More concussions reported among LAUSD athletes, but also better monitoring
Rising concussion numbers have spurred LA Unified to examine how to better monitor head injuries and ensure the safety of student athletes. “I love football,” said board member Richard Vladovic, who noted that this week the NFL for the first time recognized a link between football and brain disorders. “But I’m very concerned about long-term effects on...
By Mike Szymanski | March 17, 2016
LAUSD cancels Valley athletic activities because of heat
With record October heat striking the Los Angeles area, LA Unified today cancelled all outdoor daytime athletic activities in the San Fernando Valley, NBC reported. Varsity football games scheduled for after 7 p.m. will continue. Because of triple digit heat, Santa Ana winds and fire danger expected through the weekend, heat advisories and red flag warnings...
By Craig Clough | October 3, 2014