by Melissa Bailey | Jul 14, 2014 12:30 pm | Comments (25)
Twenty-nine teachers are leaving Lincoln-Bassett and MicroSociety schools—some voluntarily, some not—to make way for slated overhauls of low-performing schools. Where will they go next?
by Thomas MacMillan | May 19, 2014 12:44 pm | Comments (5)
Richard Furlow has five separate neighborhoods to represent; he promised to do so “independently.”
by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 17, 2014 1:00 pm | Comments (8)
A dam built in the 1770s, a relic from a bygone age of industry, lies behind a Walgreens on Whalley Avenue—but not for much longer.
by Staff | Apr 8, 2014 12:18 pm | Comments (11)
(Updated 1:48 p.m. with Russell comment.) Queue up yet another special election: Angela Russell has resigned from the Board of Alders.
by Melissa Bailey | Mar 31, 2014 8:04 am | Comments (6)
A small West Hills school plans to replace half of its staff, re-brand as an “author’s academy,” and get more help for traumatized kids, as part of an upcoming new “turnaround.”
by Paul Bass | Nov 15, 2013 4:12 pm | Comments (16)
A last-minute limo ride to the polls on Election Day has potentially landed a West Hills drug- and alcohol-treatment center in trouble with two state agencies.
by Staff | Oct 30, 2013 1:23 pm | Comments (3)
That’s all the money I have, the disabled man pleaded. The armed robbers demanded his medications—then tied the man up, naked.
by Allan Appel | Oct 2, 2013 8:20 am | Comments (6)
A newly created public safety commission. A manual of police tips, in print and on line, to frustrate robbers in stores and protect employees. And a standing community fund instantly available to aid victims of violence.
by Staff | Sep 16, 2013 8:49 am | Comments (6)
Two armed men in dark clothing robbed a Burger King manager some time before 9:30 p.m. Sunday, and one of them shot her in the legs before leaving.
by Thomas MacMillan | Aug 23, 2013 2:41 pm | Comments (4)
Rookies Elizabeth White and Allyn Wright arrived first at the scene of an attempted pizzeria robbery. When other cops arrived moments later, the duo told them to keep moving to Rock Creek Road. White and Wright had already figured out who did the crime—and where to find him.