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Sacramento legislation that survived the last days of session

Sacramento legislation that survived the last days of session

State lawmakers approved a series of bills over the weekend before wrapping up their two-year session that await the governor’s signature. ; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Among the most contentious bills debated late into the legislative session was a package of laws regulating the pumping of groundwater in California. As reported by The San Jose [...]

Sacramento legislation that survived the last days of session

Sacramento legislation that survived the last days of session

State lawmakers approved a series of bills over the weekend before wrapping up their two-year session that await the governor’s signature. ; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Among the most contentious bills debated late into the legislative session was a package of laws regulating the pumping of groundwater in California. As reported by The San Jose [...]

Eva Marie Saint talks Hitchcock, Brando and being a femme fatale

Eva Marie Saint talks Hitchcock, Brando and being a femme fatale

Eve Marie Saint spoke with AirTalk’s Larry Mantle.; Credit: Benjamin Brayfield/KPCC Angeleno, legendary actor and AirTalk fan Eva Marie Saint joins Larry to talk about her experience working with director Alfred Hitchcocks and leading men like Cary Grant and Marlon Brando. Saint is hosting this year’s Big Picture: Hitchcock! taking place this Sunday at the [...]

Eva Marie Saint talks Hitchcock, Brando and being a femme fatale

Eva Marie Saint talks Hitchcock, Brando and being a femme fatale

Eve Marie Saint spoke with AirTalk’s Larry Mantle.; Credit: Benjamin Brayfield/KPCC Angeleno, legendary actor and AirTalk fan Eva Marie Saint joins Larry to talk about her experience working with director Alfred Hitchcocks and leading men like Cary Grant and Marlon Brando. Saint is hosting this year’s Big Picture: Hitchcock! taking place this Sunday at the [...]

Eva Marie Saint talks Hitchcock, Brando and being a femme fatale

Eva Marie Saint talks Hitchcock, Brando and being a femme fatale

Eve Marie Saint spoke with AirTalk’s Larry Mantle.; Credit: Benjamin Brayfield/KPCC Angeleno, legendary actor and AirTalk fan Eva Marie Saint joins Larry to talk about her experience working with director Alfred Hitchcocks and leading men like Cary Grant and Marlon Brando. Saint is hosting this year’s Big Picture: Hitchcock! taking place this Sunday at the [...]

Eva Marie Saint talks Hitchcock, Brando and being a femme fatale

Eva Marie Saint talks Hitchcock, Brando and being a femme fatale

Eve Marie Saint spoke with AirTalk’s Larry Mantle.; Credit: Benjamin Brayfield/KPCC Angeleno, legendary actor and AirTalk fan Eva Marie Saint joins Larry to talk about her experience working with director Alfred Hitchcocks and leading men like Cary Grant and Marlon Brando. Saint is hosting this year’s Big Picture: Hitchcock! taking place this Sunday at the [...]

Pasadena Unified to vote on board member’s request for paid aid due to dyslexia

Pasadena Unified to vote on board member’s request for paid aid due to dyslexia

Tyron Hampton is requesting an assistant to transcribe board meetings due to his dyslexia. Pasadena Unified School (PUSD) District board member Tyron Hampton has requested the district to provide an assistant to help with him with his taking notes and drafting emails. The assistant, who is chosen by Hampton, would cost the district about $17,000. [...]

Pasadena Unified to vote on board member’s request for paid aid due to dyslexia

Pasadena Unified to vote on board member’s request for paid aid due to dyslexia

Tyron Hampton is requesting an assistant to transcribe board meetings due to his dyslexia. Pasadena Unified School (PUSD) District board member Tyron Hampton has requested the district to provide an assistant to help with him with his taking notes and drafting emails. The assistant, who is chosen by Hampton, would cost the district about $17,000. [...]

Coveted school districts nationwide crackdown on enrollment fraud

Coveted school districts nationwide crackdown on enrollment fraud

Students at Beverly Hills High School play softball within sight of an oil well tower (L) covered in flower designs May 7, 2003 in Beverly Hills, California.; Credit: David McNew/Getty Images Out-of-district students have been an issue for many high-performing school districts in Southern California. Beverly Hills Unified has recently voted to give schools the [...]

No more future vineyards in Malibu

No more future vineyards in Malibu

Vines are located on the north and south-facing sides of wine-maker Donald Schmitz’s property. Schmitz produces wine under his label, Malibu Solstice.; Credit: Maya Sugarman/KPCC A coastal resource protection plan is threatening to ban more than 50,000 acres adjacent to the city of Malibu that house more than 50 commercial vineyards. The plan, which prevents [...]