L.A. school board members to receive 174% pay increase; the backstory on Echo Park’s Baxter Street

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  • L.A. school board members will see their annual pay jump to $125,000 from $45,637 starting in 60 days. The 174% increase for board members without any other outside salary or honorariums was approved by an independent commission that determines pay every five years.  L.A. Now
  • KCET provides the backstory on Baxter Street, one of the steepest streets in Echo Park and Silver Lake.
  • Jimmy Gomez is scheduled to be sworn in today as representative of California’s 34th Congressional District. The Eagle Rock resident has been criticized by for taking longer than usual to officially take office after winning the June 6 runoff election. KPCC
  • Bishop Jon Bruno of the Echo Park-based Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles suffered another setback in his effort to sell a Newport Beach church property over the objections of its members. Daily Pilot

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One comment

  1. Well, if anyone deserves a 174% pay increase it is the LAUSD board members. I mean, look at the quality education dispensed from all those wonderful schools they run.

    WTF is going on in this city?

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