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  1. School Lunches
    Sorry Teach, LAUSD Won’t Expel Its Free Breakfast ProgramDespite some union support for eliminating the offer, board members see staving off hunger as crucial to children’s education.
  2. School Lunches
    LAUSD Teachers Rail Against Free Breakfast ProgramDespite a reported uptick in vermin, the district’s food services director is labeling it a “smashing success.”
  3. School Lunches
    LAUSD Embraces ‘Meatless Mondays’ At Its School CafeteriasVictory for the planet or mere cost-cutting measure?
  4. School Lunches
    SoCal School Districts Cited For Misusing Millions in School Lunch FundsLAUSD is so far the biggest offender, being forced to pay back over $158 million in funds intended for poor students.
  5. School Lunches
    Flamin’ Hot Cheetoes Declared Public Enemy #1 at Pasadena SchoolsBags are being confiscated by the school system’s food police.
  6. School Lunches
    LAUSD Lunches Get Better Grades, But Now Kids Want Bigger PlatesYep, everyone’s still a critic.
  7. Health Concerns
    California’s Improved School Lunches May Actually Be Working!A new study reveals that the state’s high school students are consuming 158 fewer calories than their counterparts.
  8. Celebrity Settings
    James Worthy Eats at Kate Mantilini; Usher Hits Lexington Social HouseThe Laker resurfaced in a great week for L.A. sports fans.
  9. Mediavore
    El Torito Owners File For Bankruptcy Protection; How to Pack Lunch with Love andRM Restaurant Holding, which also owns Acapulco and Chevy’s, is feeling the pinch of the recession.
  10. Mediavore
    LAUSD Starts Anti-Obesity Campaign; Salt Can Also Harm Your BrainThe “I’m In” campaign seeks to promote new changes to school lunches.
  11. Mediavore
    Introducing Cigar-Flavored Beer; Iowa Egg Farms Won’t Clean Up Their ActsThe new brew is aged in Spanish cedar for its distinctive character..
  12. Mediavore
    Wine-Drinking Linked to Lower Weight Gain; Andre Ethier Connects With UnionThe Dodger star helps grill hot dogs and prepare Thanksgiving turkeys for those in need.
  13. The Food Police
    A Food Revolution Actually Occurs in L.A.Despite low ratings, Jamie Oliver’s crusade leaves a new legacy for L.A.
  14. Mediavore
    Sean Bean Stabbed At London Bar; Flavored Milk Banned at LAUSDThe Game of Thrones actor shakes it off, orders another beer.
  15. Mediavore
    LAUSD Gears Up To Make Food Donations; Coffee Causes HallucinationsThe Los Angeles School District will start donating its significant stock of unused food to local non-profits starting next week.
  16. Mediavore
    E. Coli Outbreak Kills Fourteen in Europe; Food Prices Trouble VenezuelaPoor citizens of the South American nation are spending half of their salaries on food.
  17. Mediavore
    LAUSD Appeases Critics Through Flavored Milk Ban; Joseph Mahon Finds a FullertonThe ban has been considered for some time, but will allow LAUSD a little breathing room.
  18. Mediavore
    LAUSD: “It’s Real Chicken”; Dodgers Cancel Half-Off Beer PromoL.A.’s school district invites reporters in for a glimpse of their central kitchen facility.
  19. Mediavore
    Coney Dog Has a Star Group of Investors; LAUSD Opening The Doors to Its CentralTim Allen, Adam Sandler, and Sam Raimi are all part of the group that is funding Sunset Blvd.’s first foray into Faygo.
  20. TV Land
    Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution Off to a Rough Start in L.A.Stymied by the school system, Jamie starts a community kitchen in Westwood, where we’re not sure it’s really needed.
  21. School Lunches
    LAUSD Students Speak Out About Jamie Oliver Rejection“LAUSD shouldn’t have declined this. Who knows when another opportunity like this will happen?”
  22. TV Land
    LAUSD Says Its Doesn’t Want A Food RevolutionJamie Oliver’s plan to fix school diets in L.A. gets rejected by the school district.
  23. Health Concerns
    Grassroots Group Targets LAUSD’s Limp LunchesFood for Lunch asks the school system to cut the crap.
  24. Mediavore
    Matrice’s Mother Sues L.A. County; Where To Eat A Seven Pound BurritoA distraught mother takes action after her daughter disappears following an arrest at Geoffrey’s while some indulgent eats almost make junk food look healthy.
  25. Mediavore
    Farmer’s Markets Celebrate 30 Years in L.A.; Can of Pepsi Contains Frog or ToadL.A. celebrates 30 years of farmer’s markets today, while the FDA confirms a frog or toad was found in a can of Pepsi.
  26. Mediavore
    Bottled Water is New Weapon in South L.A.; Dolphin Meat Documentary SurfacesWater is used to curb violence in So. Central while dolphins’ need for safe harbors in Japan is exposed.