Today’s the day we’re expected to learn if L.A. School Superintendent John Deasy will stay or go. Deasy is due to meet with the Board of Education to discuss his job performance and his future with LAUSD. In response to a report that he planned to walk away, Deasy said he would reveal more about his plans after his review. He’s sparred frequently with some board members and the teacher’s union – but one board member says a majority wants him to stay…A day after meeting with President Obama and federal transportation officials, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti is turning his attention to the L.A. River. Garcetti is expected to attend an “L.A. River Day Event” hosted by Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard before wrapping up his trip to Washington, D.C. Garcetti is pushing for federal funding for the most comprehensive – and most expensive – of four L.A. River restoration plans being weighed by Congress…A million-dollar effort is underway to clean up some of the grimiest neighborhoods in Los Angeles. City workers say they’ve already collected 250 tons of trash from streets in alleys in densely populated central city neighborhoods like Westlake, Pico-Union and Lincoln Heights. A public education campaign will follow…How many people have signed up for health coverage here under the Affordable Care Act? Covered California – the state’s new insurance exchange – isn’t saying, yet. Executive Director Peter Lee says enrollment numbers will be released next month. Lee says the California numbers will be among the most detailed in the country. They’ll be broken down by city and region, the age of enrollees and the kind of plans they have selected…The Red Sox are one game away from winning the World Series and we’re halfway through the football season, so the question is, are you ready for some basketball? The Lakers and Clippers face off in tonight’s L.A. NBA season opener at Staples Center. The Clips look good, but it could be a long season for the Purple and Gold. Kobe Bryant is out indefinitely with an injured heel.
Supt. Deasy to reveal if he’ll ditch school district
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