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La Cañada High football edges Verbum Dei in opener
Aug 30, 2014 • Valley SunVerbum Dei High School Photo Gallery: La Cañada High School football vs. Verbum Dei High School · Topics · Football; Map Maps; La Canada Flintridge, CA, United States · West Adams, CA, United States · 11100 S Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90059, ... More
Next stop for Verbum Dei High's disadvantaged students: college
Aug 2, 2013 • Los Angeles TimesThe young man with braces and close-cropped hair as precise as a geometry lesson steps onto the stage at Verbum Dei High School, grabs the microphone and introduces himself. "My name is Ricardo Placensia," he says, then lets out a nervous laugh. More
Beal leads Wizards in 111-95 win over Kobe, Lakers
Dec 4, 2014 • Lakers.comWASHINGTON (AP) Bradley Beal scored 27 points, John Wall had 17 points and 15 assists, and the Washington Wizards beat Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers 111-95 on Wednesday night. The Wizards won their third straight and prevented the ... More
LAUSD student 'beats the odds' and wins $10000 scholarship
Dec 9, 2014 • LA School ReportLA Unified student Timothy Walker of Crenshaw High School was among five students honored by the Children's Defense Fund of California with a “Beat the Odds” award at a star-studded event in Culver City last week. The award recognizes students who ... More
Verbum Dei Community Mourns the lost of former Principal and Asst. Coach ...
Dec 2, 2014 • LasentinelRobert Mendoza or “Coach Bob” as so many knew him passed away surrounded by friends and family on Wednesday, November 24, 2014. Robert Mendoza for over 40 years was a fixture at Verbum Dei High School. Located in Watts, the legendary high ... More
John Keenan, 1930-2014: Founder of Torrance-based Keenan & Associates ...
Sep 4, 2014 • The Daily BreezeRemembering his roots, Keenan supported schools in South Los Angeles, providing donations to campuses such as St. Raphael's School and Verbum Dei High School. His company participated for years in Verbum Dei's Corporate Work Study program that ... More
Traffic Signal Installed Months After Hit-and-Run Kills Teen in South Los Angeles
Jun 20, 2014 • NBC Southern CaliforniaAs police continue to investigate the hit-and-run death of Nathan Mota, the teen's family felt some relief to witness the installation of a stoplight on Friday at the intersection where he was killed last September. Ted Chen reports from South LA for ... More
California to schools: Students don't have to pay for graduation attire, other ...
May 5, 2014 • Sacramento BeeIn the last 12 months, activists and parents across California have filed scores of state appeals challenging districts that require families to pay for such items as Advanced Placement exams, classroom supplies, workbooks and uniforms. Supporters say ... More