public school system's enrollment of Catholic school students
    L.A. County to investigate public school system's enrollment of Catholic school students

    , latimes.com

    Los Angeles County education officials have launched an investigation into fiscal and legal questions surrounding a small public school district that has been enrolling Catholic school students. The inquiry centers on the Lennox Virtual Academy, an online school operated by the Lennox School District, which has about 5,000 students and is located near Los Angeles International Airport. Earlier this month, The Times reported that the district had entered into unorthodox partnerships with at least four Catholic schools, offering them money and free laptops in exchange for enrolling their students in the district’s virtual academy
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  • Ex-girlfriend sues actor Ryan Phillippe, accusing him of kicking, hitting and pushing her downstairs
    Ex-girlfriend sues actor Ryan Phillippe, accusing him of kicking, hitting and pushing her downstairs

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    A former girlfriend is suing Hollywood actor Ryan Phillippe on allegations that he kicked, hit and pushed her downstairs in an incident that has also been referred to the Los Angeles city attorney’s office for possible prosecution. Elsie Rose Hewitt filed the lawsuit against Phillippe, her former boyfriend, on Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court. The July 4 episode was reported to the Los Angeles Police Department after Hewitt — June’s Playmate of the Month — went to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center with visible bruising
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