The Pool’s Full of Water but the Kids Can’t Swim
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In downtown Los Angeles, LA Unified opened a 160 million dollar complex just nine months ago. However, as the summer heats up, the Olympic-sized swimming pool is closed to the public.
Summertime Blues: LA Kids Locked Out of LA School Pools ()
Last week, Evan George wrote a lengthy story in the Downtown News about the Miguel Contreras Learning Complex. It was opened nine months ago with city officials joining the school district to applaud an additional benefit: state-of-the-art facilities for an entire community with scarce recreational resources for a large population of young people. Despite that promise and with summer temperatures rising, the Olympic-sized swimming pool has been closed to the public.
State Budget ()
It's official: the Governor and the legislature fail once again to pass a budget by the Constitutional June 30th deadline.
- Ed Mendel: Sacramento Bureau Chief for the San Diego Union Tribune
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