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COLUMN: Do politicians in Los Angeles make the grade?


In elementary and middle school, report cards were always effective in influencing student progression. Even then, however, complaints arose arguing that report cards weren’t accurate measures of determining development. But in a greater sense, that’s untrue. Report cards allow assessment of character highs and lows, specific areas for improvement and overall achievement. That’s why creating […]

Police commissioner speaks on campus


Steve Soboroff, president of the Los Angeles Police Commission, speaks at the Robert Widney Alumni House Monday at noon as part of the Lunch with a Leader event series hosted by the USC Bedrosian Center on Governance. Soboroff was appointed to the Board of Police Commissioners by Mayor Eric Garcetti in 2013.  

Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks at USC


Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was the featured speaker of the 13th annual Carmen and Louis Warschaw Distinguished Lecture in the Davidson Executive Conference Center Wednesday night. Titled “From Valley Boy to First Jewish Mayor of Los Angeles,” Garcetti discussed the role of his mixed heritage growing up, how Judaism can be an effective medium […]