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May 11, 1992 | BOB POOL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A puff of artificial smoke billowed across the West Los Angeles school stage as the beast turned magically into a prince and the fairy tale came to an end. Applause filled the Rosewood Elementary School auditorium, where parents, children and neighborhood shopkeepers were hoping for a magical conversion of their own. They were trying to pump up Rosewood's after-school child-care program.
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May 11, 1992 | BOB POOL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A puff of artificial smoke billowed across the West Los Angeles school stage as the beast turned magically into a prince and the fairy tale came to an end. Applause filled the Rosewood Elementary School auditorium, where parents, children and neighborhood shopkeepers were hoping for a magical conversion of their own. They were trying to pump up Rosewood's after-school child-care program.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 14, 1999
* Mission: To promote reading by meeting the library needs of elementary schoolchildren. For 10 years, the library at Rosewood Avenue Elementary School was in a sorry state. Open only a few hours a day, it was considered "dark" and inaccessible to many students who wanted to use it. Its books were another problem--many were old and ripped, and no inventory had been conducted in almost a decade. Then, in September, the National Council of Jewish Women stepped in to help.
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August 8, 2000 | BOB POOL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Clinton won't find himself with a major role in next week's Democratic Convention, but he will have a place of honor if he can find his way to West Hollywood. And he can get there by taking Bill Clinton Avenue. City leaders temporarily added the name Bill to the street named Clinton Avenue on Monday and extended an invitation to the president to dedicate the new name next week.
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July 12, 1997 | BOB POOL
College graduates do it. So do high school graduates. And today Rosewood Avenue Elementary School, Class of 1960, will gather in Hollywood for a class reunion. "Everybody cracks up when I tell them I'm going to my sixth-grade reunion. And I crack up too," said Sonia Preiser, a Long Beach adult school teacher. "People roll their eyes. They're amused, then they're amazed," agreed Steve Kipnis, a real estate agent from West Los Angeles.
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November 20, 1986 | JOHN L. MITCHELL, Times Staff Writer
The Los Angeles Board of Education voted this week to open a musical academy for 700 students at Hamilton High School and to relocate two other nearby magnet school programs under a plan to improve the racial balance in the Hamilton area and relieve overcrowding elsewhere.
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February 10, 1999 | LEILAH BERNSTEIN
At first glance, a recent Monday at the West Hollywood Farmers' Market was no different from any other Monday. Customers crowded close to the egg man from Gama Farms, listening intently as he explained the difference between brown and white eggs. Others scanned the Red Rose potatoes from Weiser Family Farms before making their selections at 50 cents a pound.
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February 20, 2004 | Regine Labossiere, Times Staff Writer
An estimated 1,600 Los Angeles public schoolteachers and their supporters rallied Thursday to protest layoffs they fear will be coming this spring to close the school district's $500-million deficit. Los Angeles Unified School District teachers gathered in front of four local subdistrict offices in the San Fernando Valley, the Wilshire district, City of Commerce and Harbor City.
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March 12, 1997 | JEANNINE STEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Elaine sits in a tiny room of the nurse's office at her Los Angeles high school, staring through crooked Venetian blinds at the dark, rain-filled sky. At 14, she is severely obese, plagued by joint pain and fatigue that have caused her to miss classes this year. But her physical ailments pale in comparison to the emotional turmoil she endures. "It's very depressing when you're fat because you look at yourself every day, you look at your pants size and say, 'Oh, my goodness! That's me?'
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April 4, 1991 | TINA GRIEGO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
State education officials have accused the Montebello Unified School District of discriminating against handicapped students at one of its elementary schools. Special-education students at Rosewood Park Elementary School have been scheduled for shorter school days than other children, a violation of state law, state investigators found.
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February 11, 1987 | GARRY ABRAMS, Times Staff Writer
When Nancy Reagan comes to school, routine plays hooky. In fact, you could say the whole place goes to the beauty parlor. From the moment students and teachers learned the First Lady would be visiting Tuesday as part of her continuing war on drug abuse, everyone at Los Angeles' Rosewood Avenue Elementary School in the West Hollywood area primped and preened mightily for their hour and 15-minute dash through the limelight.
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