CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 18, 1989
A Watts mother of 10 has filed a federal civil rights complaint against the Los Angeles Unified School District for refusing to allow her son to attend a junior high school outside the gang-plagued neighborhood where they live.
April 15, 1993 |
Educators in Glendale and La Canada Flintridge say they plan to monitor events after the verdict in the Rodney G. King civil rights case but anticipate little, if any, trouble in their cities. But the mood is more tense in some Northeast Los Angeles public schools, where educators are hoping for the best, but planning for trouble nevertheless.
December 7, 2009 |
Reporting from Beirut — Protests surged in Iran as students around the country clashed this afternoon with security forces armed with clubs in the latest round of street confrontations over the nation's disputed presidential elections. Police shot tear gas canisters at protesters chanting "Death to the dictator" and setting garbage bins afire. Hundreds of security forces in riot gear stood alongside streets, witnesses said. Pro-government Basiji militiamen had been allowed to flood university campuses since early in the morning to prevent protests from breaking out, students said.
June 7, 2010 |
Yemeni authorities have detained several U.S. and French students of Arabic on security grounds, an official said Sunday. The official said the Westerners had been detained in Sana at the behest of their own governments, but declined to give details of their arrest in the impoverished Arabian Peninsula state. "A number of American and French students were arrested last week upon requests by their countries' governments," the official said, speaking on customary condition of anonymity.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 15, 2004 |
South Los Angeles resident Larry Thompson heard gunfire almost every day when he moved into his home across the street from Crenshaw High School three years ago. And recently, the neighborhood was closed off by police to prevent brawls outside a football game. Violence is omnipresent, says the father of three boys.
October 6, 2001 |
Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Friday she is ready to drop her call for a six-month moratorium on student visas if colleges work more closely with immigration authorities to monitor foreign students in the United States. The idea for a temporary suspension of student visas was the most controversial aspect of Feinstein's proposal, announced last week, for tighter restrictions on foreign students after the terrorist attacks.