Los Angeles school police still ticketing thousands of young students

By Susan Ferriss

School police still citing thousands of kids for minor violations

Excerpts from this story referencing "Manuel Criollo":

"… e contact with school police can have a very profound impact on kids, said Manuel Criollo, an organizer with the Labor/Community Strategy Center in Los Angeles, whi …"

Los Angeles report: Limit suspensions, don't fine truants

By Susan Ferriss

A task force in Los Angeles, Calif. attacks harsh school discipline, truancy dollar fines

Spending spree: Where does the convention money go?

By Meredith O'Brien

WASHINGTON, July 12, 2004 — An accounting of the exact costs of national presidential nominating conventions cannot be made until after the

Excerpts from this story referencing "Boston":

"… t committee’s spending and DNCC disbursements for the 2004 convention in Boston, from October 2002 through March 31, 2004. Select expenses were entered in …"

"… The Center categorized the data from the DNCC for both the Los Angeles and Boston conventions by four main categories: Payroll and consulting, travel and lo …"

"… arch 31, 2004)The analysis of the DNCC spending for the 2004 convention in Boston does not paint a complete picture, as much of the heavy convention spendin …"

"… tional Committee Services general fund, travel, $11,468.Re/Max Waterfront, Boston, lodging, $5,750.Capital Hilton, lodging and audio/visual purchase, $2,991 …"