Silver Lake, the movie; rocks thrown at cars on the 101; Cal State overhauls remedial ed

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  • Sean McGinly will direct Martin Starr and Deborah Ann Woll in “Silver Lake,” says The Hollywood Reporter. The film, according Backstage, is about Nathan (played by Starr) and “his search for where he’s going in life” and his “relationships with his eccentric friends in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles.”
  • Two vehicles traveling northbound on the 101 Freeway near Silver Lake Boulevard were damaged after being hit by large rocks thrown into traffic lanes. The windshield of one car was shattered and headlight of another vehicle was broken. KTLA
  • First-year students at Cal State L.A. and the other CSU campuses who are not prepared for college-level courseworks will no longer be required to take English and math placement exams or noncredit remedial courses. The change will be applied in the fall of 2018 system as CSU adopts new ways to determine a student’s readiness for college. L.A. Times

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