Kerry Cavanaugh

Los Angeles Times

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Editorial writer for the Los Angeles Times and parent of a LAUSD first grader and a preschooler at private school; former editorial writer and columnist for the Los Angeles Daily News

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Almost 700,000 students in America's second largest school district were told to stay home today -- when almost 1000 schools were closed because of a terrorist threat deemed "credible"…

All LAUSD Schools Closed Due to Terror Threat

Almost 700,000 students in America's second largest school district were told to stay home today -- when almost 1000 schools were closed because of a terrorist threat deemed "credible"…

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Mayor Eric Garcetti has met with business groups to push his proposal for raising the minimum wage in the City of Los Angeles.

Small Businesses Do the Math on Higher Wages

Mayor Eric Garcetti has met with business groups to push his proposal for raising the minimum wage in the City of Los Angeles.

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Slide the City, a pop-up slip n slide planned to hit downtown LA in late September, has ignited drought shaming and a petition.

Should Water-Loving LA Allow Slide The City?

Slide the City, a pop-up slip n slide planned to hit downtown LA in late September, has ignited drought shaming and a petition.

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