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  • La Puente High School seniors graduate in 100th celebration
    published on Wed, 20 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Graduates look on as doves are released during the La Puente High School 100th commencement ceremony at La Puente High School in La Puente, Calif., on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. La Puente High School's 100th graduation ceremony was an auspicious occasion....
  • Photos: William Workman High School 2015 graduation ceremony
    published on Fri, 15 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    INDUSTRY >> La Puente's William Workman High School held its graduation ceremony on Friday, May 15, 2015 at the Industry Hills Expo Center in the City of Industry....
  • Former Hacienda La Puente school board member Norman Hsu faces fine for illegal campaign mailers
    published on Tue, 12 May 2015 02:35:23 GMT
    Former Hacienda La Puente Unified School District board member Norman Hsu, an influential Republican leader of the Chinese-American community in Southern California, has agreed to pay $5,500 in fines for violating state campaign finance laws, according to public documents released Monday. Hsu, 80, an HLPUSD school board member for 20 years, hid his identity on four different occasions when he sent out multi-paged political mailers in an attempt to sway the outcome of board elections, according t...
  • Gas leak discovered at La Puente school
    published on Fri, 08 May 2015 22:31:58 GMT
    LA PUENTE >> A gas leak was discovered at Edgewood Academy this week during a routine inspection, district officials said Friday. On Tuesday, a maintenance team identified a “minor gas odor,” causing them to shut off the gas line at the school located at 14135 Fairgrove Ave., said Principal Monica Portugal in a letter to parents Friday....
  • Creating a real democracy in the City of Industry
    published on Tue, 28 Apr 2015 00:17:17 GMT
    The City of Industry, in the heart of the San Gabriel Valley, incorporated in 1957 out of fear that working-class La Puente next door would try to annex the commercial area. Now, with the revelations in Sunday's investigation by Los Angeles News Group reporters Rebecca Kimitch and Steve Scauzillo added to all the other fiscally outrageous behavior by city leaders down the decades, it's time for La Puente to get its due....
  • What the NFLa s $1-billion concussion settlement means for high school football
    published on Wed, 22 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    This Sept. 20, 2013 file photo shows Charter Oak head coach Lou Farrar walking off the field during a prep football game against Bishop Amat at Bishop Amat High School in La Puente, Calif....
  • Bassett Unified gives $2 million in raises, increases minimum wage to $13
    published on Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:36:00 GMT
    BASSETT >> Bassett Unified School District has raised its minimum wage for its employees to $13 an hour and gave 5 to 7 percent raises to its unions this week. The more than $2 million in raises were the first in seven years for teachers in the district, which enrolls roughly 4,000 students from mostly low-income Hispanic neighborhoods, according to Superintendent Alex Rojas....
  • CIF Southern Section declares former St. Francis football standout...
    published on Fri, 22 Nov 2013 08:00:00 GMT
    The decision to leave St. Francis High School for Santa Margarita will cost former local standout receiver Dylan Crawford half of the regular season this fall, according to a CIF Southern Section ruling earlier this month. Crawford won't be eligible to play for Santa Margarita until Oct. 5. He is currently eligible to compete in track and field for the Eagles, however....