The renovated space presents its first public events with a National Dance Day celebration. The park ‘has a hip but also family-friendly feeling,’ says one downtown resident.
Da Vinci Charter High School in Hawthorne is angling to open a new campus in southeast Culver City with an approach so novel it might be without precedent: a one-stop-shop high school, community college and university.
The Los Angeles Fire Department will begin a hiring campaign this fall for the first time since the city’s budget crunch forced a three-year hiatus from recruitment. Anywhere from 6,000 to 17,000 applicants are expected to line up for only 300 firefighter slots available over the next two years.
Jurupa Valley in Riverside County lost millions when lawmakers tapped funds earmarked for cities last year. ‘Our survival is at stake,’ the mayor says.
Another traffic headache over the next couple of weeks will hopefully open the way for a smoother ride a couple of years down the road. Starting Monday at 10 p.m., the southbound 605 to the southbound 405 connector will be closed for improvements.