Two LA Unified High Schools Opening Union Bank Branches
At two Los Angeles high schools, students will soon be able to meet all their banking needs right there on the school site — if they happen to use Union Bank, that is. The LA Unified board has announced a partnership to open student-run branches at Lincoln High School in Lincoln Heights and Crenshaw High School...
By Chase Niesner | October 4, 2013
Ratliff Retires Campaign Debt With Broad Base of Support
Before her election to the LA school board in May, Monica Ratliff was virtually unknown. Now, the race to influence her is on — and all sides have entered. Ratliff, a former teacher and upset winner over Antonio Sanchez in District 6, has raised just over $30,000 since her election to help retire her campaign...
By Hillel Aron | July 30, 2013
“Motley Crew” Attend Ratliff Campaign Debt Fundraiser
Less than a week before she’s due to be sworn in as a new School Board member, Monica Ratliff held a fundraiser at Farfalla in Los Feliz to raise money in order to pay off her campaign debt. According to sources who attended the lunch, the roughly 20 to 25 people who were there comprised...
By Hillel Aron | June 26, 2013