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Members of Crosswalk Collective LA have taken it upon themselves to paint crosswalks in the city. “If our city won’t keep us safe, we will keep us safe,” they tweeted.

DIY crosswalks pop-up in East Hollywood. Who’s behind them?

Members of Crosswalk Collective LA have taken it upon themselves to paint crosswalks in the city. “If our city won’t keep us safe, we will keep us safe,” they tweeted.

from Greater LA

Under current rules, at least two-thirds of LAUSD tenth graders are not on track to graduate in 2017.

LAUSD Considers Lowering Student Standards

Under current rules, at least two-thirds of LAUSD tenth graders are not on track to graduate in 2017.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There’s an election on Tuesday, in case you didn’t know. And believe it or not, races for L.A.

Money Pours into Tuesday's School Board Race

There’s an election on Tuesday, in case you didn’t know. And believe it or not, races for L.A.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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