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Well, Duh: State Yanks Credentials for Both Miramonte Teachers Accused of Lewd Acts On Students

February 9, 2012
Well, Duh: State Yanks Credentials for Both Miramonte Teachers Accused of Lewd Acts On Students

Say what you will about how the Los Angeles Unified School District is handling the ongoing investigation into Miramonte Elementary school, but news that the state Commission on Teacher Credentialing has suspended the teaching credential of former Miramonte Elementary School teacher Martin Springer is wholly to be expected. more › Excerpt from: Well, Duh: State Yanks Credentials for Both Miramonte Teachers Accused of Lewd Acts On Students

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EaterWire : Excalibur Medieval Resto Opens, Playa’s Secret Menu, Free Froyo at Menchie’s, More!

February 9, 2012
EaterWire : Excalibur Medieval Resto Opens, Playa’s Secret Menu, Free Froyo at Menchie’s, More!

DOWNTOWN— LAmag reports that a Medieval-themed restaurant called Excalibur opened yesterday across from the Staples Center on Figueroa. According to Facebook the eatery offers “an old-world dining experience” and “guests are encouraged to transform into a knight or fair maiden by dressing in costumes provided in-house and digging into family-style, mouth-watering feasts with their bare hands .” The menu . [LAmag, Facebook] MID-CITY— Did you know that Playa is offering a secret menu through March 31? The three course meal costs $37 and is offering during dinner service. [EaterWire] TORRANCE— Menchie’s froyo opens at Rolling Hills Plaza on February 11. Free froyo for all from 11AM-1PM. [EaterWire] SANTA MONICA— Brad Metzger of Restaurant Solutions has organized a pricey benefit dinner in support of Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra. The meal takes place on March 18, 6:30PM, at the Restaurant Solutions test kitchen and costs $750 (apparently $650 of that is tax deductible) per person with 15 seats open. The evening includes passed appetizers made by chefs Josiah Citrin (Melisse), Zoe Nathan (Huckleberry), Evan Funke (formerly of Rustic Canyon), and Raphael Lunetta (Jiraffe) followed by a two-course dinner with wine pairings by Baribault Family. RSVP here. [EaterWire] The rest is here: EaterWire : Excalibur Medieval Resto Opens, Playa’s Secret Menu, Free Froyo at Menchie’s, More!

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Extra, Extra: Immigration in Pomona, Mother-Daughter Drug Smugglers, and a Narcissistic Fred Durst

February 9, 2012
Extra, Extra: Immigration in Pomona, Mother-Daughter Drug Smugglers, and a Narcissistic Fred Durst

In tonight’s Extra, Extra, students and faculty debate immigration issues at Pomona College, a mother-daughter team tries to move cocain, and Fred Durst sings Fred Durst…but not in concert. Plus: Keep up with us on Facebook , and follow us on Twitter: @LAist @LAistFood @LAistSports . more › Read more: Extra, Extra: Immigration in Pomona, Mother-Daughter Drug Smugglers, and a Narcissistic Fred Durst

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Stop LAPD Stealing of Immigrant’s Cars

August 30, 2011
Stop LAPD Stealing of Immigrant’s Cars

The Southern California Immigration Coalition took direct action to defend the people of Los Angeles, CA from the racist LAPD sobriety checkpoints that are thinly veiled traps to steal cars from undocumented Americans.

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A Victory for Undocumented Workers! Los Angeles

August 30, 2011
A Victory for Undocumented Workers! Los Angeles

pro-immigrant groups like SCIC have successfully pressured the LAPD to change its policy!! Confiscating undocumented workers’ cars at checkpoints supposedly set up as sobriety checkpoints has brought in some $40 million a year to local municipalities. Due to pressure from many community groups, LAPD relaxes its policy as of today so that if the driver of a vehicle doesn’t have a driver’s license, then if a friend who has a driver’s license can come within “a reasonable period of time,” the car will not be confiscated. Annabelle Sedano reports. Here’s the Southern California Immigration Coalition’s website: immigrationcoalition.org

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