Can new LAUSD superintendent turn around COVID learning loss?

Alberto Carvalho takes "a punt" and smiles after being asked which basketball team he will now support, the Miami Heat or the Los Angeles Lakers, on Dec. 9, 2021. The exiting Miami-Dade Public Schools leader announced his departure for Los Angeles as its new superintendent during a press conference at iPrep Academy in Miami. Photo credit: Carl Juste/Miami Herald/TNS/ABACAPRESS.COM.

Today Alberto Carvalho starts his tenure as LAUSD’s superintendent. His 100-day plan includes providing 24/7 technology for students, expanding early education, and more.

Employees would be able to take allegations of workplace misconduct to court if a new bill gets President Biden’s signature. It’d be a win for labor activists fighting closed-door arbitration. 

Tens of millions of people bet on Super Bowl LVI. Sports betting in California is still not legal, but that could change this year. 

Cate Le Bon, a Joshua Tree resident and native of Wales, talks about producing her new album “Pompeii” during COVID lockdown.