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March 29, 2013 | By Jay Jones
You won't want to miss this special; On May 1 -- National Pole Dance Day -- you can take a pole dancing class in Las Vegas for just $10. Fitting, yes? Or more like fitness. The classes are in what's being called “pole fitness,” and they will be taught at Shine Alternative Fitness , a few miles southwest of the Strip at 6415 S. Tenaya Way. Shape magazine   listed Shine as one of the “ Coolest Fitness Clubs in America .” A variety of classes will be offered to meet various skill levels.
May 8, 2010 | By Paloma Esquivel and Nicole Santa Cruz, Los Angeles Times
At the main entrance to a campus in Tucson, a sign greets visitors with "Welcome to Tucson High, Home of the Largest Xicano Studies Program in the Nation." "Xicano," or Chicano, studies is a 14-year-old program in the Tucson Unified School District that offers classes from elementary through high school in topics such as literature, history and social justice that emphasize Latino authors and history. In the wake of Arizona's adoption of a law to crack down on illegal immigration, such classes are the subject of another ethnically tinged fight in the state.
February 19, 1997
The Community Services Department is offering a four-week series of Jazzercise classes starting this month. The jazz-dance exercise course is based on simple movements to a variety of music styles. Classes are open to anyone 16 and older and are at the Huntington Beach gym and pool facility, 1600 Palm Ave. Tuition is based on the number of classes a week. A $16 once-a-week course will be from 7:45 to 8:45 a.m. on consecutive Saturdays, March 1 to 22.
March 27, 1988
As a teacher who did not participate in the reported "sickout" at Santa Ana High School on March 17 and who was on campus for the entire school day, I wish to inform parents of the students that the district statement that "no classes were canceled" is incorrect. In fact the entire third period was canceled, in effect canceling about 100 classes. The time normally scheduled for the third period was called "second period" by the administration, and this "second period" was followed by "fourth period."
September 8, 1985
Beginning this month, contractor A. T. (Tom) Horsfall will teach "Innovations in Construction" classes aimed at people who plan to build a new house or remodel an existing one. Offered at Los Angeles City College and Cal State Los Angeles, the class is available in two parts, with the first a prerequisite for the second, Horsfall said. At City College, Part I will be offered beginning Tuesday through Nov. 12 from 7 to 10 p.m. at $200.
July 14, 1992
There are two important considerations omitted from the story ("Classroom Space at a Premium," Times Valley Edition, June 30) concerning hordes of students unable to enroll in community college classes in the Valley because of overcrowding: 1. It is true that almost all of the general education courses in the community colleges fill early and are closed to latecomers. But of those students fortunate enough to enroll, the percentage who actually complete the classes is seldom more than 65%, and sometimes less than 50%. Most colleges try to compensate by overloading classes at the start of the semester.
January 24, 2010 | By Maria L. La Ganga
Aaron Glimme's Advanced Placement chemistry students straggle in, sleepy. It is 7:30 a.m. at Berkeley High School. The day doesn't officially begin for another hour. They pull on safety goggles, measure out t-butyl alcohol and try to determine the molar mass of an unknown substance by measuring how much its freezing point decreases. In the last school year, 82% of Berkeley's AP chemistry students passed the rigorous exam, which gives college credit for high school work. The national passing rate is 55.2%.
October 7, 1987 | United Press International
Curry College officials canceled classes for the remainder of the week today in an attempt to halt a 3-week-old outbreak of viral meningitis that has stricken at least 36 students over the last three weeks, officials said. Six students required brief hospitalization, officials said. The college has an enrollment of 1,300.
December 19, 1985
Good Beginnings Parenting Center, 4901B Topanga Canyon, Woodland Hills, 91364. This private school offers father-child groups on the first Saturday of every month. Classes for fathers and children 3 months to 3 years old, are $10 each. The school, which is open all year, also offers classes for mothers and working parents. For information call Madeleine Lieber or Judy Steingieser, 704-8116.
October 24, 1986 | Associated Press
Forty Wellesley College students arrested while protesting the school's financial ties to South Africa were in custody early today, and classmates boycotted school. The students, charged with trespassing and disorderly conduct after lying down on roads at two college entrances on Thursday, were held in a National Guard armory overnight because they refused to give police their real names. "The students all said they were Winnie Mandela," said senior Leslie Dunbar, 21, of New York.
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