‘Star Wars’ director J.J. Abrams had LAUSD teacher in mind for ‘Maz’
* UPDATED She gave $1 million to Palisades Charter High School for classroom renovations and building a community pool. She was LAUSD’s oldest full-time teacher when she retired at 94 and one of the oldest ever in the nation. She taught the children of Frank Sinatra, Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin and Robert Mitchum. And, her students...
By Mike Szymanski | January 6, 2016
Palisades charter drawing ire of neighbors for all the NOISE
Administrators from Pacific Palisades Charter High School were on pins and needles earlier this week as the LA Unified school board considered its renewal application. But the board’s approval on Nov. 18 was hardly the end of the story. At a meeting at the beachside high school last night, about 15 neighborhood residents showed up to complain...
By Vanessa Romo | November 21, 2014