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Exposure to the arts can open doors to a creative life, but not everyone has the same opportunities to be creative -- even though California state law requires access to arts education. I explore what’s being done to address the disparity and who does and doesn't get to learn about and make art.
Stories by Carla Javier
Facing The Music: KPCC/LAist Investigation Explores The Uncertain Future of an OC Performing Arts School
A nearly 20-year relationship gone sour. Finger-pointing over who's at fault. Hurt feelings and high emotions all around. Lawyers, of course. And children — lots of them — caught in the middle of the potential split.
A standoff with the Santa Ana school district could bring down the curtain on one of Southern California's most popular — yet highly controversial — charter schools.
The arts charter is turning to the Orange County Board of Education for help after the Santa Ana Unified School District issued a critical report on school policies.
Goodwill, the Salvation Army, and others got a flood of contributions from people seeking to get under the wire before the Dec. 31 tax contribution deadline.
Bands from around the country and around the world apply for the chance to perform in the world-famous Rose Parade.
Passengers who attempt to book rides out of LAX for any date after Dec. 31 using the SuperShuttle app are informed that there are no rides available.
Santa Ana school board says the charter renewal for the Orange County School of the Arts is contingent on changes to admissions policies.
Before he earned stardom with his Netflix show, films, and stand-up comedy, Iglesias was a student in June Garner's speech class at Wilson High in Long Beach.
Thousands of young artists and performers took part in the annual event that showcases the talents of students of all abilities.
An arts program at Central Juvenile Hall in Boyle Heights is helping incarcerated teens learn to connect and collaborate. Three new murals were recently unveiled.
Child Care Workers Have Been Fighting For The Right To Bargain For Years. They May Be About To Get It
California legislature has passed a bill that, if signed into law, would allow some child care workers who serve low-income kids the ability to collectively bargain.
The California Senate has passed AB 5, which will make it harder for companies to classify workers as "independent contractors."
The renovation project brings public restrooms, eateries, and more accessible stairs and escalators to the Music Center's plaza in downtown Los Angeles.
Over 40 vigils are being held this week – around Los Angeles and in cities across the country – in memory of the 22 people killed in the El Paso shooting last weekend. The vast majority of the victims were Latino.
Rhode Montijo writes and illustrates children’s books, and he was a co-creator of the online animated series Happy Tree Friends.