Former students at now-shuttered for-profit colleges will be able to learn how to reduce their student-loan debt at a loan-discharge clinic Saturday, May 30, in Riverside. Mark Takano, D-Riverside, is hosting the event, which starts at 9 a.m. at Quad 128 at Riverside City College, 4800 Magnolia Ave., Riverside. Everest program costs ran as high as $60,000. Thirty state attorneys general, in addition to various federal agencies, are investigating for-profit colleges for fraudulent practices, Takano's office said in a news release.
His¬†letter was in response to Radecki's request for records from the family's trash-collection business, whose contract with the city is under review.¬†Radecki terminated Zerep's broader general maintenance contract last September. "Without supporting documents or detailed description of the services rendered, it is nearly impossible to determine with absolute certaintly that the labor and equipment costs as identified on the invoice are reasonable, accurate and commensurate with the work performed," the auditors' report noted.
INDUSTRY - Two people were killed and two others were left traumatically injured early Saturday when a speeding car flew off a freeway in the City of Industry. The crash occurred at 2:43 a.m. on the eastbound Pomona Freeway, at its interchange with the 605 Freeway, according to a CHP incident report.
Two people were killed early Saturday morning when the car they were riding in veered off the 60 Freeway in the City of Industry and crashed into a tree, authorities said. The crash occurred about 2:40 a.m. Saturday on the eastbound 60, just west of the 605 Freeway, authorities said.
The requirement could be a major new expense for business owners already complaining about the legislation's effect on their bottom line. "This issue was never brought up once in discussions," said Stuart Waldman, president of the Valley Industry and Commerce Assn. Another city wage law, approved last year for big hotels, also mandated 12 days of paid time off. "Never did this come up, so it's just another abuse of the process," said Carol Schatz, president and chief executive of the Central City Assn., a downtown-based business group.
The Perez family owns Valley Vista Services, which is in the process of building the Grand Central Recycling and Transfer Station in the 1300 block of East Ninth Street in Pomona. Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office and the Office of the State Controller. A group of residents went before the Pomona City Council at its May 4 meeting and urged them to join the Supervisors in calling for the investigation.
The sideways, full-throttle action of the 2015 AMA Speedway National Championship Series will kick-off on May 30 at Costa Mesa Speedway in Costa Mesa, Calif. "Costa Mesa Speedway is excited to be hosting Round 1 of the series," promoters Brad and Jaleen Oxley said. 18, Fast Fridays Motorcycle Speedway, Auburn, Calif. "We are delighted to be returning to promote a round at Ventura Raceway for the third consecutive year," Jim Naylor and Cliff Morgan, promoters for Ventura Raceway said.
Prolacta is suing Lake Oswego-based Medolac Labs over alleged violation of trade secrets. A Lake Oswego-based company that specializes in human breast milk products says it is the target of a "frivolous lawsuit" by a competitor that shares a common founder. Medo contends Prolacta is trying to "monopolize" the small industry for human milk. She founded Prolacta in 1999 and became its first CEO, raising $23 million in venture capital funding before leaving in 2009. Elizabeth covers health care for the Portland Business Journal.
I think that it is fitting that the School Board elections are nonpartisan as it reminds us that our votes should be about the children instead of party loyalties. The North Valley Democratic Club, who endorsed me in the March Primary, voted unanimously to provide " No Endorsement " in the runoff. Can we now get back to debating which candidate is best for the students of the district? ____________________________________________ I am a former candidate for the District 3 seat on the LAUSD School Board and founder of Change The LAUSD .
Yee sent a letter Thursday to City of Industry officials notifying them of the investigation into their finances, she said. Her staff will also look into allegations of wrongdoing by city officials, and possible issues with¬†local, state and federal programs run by the city. The Los Angeles County district attorney's office has also opened an investigation into the financial dealings between the city and companies run by the former mayor. Follow @skarlamangla on Twitter for more L.A.
You've probably noticed gas prices are now going up fast. They're the highest spikes we've seen here in California in some time. Reporter Christina Gonzalez from our KMPH Fox26 News partner in Los Angeles looks into what's causing it. According to a report from Oregon consultant, McCullough Research, two weeks after that Torrance refinery blast, profits for California gasoline sellers rose by $437 million. Summer is coming soon, which means we get the "summer blend" in California, which means we can expect gas prices to continue to climb.
Supervisors Hilda Solis and Michael D. Antonovich proposed that the board send a letter to Dist. "Low-income residents live around this area and I believe the Perez family is trying to build this facility here because they disregard our health, especially because they might think we don't have a larger voice because we don't have more money," resident Chris Gutierrez said. The supervisors will also ask the state controller to investigate the city's transactions. Follow Abby Sewell on Twitter at @sewella for more county news.
Until September, maintenance of the property had been conducted by former Industry Mayor Dave Perez through his company Zerep. City Councilman Tim Spohn was unavailable to comment. The successor agency's meeting begins at 9 a.m. today at City Hall, which is located at 15651 East Stafford Street in Industry. Other items on the agenda include the discussion of a sale of property at 111 North Hudson Avenue, across the street from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The city will consider an agreement with North American Grumman.
It is not a direct quote. About two-thirds of Latino undergraduates are enrolled in community colleges, according to the report. She is the wife of David M. Perez, the former mayor's nephew who is also involved in the family's enterprises. It was released May 1. Ben E. King: In the May 2 California section, the obituary of "Stand by Me" singer Ben E. King was accompanied by a Getty Images archive photo that was misidentified as King. The photo was of musician Jimmy Castor. The readers' representative office is online at latimes.com/ readersrep.