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July 9, 2007 | Adrian G. Uribarri, Times Staff Writer
Some days, eighth-grader Luis Antonio Bonola skips lunch to type his assignments in the school's computer lab. Other days, he asks permission to skip class to use the lab. Luis, 14, must use the computers at Sierra Vista Middle School because his parents can't afford to buy one, he said. "It's hard because I can't do the reports," Luis said. "Sometimes my teachers won't let me go to the computer lab because I might miss the lessons." Soon, he won't need to ask.
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July 9, 2007 | Adrian G. Uribarri, Times Staff Writer
Some days, eighth-grader Luis Antonio Bonola skips lunch to type his assignments in the school's computer lab. Other days, he asks permission to skip class to use the lab. Luis, 14, must use the computers at Sierra Vista Middle School because his parents can't afford to buy one, he said. "It's hard because I can't do the reports," Luis said. "Sometimes my teachers won't let me go to the computer lab because I might miss the lessons." Soon, he won't need to ask.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 2, 1996
Having received more than 500 signatures from angry parents, the Hacienda La Puente School District's Board of Education is expected to hold a special meeting tonight to discuss terminating the union-like, district-funded merit system, officials said. Formed in the 1960s, before the district had unions, the merit system was used to monitor hiring and firing for classified personnel--workers such as bus drivers, said Supt. John W. Kramar.
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July 8, 1996 | JOHN M. GONZALES, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Maybe fate brought these jailed men and caged animals together for mutual benefit. Maybe sprucing up haggard dogs and cats will inspire new gentleness among these minor offenders and help to turn their lives around. Whatever the case, the pet grooming program at the Pitchess jail in Castaic, which teaches criminals the arts of claw-clipping and flea removal, has survived the budget cuts that threatened to end it.
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July 8, 1996 | JOHN M. GONZALES, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Maybe fate brought these jailed men and caged animals together for mutual benefit. Maybe sprucing up haggard dogs and cats will inspire new gentleness among these minor offenders and help to turn their lives around. Whatever the case, the pet grooming program at the Pitchess jail in Castaic, which teaches criminals the arts of claw-clipping and flea removal, has survived the budget cuts that threatened to end it.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 8, 1996 | JOHN M. GONZALES, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Maybe fate brought these jailed men and caged animals together for mutual benefit. Maybe sprucing up haggard dogs and cats will inspire new gentleness among these minor offenders and help turn their lives around. Whatever the case, the pet grooming program at the Pitchess jail, which teaches criminals the arts of claw clipping and flea removal, has survived the budget cuts that threatened to end it.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 8, 1996 | JOHN M. GONZALES, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Maybe fate brought these jailed men and caged animals together for mutual benefit. Maybe sprucing up haggard dogs and cats will inspire new gentleness among these minor offenders and help to turn their lives around. Whatever the case, the pet grooming program at the Pitchess jail in Castaic, which teaches criminals the arts of claw-clipping and flea removal, has survived the budget cuts that threatened to end it.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 17, 2000
Voters in the Hacienda La Puente School District on June 6 will decide the fate of a $100-million school bond measure to modernize and renovate aging campuses. The Board of Education unanimously approved the measure's placement on the June ballot. "In order to learn well, students need safe, adequately lit and ventilated classrooms with appropriate technology," said board President Joseph Chang.
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November 18, 1990
Vickie F. Takemura has been named to the new position of director of personnel for the Arcadia Unified School District. She previously worked for the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District.
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July 23, 1992
Smith's Food & Drug Centers has donated $1,500 to the Hacienda-La Puente Unified School District. The money represents proceeds from the corrugated and California Redemption Value recycling programs at the La Puente store. The district plans to use the funds for curriculum materials such as library books, maps, globes and playground equipment.
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July 8, 1996 | JOHN M. GONZALES, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Maybe fate brought these jailed men and caged animals together for mutual benefit. Maybe sprucing up haggard dogs and cats will inspire new gentleness among these minor offenders and help turn their lives around. Whatever the case, the pet grooming program at the Pitchess jail, which teaches criminals the arts of claw clipping and flea removal, has survived the budget cuts that threatened to end it.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 8, 1996 | JOHN M. GONZALES, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Maybe fate brought these jailed men and caged animals together for mutual benefit. Maybe sprucing up haggard dogs and cats will inspire new gentleness among these minor offenders and help to turn their lives around. Whatever the case, the pet grooming program at the Pitchess jail in Castaic, which teaches criminals the arts of claw-clipping and flea removal, has survived the budget cuts that threatened to end it.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 2, 1996
Having received more than 500 signatures from angry parents, the Hacienda La Puente School District's Board of Education is expected to hold a special meeting tonight to discuss terminating the union-like, district-funded merit system, officials said. Formed in the 1960s, before the district had unions, the merit system was used to monitor hiring and firing for classified personnel--workers such as bus drivers, said Supt. John W. Kramar.
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October 22, 1989
Due to an error in the office of the State Controller, tax bills sent to 29,111 property owners in the Hacienda La Puente School District are incorrect, authorities said. The bills, for fiscal year 1989-90, are too high by $125.32 for every $100,000 of assessed value, Los Angeles County Supervisor Peter F. Schabarum said last week. The $4.9-million error occurred because the state controller's office overstated the property tax rate levied by the school district.
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January 23, 1986
A $5,000 reward is being offered by the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the vandals who caused an estimated $20,000 in damage at Fred M. Sparks Junior High School in La Puente. Herman Zellmer, vice principal at the school, said that vandals broke into the school over the weekend of Jan. 10 and caused extensive damage to walls, cabinets, telephones and 19 computers and other equipment in two classrooms and a computer room. Sgt.
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