Former City Council Candidates Galatzan and Benson Endorse Krekorian in City Council run-off

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BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF Former City Council Candidates Tamar Galatzan and Mary Benson have announced their respective endorsements of Paul Krekorian for the city's Second District Council seat. Galatzan  is a  current LAUSD Board Member  and  … [Read more...]

Nobel Middle School student on D.C. leadership conference

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Kayla Hamburg

BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF Kayla S. Hamburg, an 11-year old from Nobel Middle School in Northridge, is currently in Washington D.C. taking part in a six-day leadership conference called Voices of Leadership:  Reflecting on the Past to create the … [Read more...]

City Council District 2 debates intensify as September 22 election approaches

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BY ANGELA FENTIMAN Community members from L.A.'s Sherman Oaks neighborhood filled the auditorium at Sherman Oaks Elementary School Monday to hear from the candidates hoping to represent them (and the rest of the Second Council District). Prior to … [Read more...]

Galatzan speaks out about DWP at Studio City sinkhole

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Los Angeles City Council candidate and Studio City resident Tamar Galatzan held a press conference September 10 to call on the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to create a ratepayer advocate position and ombudsperson. Standing alongside her … [Read more...]

Birmingham Community Charter High School Grand Opening

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Students watch from bleachers.

BY KAREN PACKER The band played, cheerleaders cheered, and a stadium full of students and staff joined in the celebration under early morning gray skies as Birmingham High School began the 2009-2010 school year August 19 with its new charter status … [Read more...]

Ten candidates vie for LA City Council District 2 seat

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Tamar Galatzan

BY ANGELA FENTIMAN A diverse group including elected officials, business leaders and community activists are competing for the opportunity to represent L.A.'s second council district, which oversees the communities of Lake View Terrace, La Tuna … [Read more...]

Galatzan’s Task Force meeting on LAUSD budget woes

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BY ERIKA OBLEA With the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) facing uncertain funds from state and the federal stimulus package, transportation cuts, and increasing class sizes, San Fernando Valley parents, teachers, and principals gathered … [Read more...]

North Hollywood’s East Valley High graduates first class

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The first-ever graduating class from North Hollywood's East Valley High School, with 190 students, matriculated on June 18 in a two-hour ceremony which included speeches from  Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board Member Tamar Galatzan … [Read more...]

El Camino Real student wins online video contest

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A video submitted by Loren Simons, a sophomore at El Camino Real High School, received the grand prize in a contest sponsored by Los Angeles Unified Board of Education Member Tamar Galatzan. Galatzan presented Simons with a $5000 check for El … [Read more...]