LAPD enforcing speed limits after complaints from neighbors

By Saj Sri-Kumar The Los Angeles Police Department is cracking down on drivers speeding on the residential streets around the Upper School after receiving numerous complaints from residents. LAPD Senior Lead Officer Ron Carter said the police received reports of speeding from homeowners along Greenleaf Street, a cut-through street used to access Coldwater Canyon Avenue […]

"Slow Down for Julia" initiative announced this morning

By Jordan Freisleben The “Slow Down for Julia” initiative to call attention to unsafe driving was announced this morning at a press conference at the corner of Cliffwood and Sunset in West Los Angeles, where Julia Siegler ’14 was struck and killed by two vehicles last February. “Slow Down for Julia” was created by Siegler’s […]

Laptop, personal items stolen from science teacher’s car

By Lara Sokoloff and Rebecca Nussbaum   A laptop and other items were stolen from a faculty member’s car Thursday morning in the lot behind Starbucks at Ventura and Alcove. Science teacher Krista McClain parked her car in the lot behind Starbucks. When she returned minutes later, she found her backseat driver’s side window shattered […]

Neighborhood watch

Campus security said they were aware of the predator, who was registered at that address on the Megan’s List website. Jessica’s Law, which bans sex criminals from living within 2,000 feet of schools, among other places was passed two months after his release from prison in 2006. At the Upper School, students are frequently walking […]


By Cathi Choi When 16-year-old Gwyneth* ’09 first had sex with her boyfriend she wasn’t sure if it was legal. She had considered her chances of getting pregnant, and she had talked to her 18-year-old boyfriend Josh* ’07 about how ready they both were. But Gwyneth was never clear about or concerned with the California […]