Los Angeles schools drop lawyer who won sex case
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles school district on Friday removed a lawyer who successfully defended it in a sexual abuse lawsuit in which he told jurors that a 14-year-old girl who had sex with a male teacher shared responsibility despite her age.
Groundbreaking Microfinance Model Aimed At Helping Women Who Live In Poverty Launches In Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bertha always had an entrepreneurial spirit. After joining Grameen America and receiving her first microloan of $1,500, Bertha was able to buy baking ingredients in bulk. To help more women like Bertha realize their dreams, the innovative microfinance model aimed at creating jobs, strengthening economies and alleviating poverty has officially arrived in ...
Bighorn Los Angeles Zoo Escape Ends With Hit-And-Run Death
A bighorn escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo on Saturday, and a driver on a residential street killed it before zoo officials could find and retrieve the animal. According to My News LA, the bighorn sheep made it to the Los Feliz district of Los Angeles, and a car hit it near the Greek Theater. Bighorn Los Angeles Zoo Escape Ends With Hit-And-Run Death is an article from: The Inquisitr News
Los Angeles monsignor exonerated of abuse claim
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A high-ranking Roman Catholic official has been exonerated of clergy sex abuse allegations by a Vatican tribunal after a decade of investigation and is once more considered a priest in good standing with the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, church officials said Monday.
Bighorn sheep escapes Los Angeles Zoo, dies after car strikes it
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A bighorn sheep escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo at Griffith Park on Saturday and dashed around the hills in the park for hours before it ended up on a residential street where it was struck by a car and died, a zoo spokeswoman said. The sheep got free from its enclosure and darted through an area where zoo visitors were gathered. It escaped the zoo, probably by jumping a ...
LA schools in huge child abuse settlement payout
Los Angeles school officials agreed to a $139 million settlement Friday for victims of a teacher jailed for lewd conduct with students, in what lawyers said was the biggest ever such payout. The deal, to settle lawsuits that had been due to shortly go to civil trial, covers 81 victims of teacher Mark Berndt, who allegedly photographed blindfolded students with roaches on their faces, and spoons ...
Portuguese Surrealist art in Paris and Los Angeles
Santiago Ribeiro exhibits in Paris (France) and in Los Angeles (California, USA) Los Angeles, CA and Paris, France / ACCESSWIRE / November 21, 2014 / Portuguese artists will be present with their work ...