School board rejects proposed Glassell Park charter; comedy writer buys $2.4 million Silver Lake home; pot czar interview

Charter Rejection: The L.A. school board rejected a proposal by The International Studies Language Academy to open a new school in Glassell Park with more than 400 students. District officials cited several reason for the rejection, including a flawed educational program and a “unrealistic financial and operational plan.” L.A. Schools Report

Silver Lake Sale: Emmy award winner Jessi Klein, the head writer for the Inside Amy Schumer comedy program, has purchased a 4-bedroom, $2.405-million Spanish-style home on Balmer Drive in Silver Lake. Variety

Pot Czar: 26-year-old Cat Packer, who  heads the city’s new Department of Cannabis Regulation, talks about how she became interested in legalizing and regulating marijuana, the challenges of implementing the new regs and her views on personal consumption. “Would I use cannabis on the job? Absolutely not.” KPCC

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