Eloise Klein Healy Named First Poet Laureate of Los Angeles

Eloise Klein Healy Named First Poet Laureate of Los Angeles

Fri, 12/07/2012 - 12:31pm

Photo: Healy event photoMayor Antonio Villaraigosa honored Los Angeles poet Eloise Klein Healy as the city's inaugural Poet Laureate at a ceremony at the Los Angeles Central Library this morning.

New Report Calculates Pacific Standard Time's Economic Impact: $280 Million

New Report Calculates Pacific Standard Time's Economic Impact: $280 Million

Thu, 11/01/2012 - 4:00pm

Photo: LAEDC's Economic Impact Report CoverThe J. Paul Getty Trust released figures estimating the overall economic impact in Southern California of Pacific Standard Time to include $280.5 million while it supported 2,490 jobs and generated $19.4 million in state and local taxes.

LACHSA Principal Honored for Contributions to Arts Education

LACHSA Principal Honored for Contributions to Arts Education

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 11:28am

Photo: LACHSA students participate in National Voter Registration DayArts for LA congratulates Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Principal George E. Simpson on his recognition by California State University Los Angeles as a Distinguished Educator.

LACHSA Alumnus Josh Groban Honored for Arts Education Philanthropy in NYC

LACHSA Alumnus Josh Groban Honored for Arts Education Philanthropy in NYC

Tue, 10/16/2012 - 12:22pm

Brian Stokes Mitchell (L) and Josh Groban, courtesy Americans for the ArtsAmericans for the Arts bestowed recognition on several prominent artists and arts patrons in New York City last night, including Los Angeles County High School for the Arts alumus and arts education advocate Josh Groban.

LA Fund and LAUSD Launch "Art Matters" to Support Complete Education for Students

LA Fund and LAUSD Launch "Art Matters" to Support Complete Education for Students

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 11:00am

The new Metro Barbara Kruger-designed busThe LA Fund for Public Education announced today the launch of "Art Matters," a program to support increased funding for arts education throughout the Los Angeles.

Measure J Will Set LA County in Motion

This November, Los Angeles County voters will be asked to support Measure J, a much-needed investment in our transportation system that would start up seven transit projects and eight highway improvement projects within five years and complete them within fifteen, providing traffic relief along with 250,000 good jobs. Measure J is a remarkable opportunity to put the county back to work modernizing our transportation system. It does this not by raising taxes but by extending by another 30 years the half-cent transportation sales tax voters approved in 2008.

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