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Maywood activists' fight against new school is costing L.A. Unified

Apr 6, 2010 12:13:00 AM - latimes.com
Residents opposed to building High School No. 8, which would displace hundreds, have cost the district $20 million in state funds. But the school will be built anyway, officials say.

Some say this small city's struggle to block construction of a high school may be a losing battle, but a tenacious group of Maywood activists has managed to hit the Los Angeles Unified School District where it hurts -- in the wallet.