Porter Ranch schools displaced in methane gas leak are heading back home
Boxes started being packed up the day after teachers left school last week, and by the time principals come back to school on July 21, all four schools should be back to normal after the Porter Ranch methane gas leak disrupted lives over the past year, school officials said Tuesday. “A lot of movement has...
By Mike Szymanski | June 21, 2016
Porter Ranch schools probably won’t move back until end of the school year
The two schools with 1,850 students that were relocated due to a methane gas leak in Porter Ranch probably won’t be moved back to their locations before the end of the school year. Although the district continues to weigh options about returning the students back to their schools, there are no plans to move the...
By Mike Szymanski | March 15, 2016
Just in: Porter Ranch schools relocated for gas leak might start return process this month; inspections are underway
Two Porter Ranch schools that were relocated during the methane gas leak are being checked for contamination inside every classroom, and the schools could begin moving back as early as this month, LA Unified officials said Tuesday. “Health inspectors are checking the inside of the schools before we move the children back,” Local District Northwest Superintendent...
By Mike Szymanski | March 1, 2016
Porter Ranch leak is over, but when will schools move back?
LA Unified Superintendent Michelle King issued a statement commending Thursday’s announcement that the Porter Ranch well that has been leaking methane gas since October has been sealed, but there was no clear indication of when the two relocated schools and their 1,850 students would return home. Two schools were moved to temporary locations over the winter break...
By Mike Szymanski | February 18, 2016