World leaders, from U.S. President Barack Obama to Cuba's Raul Castro, will pay homage to Nelson Mandela at a mass memorial in South Africa on Tuesday that will recall his gift for bringing enemies together across political and racial divides.
Zachary Weiss, an eighth-grade algebra teacher at Luther Burbank Learning Complex, last week was named a 2011-2012 LAUSD Teacher of the Year, along with 13 other district teachers at the elementary through high school level.
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